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Dennis Alvin Conwell, 64, Auburn
Dennis Alvin Conwell, age 64, of Auburn passed away Monday, March 27, 2017.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

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Jerry Lee Blalock, 73, Dawsonville
Jerry Lee Blalock, 73, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth, Cumming, GA. He was a member of North Roswell Baptist Church. He love ...

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Marilyn Robinson McAlister, age 61, of Alto, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017. Born on June 4, 1955, she was a daughter of late Marvin and Annie Robinson. Mrs. McAlister was e ...
Eulene L. Murphy, 89, Cornelia
Eulene London Murphy, age 89 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017. Born in Barberton, Ohio she was a daughter of the late Thomas L. and Viola Barrett London. Mrs. ...

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Timothy “Tim” L. Millwood, 51, of Oakwood, passed away at his home Monday after a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2pm Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Mo ...
Mark Edward Baker, 50, Gainesville
Mark Edward Baker, 50, of Gainesville Georgia passed away on March 27, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 in the Chap ...

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Anna Cooke Porter, 56, Commerce
Anna Cooke Porter, age 56 of Commerce, GA passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at her residence.   Born in New Jersey, Mrs. Porter was the daughter of the late Phillip R ...
Betty Jean Sears, 78, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Jean Sears, age 78, of Commerce died Monday, March 27, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Sears was born in Commerce to the late, Happy Jack and Myrtice Carter Waldrop.&n ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Zonda Christine Gunnells Christopher, age 59, of Jefferson Georgia, who passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. ...

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Mr. Joseph “Joe” Elwood Irvin, age 70 of Deep Creek Road, Dewey Rose, Georgia and formerly of Toccoa passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Elbert Memorial Hospital. ...

Stephens

Mr. John Crawford Hemrick, Jr., age 67 of 170 Mill Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late John C. Hemrick, Sr. and Rosa M ...

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John Edward House, 84, Cleveland
John Edward House, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. House was born on July 2, 1932, in Winder, Georgia to the late Garnet ...
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
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.