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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 2nd, 2017

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Jamie Lee Jones, 33, Winder
Jamie Lee Jones, age 33, of Winder, GA passed away from a motorcycle accident in Miami, Florida on Saturday, September 2, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Lee ...

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Lucille Smith Grant, 88, Gainesville
Lucille Smith Grant, 88, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 ...
Lois Patricia Grover, 89, Gainesville
Lois Patricia Grover, 89, passed away on September 2, 2017 in Gainesville, GA. Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM on September 12, 2017 followed by the funeral at 11:00 AM at McGinn ...
Arnold "Junior" Jones Jr., 83, Gainesville
  Rev. Arnold Jones, Jr. “Junior”, 83 years old passed away on September 2, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA surrounded by his loving ...

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J.T. Brown, 71, Talmo
J.T. Brown, 71 of Talmo passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Septembe ...

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Thomas James Smith, 81, Athens
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Thomas James Smith of Athens, Georgia. Mr. Smith, 81, entered into rest Saturday, September 2, 2017.  Mr. Smith was born in Clebu ...

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Kathleen Wilbanks Alley, 86, Lakemont
Kathleen Wilbanks Alley, age 86, of Lakemont, Ga., passed away September 2, 2017 at her residence with her loving family by her side.  She was the daughter of the late Artemas ...

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Willie Craven Smith, 85, Toccoa
Mrs. Willie Craven Smith, age 85 of Skyline Drive in Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 at The Clary Center in Toccoa.    A daughter of the lat ...

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Leland Bagwell, 92, Cleveland
  On Saturday, September 2, Leland Bagwell completed his lifelong task of guiding people to Christ by his ministry and, more importantly,  by his personal example. S ...
Maurice Leland Bagwell, 92, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Rev. Maurice Leland Bagwell , age 92 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on September 2, 2017.   A service is scheduled for Sunday, ...
Tammie Cross, 55, Cleveland
Tammie Cross, age 55 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September2, 2017.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, Cl ...
Tammie Cross, 55, Cleveland
Tammie Cross, age 55 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017.  Ms. Crosswas born June 12, 1962 in Hall County to the late Billy and Ardetha Cross. Shestarted ...
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.
NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II vet Bud Moore dies at 92
NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92.