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Local Obits for Sun. Jun 12th, 2016

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James Ray McDonald, 83, Winder
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Ray McDonald, age 83, of Winder, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2016. Mr. McDonald was born in Statham, Georgia, ...
Billy Joe "B.J." Wall, 87, Winder
Billy Joe "BJ" Wall, age 87, of Winder passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016.  BJ served in the United States Army and  retired from General Motors after 30 years o ...

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Janice B. Wood, 92, Dawsonville
Janice B. Wood, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday June 12, 2016 at her residence following a short period of declining health. Born October 3, 1923 in Hoboken, Georgia to th ...

Forsyth

Heather Marie Nall Hagler, 47, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on June 12, 2016 surrounded by her family and friends after a courageous battle with rectal cancer. She is surv ...

Gwinnett

Eul Rye Jin, 83, Duluth
Eul Rye Jin, age 83 of Duluth, Georgia, died Sunday, June 12, 2016.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel.&nb ...

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Franklin C. Thiel, 63, Cornelia
Franklin C. Thiel, age 63, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016. Mr. Thiel was born on June 26, 1952, in Owosso, Michigan, to the late Louie August and Fra ...

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Barbara Gail Campbell, 54, Gainesville
Barbara Gail Campbell, age 54, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, June 20, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel wit ...
Tom Swindle, 54, Flowery Branch
Tom Swindle, 54 of Flowery Branch, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday June 12, 2016.  Preceded in death by his grandparents, Tom and Mattie Lou Swindle of Ila, Ga. a ...
Edwin Marion Wood, Jr., 85, Flowery Branch
Edwin Marion Wood, Jr., 85, died Sunday, June 12, 2016 at his home on the 11th hole of Royal Lakes Golf Course surrounded by his family after a brave battle with cancer.  H ...

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Irene Leger Morin, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Irene Leger Morin, age 82 of 90 Regan Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the late Henry a ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.