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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 26th, 2017

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clarence Allen “Buddy” Merck, age 87, of Winder, Georgia who passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Mr. Merck wa ...

Forsyth

Rex John Mathis, 58, Cumming
Rex John Mathis age 58 of Cumming passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and a member of Matt Masonic Lodge #694. He was preceded in de ...

Habersham

Journey N. Burton, 82, Clarkesville
Journey N. Burton, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 26, 2017, following an extended illness. Mr. Burton was born on August 8, 1934 ...
  Marjory “Annette” Christian Park, age 77, of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at her home with all her family at her side.  An ...

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Vance Princeton Barnes, 86, Gainesville
Vance Princeton Barnes of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, January 26, 2017 after a short battle with cancer.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia in ...
Mrs. Mildred Juanita Duncan Ivester, 84, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday January 26, 2017 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral Services will ...
Bridie Beatrice Johnson, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Birdie Beatrice Johnson, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Patricia Ann Mackey, 72, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Mackey, 72 of Gainesville, GA passed Wednesday, January 26, 2017.    Little& Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., ...
Bobbie Jean Hayes, 75, Clermont
Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday January, 29, 2017 at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Charles Buice, Rev. David Martin and Rev. Brandon Dyer officiating.  Burial wi ...
Walter Hugh Nix, 69, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for Walter Hugh Nix, age, 69 of Clermont, Ga. services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday January 28, in Mount Vernon Baptist Church. Interment will ...
Charles Brady Richardson, 80, Gainesville
Charles Brady Richardson, age 80, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and a member of Fairview Baptist Church. ...

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Annie Lee Baird Bailes, 95, Hoschton
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Annie Lee Baird Bailes, age 95 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Mrs. Bailes was ...
James Millard Stephens, 72, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Millard Stephens, age 72 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Mr. Stephens was born in T ...
Charles Wheeler Boggs, 68, Braselton
Charles Wheeler Boggs, age 68, of Braselton passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Wheeler served in the United States Army and retired from General Motors after 30 years of ...

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Kathleen Billie Wimpy, 95, Dahlonega
Mrs. Kathleen Billie Wimpy passed away at her residence on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 just one day shy of her ninety-sixth birthday. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on January 26, 19 ...
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69
Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Roger Moore, who played British spy James Bond seven times in the famed film series, had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93
Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93
Architect who designed Brenau Downtown Center dies
The architect who designed the Brenau Downtown Center and numerous other buildings throughout north Georgia, N.A. Jacobs, died Saturday.
Former Gainesville City School Board member, community leader dies
Walton Moore, a former Gainesville City School Board chairman and community leader, has died. He was 76.
'Deadwood' actor Powers Boothe dies at 68
Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the film "The Avengers," has died
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