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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 26th, 2017

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Mr. Simon Eugene Overstreet age 85 of Oakwood passed away on Monday June 26, 2017 at The Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness.       &n ...
Bernice Hope Hughes Fortner, 82, Gainesville
Bernice Hope Hughes Fortner age 82 of Gainesville, Ga. Died Monday June 26, 2017 at a private nursing home. Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm Thursday June 29th  at t ...

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Varon V. Philyaw, 90, Anderson, S.C.
Varon V. Philyaw, age 90, of Anderson, South Carolina, formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday June 26, 2017. Mr. Philyaw was born on July 27, 1926 in Cornelia, ...

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Inez “Nez” Mionia Cagle Bearden Carson, age 86 of Clayton passed away peacefully June 24, 2017 at her residence with her family by. She was born May 4, 1931 the daughte ...
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