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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 26th, 2017

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Clarence Allen “Buddy” Merck, age 87, of Winder, Georgia who passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Mr. Merck wa ...

Forsyth

Rex John Mathis, 58, Cumming
Rex John Mathis age 58 of Cumming passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and a member of Matt Masonic Lodge #694. He was preceded in de ...

Habersham

Journey N. Burton, 82, Clarkesville
Journey N. Burton, age 82, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 26, 2017, following an extended illness. Mr. Burton was born on August 8, 1934 ...
  Marjory “Annette” Christian Park, age 77, of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at her home with all her family at her side.  An ...

Hall

Vance Princeton Barnes, 86, Gainesville
Vance Princeton Barnes of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully at his residence on Thursday, January 26, 2017 after a short battle with cancer.  Born in Atlanta, Georgia in ...
Mrs. Mildred Juanita Duncan Ivester, 84, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday January 26, 2017 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral Services will ...
Bridie Beatrice Johnson, 81, Gainesville
Mrs. Birdie Beatrice Johnson, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Patricia Ann Mackey, 72, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Mackey, 72 of Gainesville, GA passed Wednesday, January 26, 2017.    Little& Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., ...
Bobbie Jean Hayes, 75, Clermont
Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday January, 29, 2017 at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Charles Buice, Rev. David Martin and Rev. Brandon Dyer officiating.  Burial wi ...
Walter Hugh Nix, 69, Clermont
Funeral services are scheduled for Walter Hugh Nix, age, 69 of Clermont, Ga. services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday January 28, in Mount Vernon Baptist Church. Interment will ...
Charles Brady Richardson, 80, Gainesville
Charles Brady Richardson, age 80, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and a member of Fairview Baptist Church. ...

Jackson

Annie Lee Baird Bailes, 95, Hoschton
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Annie Lee Baird Bailes, age 95 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Mrs. Bailes was ...
James Millard Stephens, 72, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Millard Stephens, age 72 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Mr. Stephens was born in T ...
Charles Wheeler Boggs, 68, Braselton
Charles Wheeler Boggs, age 68, of Braselton passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017.  Wheeler served in the United States Army and retired from General Motors after 30 years of ...

Lumpkin

Kathleen Billie Wimpy, 95, Dahlonega
Mrs. Kathleen Billie Wimpy passed away at her residence on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 just one day shy of her ninety-sixth birthday. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on January 26, 19 ...
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
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T