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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 9th, 2016

Dawson

Easter Gayton Amos, 88, Dawsonville
Easter Gayton Amos, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday October 8, 2016 at Gold City Nursing Center following a period of declining health. Born April 8, 1928 to the late Jo ...

Forsyth

Larmon Roy Barron, 85, Cumming
Rev. Larmon Roy Barron, age 85, of Cumming passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016. A loving husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother, Larmon was a ...
Carolyn McAlpin Neely, 76, Cumming
Carolyn McAlpin Neely, 76, of Cumming, GA died at Vitas Hospice Duluth on Sunday, October 9, 2016.  Born in Magee, MS she was the daughter of the late Olice and Newman McAlpin ...

Habersham

Dorothy Oatley Bell, 84, Demorest
Dorothy Oatley Bell, age 84, passed away surrounded by family in the early morning hours of October 9th. Born on December 18th, 1931, in Atlanta, Georgia, she was affectionatel ...

Hall

Bryant Davis, 48, Gainesville
Mr. Bryant Davis, age 48, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016 at his residence. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2016 in the Chapel of Me ...
Thomas Edward Garner, 92, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Edward (Ed) Garner, age 92, of Gainesville passed away into the arms of his savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – G ...
Margaret Segers Jackson, age 74, of Lula, Georgia (Rock Springs Community) went to be with The Lord on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Mrs. Jackson was born on December 15, 1941 in B ...
Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies as age 77
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77
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