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Local Obits for Wed. Apr 24th, 2013

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Doris Evelyn Holman Eidson, age 84, of Winder, GA, who passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Mrs. Eidson was born in Oakwood, GA, ...
Karen Jean Hall, 54, Bethlehem
Karen Jean Hall, age 54, of Bethlehem passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Karen loved to read, she enjoyed the beach and the mountains. Her family and grandchildren were the l ...

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Elizabeth D. "Libby" Johnson, 70, of Cumming, GA went to be with the Lord on April 24, 2013. Born in Alpharetta, GA she was the daughter of the late William and Ethel Do ...
Kathy Renee' Alig, 47, Cumming
Kathy Renee' Alig, age 47, of Forsyth County, passed away Monday, April 22, 2013. She loved gardening, fishing, and cooking for her extended family. Survivors include her belo ...

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Gary Galavitz, 50, Flowery Branch
Mr. Gary Galavitz, age 50, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Marion F. Galavitz; and brother Donald ...
Kathryn 'Kitty' Brooks, 87, Gainesville
Kathryn R. Brooks, "Kitty" 87, died on April 24, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Born in Highland City, FL to Susie and George W. Riddle on December 8, 1925, she grew up in ...

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Ernest Briseno Hernandez, 77, Braselton
Mr. Ernest Briseno Hernandez, age 77, of Braselton passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at his residence. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013 fr ...

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Lewis William Warren, 79, Morganton
Mr. Lewis William Warren, age 79, of Morganton, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Effie Warren; two brothers; and thr ...
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel in Danielsville, announces services for Mrs. Mary Lou Parham Cleghorne, 82, of Colbert who passed away peacefully at her residence and went ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.