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Local Obits for Sun. Nov 29th, 2015

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Martha Logan Barnett, 88, Winder
Martha Logan Barnett, age 88, of Winder passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015.  Graveside services will be held 3:00 pm Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Alta Vista Cemetery in G ...

Habersham

Cecil E. Byram, 88, Cornelia
  Cecil E. Byram, age 88, of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mr. Byram was born August 10, 1927 in Whitesburg, GA to the late Udon and Winnie Mae Cancle ...
Eddie Thomas Chambers, 73, Mt. Airy
  Eddie Thomas Chambers, age 73 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Habersham Medical Center.   Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on Jun ...
Jean Dyer, 80, Mt. Airy
Jean Dyer, age 80 of Mt Airy, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mrs. Dyer was born on February 23, 1935 in New Jersey, to the late Charles and Molly Handling Thiel. In a ...
Randall “Randy” John Mateling, age 66 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015, at his residence.   Born in Chicago, Illinois on November 19, 1949, ...
Ernest W Nations Jr., 80, Clarkesville
  Mr. Ernest W. Nations, Jr., age 80, native and lifelong resident of Habersham County, Georgia went home to be with his Lord Sunday, November 29, 2015.  Mr. Nation ...

Hall

Jimmy Lamar Cheek, 59, Gillsville
Mr. Jimmy Lamar Cheek, age 59 of Gillsville, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.        & ...

Jackson

Ralph Delyn Mote, 86, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ralph Delyn Mote, age 86, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mr. Mote was born in Jackson Count ...

Lumpkin

Bradford Garland Barnes, 87, Dahlonega
Bradford Garland Barnes, age 87, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 at his home following a period of declining health. Mr. Barnes was born in White County, ...
Hugh Lee Day, 66, Dahlonega
Mr. Hugh Lee Day, 66 of Dahlonega died Sunday November 29, 2015 at his residence. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and ...

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Ruby Tench Brown, 72, Cave Springs, GA
Ruby Tench Brown, age 72, of Cave Spring, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 29, 2015. Mrs. Brown was born on October 17, 1943 in West Aliquippa, PA to the late Walter Bax ...

Rabun

Minnie Elizabeth Ramey Wilson, 84, of Tiger passed away November 29, 2015 surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 4, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Adolphus M. ...

White

Roy W. Adams, 64, Cleveland
Mr. Roy W. Adams age 64 of Cleveland passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later b ...
Roy William Adams Jr., 64, Cleveland
Roy William Adams Jr. age 64, of Cleveland passed away Sunday November 29, 2015.  Mr. Adams was born in Habersham County and was preceded in death by his father, Roy Willia ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died