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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 ...
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69