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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 1st, 2013

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Charles Edward Maxey, 85, Winder
Charles Edward Maxey, age 85, of Winder passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706 ...

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James William "Bill" Rice, 82, Dawsonville
Mr. James William "Bill" Rice, age 82, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County) died Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at his home.Bill was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County, and d ...

Habersham

Demmie Lucille Shirley Mason, age 81, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 1 2013.Mrs. Mason was born on November 24, 1931, in Cornelia, Georgia; daughter of the l ...
William Phillip 'Bill' Sands, 79, Clarkesville
Funeral services for William Phillip "Bill" Sands, age 79 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. To ...

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Emmie Joyce Gilbert, 77, Gainesville
Emmie Joyce Gilbert, age 77, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Gilbert; parents, Eugene and Jessie Dell Holmes ...
Mary Catherine Nix, 91, Clermont
Mrs. Mary Catherine Nix age 91 of Clermont, Ga. died Sept. 30, 20l3 at a private nursing home. A memorial service will be held a at a later date. Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont.
Mary Grace Carney Coker, 70, Gainesville
Mary Grace Carney Coker, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral servic ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Rush "Jim" Palmer, Jr., age 74, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Mr. Palmer was born in Chat ...
Tracy Hope Cowart, 49, Jefferson
Tracy Hope Cowart, age 49, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706 ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Thelma Lorene Strickland Carruth, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday, October 1, 2013.Lorene was born and raised in Lumpkin County, spent 47 years in Watkinsville, GA with h ...

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Nancy R. Lloyd, 61, Atlanta
Nancy R. Lloyd, of Atlanta, passed away peacefully, on Oct. 1, 2013, just a mere two months after losing her beloved husband of 61 years, Bob. She was the daughter of the late Earl ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died