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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 ...
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.
Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49.
Georgia Hall Of Fame racer Charles Barrett passes away
Charles Barrett, a Hall of Fame short track ace and former NASCAR driver, passed away on Friday. The Cleveland, Georgia native scored the win in approximately 250...
Mansfield Oil Co. founder dies at 86
John Mansfield, Sr., of Amelia Island, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, and the founder of Mansfield Oil Company and Kangaroo convenience stores, died Thursday. .
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.