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Local Obits for Tue. Jan 31st, 2017

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Joyce A. Stansell, 77, Winder
Joyce A. Stansell, age 77, of Winder passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

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Gladys Bruce, 68, Dawsonville
Gladys Bruce, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 30, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born March 19, 1948 in Lumpkin County to the late Hubert and Vi ...

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Ruby Stamey Benfield, 88, Clarkesville
Ruby “Nanny B” Stamey Benfield, age 88, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, following an extended illness. Mrs. Benfiel ...
Condred Everiage Cochran, 77, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Condred Everiage Cochran, age 77 of Clarkesville will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rusty Cochran offic ...

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Mrs. Ginger Lyn Phillips Sargent, 37, of Lula passed away on January 31, 2017.  A Memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 3, 2017 in the chapel of Me ...

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Carroll Anderson “C.A” Puckett, age 76, of Jackson County, who passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Mr. Puckett was a ...
William H. Steele, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William H. Steele, age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  Mr. Steele was born in Chattaro ...

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Waymon Fount Earls, 60, Toccoa
Mr. Waymon Fount Earls, age 60 of 451 Fowlertown Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital, Lavonia. A son of the late Thomas ...

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Warren Reece, 89, Cleveland
Warren Reece, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland ...
Warren Reece, 89, Cleveland
Warren Reece, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Saturday, February 4, 2017 at The Chapel of Barrett Fu ...
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86