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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 6th, 2016

Dawson

Robert E. Lee, 96, N/A
Robert E. Lee, age 96, of Dawson County, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016. He was married for 76 years in June to his loving wife, Voncile Tinsley Lee. Robert was a member o ...

Hall

Ricko Bledson, 39, Gainesville
Ricko Bledson age 39 of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 6, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 705 Summit Street, Gaine ...
Mary Miller Engler, 95, Flowery Branch
Mary Miller Engler, age 95 of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016. Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 13, 2016 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witne ...
Willie Rae Gee, 74, Gainesville
Willie Rae Gee, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, August 06, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, August 9 ...
Kenneth Dale Goss, Sr, 55, Gainesville
                Kenneth Dale Goss, Sr., age 55 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, August 6, 2016 at hi ...
Oscar Howard Jones, 67, Gainesville
Oscar Howard Jones, 67, of Gainesville, Georgia departed this life on this side on Saturday, August 6th 2016 following an extended illness.   Oscar was born on September 25, ...
Clay Roger Wilson, 61, Clermont
Clay Roger Wilson, age 61 of Clermont, passed away Saturday, August 06, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Memorial services are sche ...
Clay Roger Wilson, 61, Clermont
Clay Roger Wilson, age 61 of Clermont, passed away Saturday, August 06, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.          &nbs ...

Jackson

Janette Merk Johnson, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janette Merk Johnson, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, August 6, 2016.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Com ...

Other

June Marble Smith, 72, Athens
June Marable Smith, age 72, of Athens died Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Smith was born in Athens to the late, James Robert and Sarah Virgi ...

White

Regina Mourey, 85, Cleveland
Regina Mourey age 85 of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 6, 2016 at her residence.    Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by B ...
Regina Mourey, 85, Cleveland
Regina Mourey age 85, of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 6, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Mourey was born in Kamenetz, Germany to the late Willie Rechenbach and Herta ...
Glenda Jean Pierce, 71, Fruitland Park, Fla.
Glenda Jean Pierce, age 71, of Fruitland Park, Florida, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016. Ms. Pierce was born on January 26, 1945, in Adrian, GA, to the late Earnest ...
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.