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Azzie Lee Cole, 87, Winder
    Azzie Lee Cole, age 87, of Winder passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016.   Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawso ...

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Avis Craig Conner, 85, Cumming
Avis Craig Conner, age 85, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living Community in Cumming, Georgia, after a long struggle with Alzheimer&r ...
Glenn Francis Connors, 77, Cumming
Glenn Francis Connors, age 77 of Cumming, formerly of Warwick, NY,  passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016. Survivors include his wife, Beth Connors; sons, Glenn Connors, Se ...
Henry Dewitt Martin, 76, Cumming
Henry Dewitt Martin, age 76, of Cumming passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016.  Mr. Martin was first and foremost a God-fearing man, a loving husband, father, brother, grandfathe ...
Chloe Okelo, 21, Cumming
On Sunday May 22, 2016 heaven received their new life of the party, because the world's spunkiest angel returned to her heavenly home after an adventurous and abundant life. He ...
Noah W. Stapler, 86, Cumming
Noah W. Stapler, age 86 of Cumming, originally of Ocee Community, went home to be with our Lord and Savior, June 2, 2016 at 4:45 pm at home surrounded by family. Noah loved gardeni ...

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Louise Gerrin Acrey, 86, Cornelia
Louise Gerrin Acrey, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 2, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Acrey was born on May 31, 1930, in Habe ...

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Larry Ellis, 68, Flowery Branch
 Mr. Larry Ellis, age 68 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.      Funeral serv ...
Mr. Walter Eugene Thrailkill, 49 , of Lula died Thursday June 2, 2106 at his residence.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Littl ...

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Dr. James Harold Mason, Jr., 75, of Atlanta and Tifton, GA and Denver and Steamboat Springs, CO, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.  Dr. ...
Leroy Leonard Edwards, 85, Athens
Mr. Leroy Leonard Edwards, age 85, of Athens, GA died Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice, IPU.  Mr. Edwards was born in Commerce to the late Oris and Margia Thurmond Ed ...

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Mary Elaine "Lainie" Johnson, age 62, died peacefully in her sleep at her home on June 1st 2016 after a short but intense experience with pancreatic cancer.  Lain ...
Terry Anthony Sutton, 56, Danielsville, formerly of Cleveland
Terry Anthony Sutton age 56, of Danielsville formerly of Cleveland passed away Thursday June 2, 2016.  Mr. Sutton was born in Habersham County October 28, 1959 the son of J ...
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