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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 27th, 2017

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Nancy Roeca Austin, 95, Gainesville
Nancy (Roeca) Austin, 95, passed away peacefully in her carriage home at Lanier Village Estates on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Nancy was born in Independence, MO on April 9, 1922. I ...

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Mildred Louise Tatum, 79, Athens
Mildred Louise Tatum, age 79, of Athens, GA passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at her residence.   Born on April 22, 1938 in Apple Valley, GA, Mrs. Tatum was the daughte ...
Vladimir P. Burmay, 77, Jefferson
Mr. Vladimir P. Burmay, age 77, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 1 ...

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Harold G. "Doc" Temple, 82, Dahlonega
Harold G. “Doc” Temple was born on August 4, 1934, and went home to be with his Savior Jesus Christ on June 26, 2017.   Raised in Georgia, Harold graduated f ...
'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
Update: Ray Burch: Local, state poultry leader dies
A memorial service will be held Tuesday. July 10th for Ray Burch, a Gainesville man well-known in local and state poultry circles.