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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 24th, 2017

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James Andrew Lacey, 59, Winder
James Andrew Lacey, age 59, of Winder, GA passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017. He is survived by his mother, Dolores lacey, Winder, GA; sister, Cassandra Thomas Lacey, Winder, ...

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It is with great regret that we announce the passing of the Honorable Charles R. “Charlie” Smith. Charlie left this earth on 7-24-17 at 7:30 pm. Charlie was a loving hu ...

Habersham

James Andrew Cody, 85, Mt. Airy
  James Andrew Cody, age 85, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017. Mr. Cody was born on November 13, 1931, in Clarkesville, Georgia, to the late ...
Loy Rothell, 83, Demorest
  Loy Rothell, age 83, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Loy was born in Habersham County to the late Luther Rothell and Pearl Jon ...

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Andre (Andy) Howard, 85, Dahlonega
And the Army goes rolling along… Retired First Sergeant Andre (Andy) Howard answered his final order at the age of 85 as His Heavenly Commander called him home.  He no ...
Carolyn Rena Wood, 61, Dahlonega
Mrs. Carolyn Rena Wood, age 61, of Dahlonega, GA, went to be with her Lord where there is no more sickness and no more pain on Monday, July 24, 2017. Carolyn was a native and li ...
Claud Fortner, 98, Dahlonega
Claud Fortner age 98 of Dahlonega passed away on July 24th, 2017 following an extended illness. Mr. Fortner was born in Hall County to William Fortner and Elza Crow Fortner.  ...
Andre “Andy” Howard, 86, Dahlonega
Mr. Andre “Andy”Howard, age 86 of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at FriendshipNursing Home. Funeral servicesare scheduled for 2:00 PM Thursday, July 27 ...

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Glenda Joyce “JoJo” Tester, 54, Sautee Nacoochee
Glenda Joyce “JoJo” Tester, age 54, of Sautee Nacoochee, GA passed away on December 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. JoJo was the daughter of the late W ...
Frances Keller, 81, Sautee
Frances Keller 81 of Sautee passed away Monday July 24, 2017.  Mrs. Keller was born in Bartow, Florida the daughter of the late Lucian Edward and Eunice Stroud Ewin.   ...
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.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.