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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 5th, 2015

Habersham

Jody Burton, 77, Demorest
Jody Burton, age 77, of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2015. Born on November 1, 1937, in Clarkesville, Georgia, he was a son of the late Oscar and Hester York Burto ...
Rose Ann Spada Tartaglia, 97, Clarkesville
Rose Ann Spada Tartaglia, age 97, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 following an extended illness at a private care facility. Mrs. Tartaglia was ...

Hall

Harold E. Knauts, 82, Lula
            Mr. Harold E. Knauts age 82 of Lula, Ga passed away on Wednesday August 05, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Cen ...
James C. Black, 80, Gainesville
James C. "Buddy" Black, 80, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.   Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, Gainesville, GA is in ...
James C. “Buddy” Black, 80, Gainesville
James C. “Buddy” Black, 80, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday August 5, 2015. A lifetime resident of Hall County, he was born on April 3, 1935. He was the son ...
Jimmy L. Meeks, 61, Gainesville
Mr. Jimmy L. Meeks, age 61 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Cancer Treatment Center of Georgia following an extended illness.     &n ...
Neal Roper, 85, Gainesville
Neal Roper age 85 passed away August 5, 2015 after an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Eva Roper and son and daughter in law, Buster and Paula Roper; grandson, Josh ...

Jackson

Louise Landers, 85, Braselton
      Mrs. Louise Landers, age 85, of Braselton, Georgia passed away August 5, 2015 at her residence.  She was a daughter of the late Marion and Estel ...
Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies
Hugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies
Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died
Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85
Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship football team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88