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Local Obits for Sat. Jan 5th, 2019

Dawson

Donald Neal Latham, 83, Big Canoe
        Donald Neal Latham 83, of Big Canoe, Ga passed away on Saturday, December 5th, 2019 surrounded by his family. A memorial service will tak ...

Forsyth

Patricia Hargis Fields, 69, Gainesville
Patricia Hargis Fields, 69, died peacefully in her sleep on January 5, 2019, in Gainesville, Ga. Pat was born on March 26, 1949, in Troy, New York to Howard K. Hargis and Fay Ha ...

Gwinnett

David M. Layton, 59, Buford
David M. Layton, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Francis Layton; and brothers, Donald A. Layton and D ...
Daugherty, Shirley Ethel (nee Shirley Clarke) passed away peacefully at her home in Sugar Hill on Saturday, January 5th. She was 92 years old. Mercifully the good Lord called her t ...
Paul L. Fisher, 78, Suwanee
Paul L. Fisher, age 78, of Suwanee, GA passed away January 5, 2019.  He was preceded in death by parents, Jack L. and Angeline Jane Holloway Fisher; and brothers, Jack Fish ...

Hall

Shirley Jo DuBois Carey, 83, Flowery Branch
Shirley Jo DuBois Carey, RN, MSN ,PhD Age 83, Flowery Branch Ga January 1, 1936 - January 5, 2019 Preceded in death by parents Joseph and Virginia DuBois, husband, George ...
Junior Coggins, 83, Flowery Branch
  Junior Coggins, age 83, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by wife, Retha Nell Martin Coggins; parents, Wiley King, Sr. ...
Jonathan P. Hewell, 46, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Thursday January 10, 2019 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Jonathan P. Hewell, 46, of Gainesville, Ga.  Rev. Bradley Elliott will offici ...

Jackson

Tammy "Ta" Glass Cates, 46, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Tammy “Ta” Glass Cates, age 46 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, January 5, 2019.  Mrs. Cates was ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Lee Overstreet, Jr., age 53 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, January 5, 2019.  Mr. Overstreet was bor ...

Lumpkin

Christian John Burns, 16, Dahlonega
Christian John Burns, age 16, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019. Chris was born in Lumpkin County on August 22, 2002.  He was preceded in death by his moth ...

Other

Julie Sue Bontrager, 69, Alpharetta
Mrs. Julie Sue Bontrager 69, of Alpharetta, Ga passed away on January 5, 2018. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldand ...
  Justin "J.S." Standridge, age 27, of Canon, GA passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019. He was a graduate of Banks County High School, and was preceded in de ...
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.