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Local Obits for Sat. Nov 12th, 2016

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Charles Edgar Lamb, 72, Cumming
Charles Edgar Lamb, age 72 of Cumming, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, November 12, 2016.  He was co-owner of Bennett's Marine. He spent most of his life ...

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Daniel Richard Matthew Diaddigo, Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on November 12, 2016. He was born on October 18, 1938 in Aliquippa, PA.  Richard graduated from ...
Lisa Shivers Myers, 45, Gainesville
Mrs. Lisa Shivers Myers age 45, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2 ...
James Donald "Don" Nix, 75, Gainesville
Mr. James Donald (Don) Nix, age 75, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...

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Michael Delone Wortham, age 62, of Athens passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0 ...
Idell Moore Byers, 95, Douglasville
Idell Moore Byers, age 95 of Doulgasville and formerly of Demorest, passed away November 12, 2016, at her residence. Born in Turnerville, Georgia on March 14, 1921, she was a da ...
Leeanne Wooten Carroll, 51, Marble Hill
Leeanne Wooten Carroll age 51 of Marble Hill, GA left this world on Saturday November 12, 2016 to be with the Lord.  She was born in Jacksonville, FL, the daughter of Ann and ...
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.