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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 13th, 2016

Dawson

Frances Louise Millsap Cowart, 88, of Dawsonville, GA died peacefully on January 13, 2016. She was one of four children of Vincent and Clessie Millsap. She was preceded in death by ...

Habersham

Souphonh Phetmixay, 72, Cornelia
Souphonh Phetmixay, age 72, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016.  Mr. Phetmixay was born in Vientiane, Laos, on March 29, 1943.  He w ...

Hall

Nellie Mae Miller, 87, Gainesville
   Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Friday January 15, 2016 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Nellie Mae Miller, 87, of Gainesville. Rev. Phil Carpenter and Rev. H ...
Margret Dover, 79, Gainesville
    Mrs. Margret Dover, age 79, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.      ...
Doris Inez Dale Tallant, 81, Gainesville
         Mrs. Doris Inez Dale Tallant age 81 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended ...

Jackson

Altamese Duffy, N/A, N/A
Altamese Duffey passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2016.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Wimberly & White Funeral Home Chapel in Commerce, Ga. & ...
Mike Jones, 66, Commerce
Mike Jones, age 66 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday January 13, 2016.       Mr. Jones was the son of the late John Morris and Dorothy Sorrow Jones. ...

Other

John Russell Farmer, 97, Gastonia, NC
Mr. John Russell Farmer, age 97 of 2755 Union Road, Gastonia, North Carolina passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Morningside Assisted Living in Gastonia, North Carolina. ...

Stephens

Mrs. Elmira Samantha Nichols Wilbanks, age 96 of Skyline Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Stephens County Hospital.  A daughter of the ...

White

Holly Evans, 49, Clarkesville
Holly Evans, age 49 of Clarkesville, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at Habersham County Medical Center. Ms. Evans was born on December 14, 1966, in Delmar, Maryl ...
‘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