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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 30th, 2016

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Rhonda Jean Collins, 37, Winder
Rhonda Jean Collins, age 37, of Winder passed away Friday, September 30, 2016.  Rhonda was a 1997 graduate of Jackson County Comprehensive High School.  She worked in fin ...
Deborah Elizabeth Edmunds, 58, Bethlehem
Deborah Elizabeth Edmunds, age 58, of Bethlehem passed away Friday, September 30, 2016.  Debbie loved being a nurse. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and ...

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Todd Jones Davis, 49, Buford
Todd Jones Davis, age 49 of Buford, GA went to heaven Thursday, September 29, 2016 after an eight and half year battle with Glioblastoma Brain Cancer. Funeral service will be held ...
Paul Kilpatrick, 64, Buford
Paul Kilpatrick of Buford passed away Friday, September 30, 2016.  Paul was a mischievous 64 year old man who never grew up.  A native of Shelbyville, TN, he had lived in ...

Habersham

Clyde Lee Freeman, 75, Mt. Airy
Clyde Lee Freeman, age 75 of Mt. Airy, passed away Friday, September 30, 2016, at his residence. Born in Habersham County on April 10, 1941, he was a son of the late Howard and ...
Charles Peter (Hawk) Smessaert, 80, Clarkesville
Charles Peter “Hawk” Smessaert, age 80, of Clarkesville passed away September 9, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.   Born in Chicago, Illi ...

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Eileen V. Thompson, 88, Gainesville
Eileen V. Thompson, 88, of Gainesville, died Friday September 30, 2016 Eileen was born May 26, 1928  and grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee.  She is survived by a son ...

Jackson

Robert Samuel Carithers, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Samuel Carithers, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, November 30, 2015.  Mr. Carithers was born in ...

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Steven Angel Landa, 72, Cleveland
            Mr. Steven Angel Landa age 72 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center followin ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
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