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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 25th, 2016

Forsyth

Harry D. Foust., 96, Cumming
Harry D. Foust, age 96 of Forsyth County, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016. He was an Army Veteran of World War II.   Memorial services will be held Thursday, ...

Hall

Roy Henry Brewer, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Roy Henry Brewer, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Satur ...
Darryl Eugene Clemons, 67, Taylors, SC formerly of Lawrenceville
Mr. Darryl Eugene Clemons, age 67, of Taylors, South Carolina, formerly of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, So ...
Bobby L. Wiley, 83, Gainesville
   Mr. Bobby L. Wiley, age 83, a lifelong resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 in Calhoun, Georgia.       ...

Jackson

Empsey Odell Barrier, 76, Maysville
Mr. Empsey Odell Barrier, age 76, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Barrier was born in Hickory, NC to the late Emcy ...
Frances Mozelle Palmer, 88, Nicholson
Mrs. Frances Mozelle Palmer, age 88, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, February 25, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born in Clayton, GA to the late Tom and N ...

Other

John Crawford Hicks II, 90, Shreveport, LA
John Crawford Hicks II was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 25, 1926 and passed away after a lengthy illness on February 20, 2016 at home in Shreveport, Louisiana. Crawford was ...

White

Georgia Ann Norrell, 74, Cleveland
Georgia Ann Norrell, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Norrell was born May 15, 1941 in Opelika, AL to the late Jack and Judy ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died