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John Maylon Daniel, 73, Winder
John Maylon Daniel, age 73, of Winder passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017.  Mr. Daniel was a truck driver all of his life and was employed with Southeast Culvert.  He was a ...

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Linda Dianne Newsom, 69, Cumming
Linda Dianne Newsom is a name that will always exemplify what it means to be a true Southern lady. She innately balanced being warm, loving and supportive with the refreshing confi ...
Barbara Ann Babcok, 64, Cumming
Barbara Ann Babcok 64, of Cumming Ga. passed away on July 2, 2017.    Funeral services will be at 10am on July 8th, 2017 at Carey Hand Funeral Home in Orlando, ...
Marie Ayash Cumbie, 88, Cumming
Marie Ayash Cumbie, 88, of Cumming passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017.  A member of Antioch Baptist Church and a  lifelong witness for the Lord, she is preceded in death by ...

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Christopher Hayward Broome, 47, Gainesville
Mr. Christopher Hayward Broome, 47, of Gainesville, passed away July 2, 2017. Funeral services are planned for Thursday July 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Memorial Par ...
Marcus Monroe Chambers, 83, Flowery Branch
Marcus Monroe Chambers, Sr., age 83 of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017.  Interment cremation. No arrangements have been made at this time. Lawson Funeral Home, ...
Betty Lee Semon, 83, Murrayville
Betty Lee Semon, 83, of Murrayville, GA passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, ...

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Elizabeth McDaniel Forrester, age 88, of Canton, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Samuel For ...
Robbie Lee Ayers Osborne, 78, Carnesville
Robbie Lee Ayers Osborne, age 78, of Carnesville, GA died Sunday, July 02, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. Osborne was born in Homer to the late Robert and Maggie Ward Ayers.  She ...

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Willie Wendell Smith, 59, Toccoa
Willie Wendell Smith, age 59, passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017.  Wendell was born in Stephens County.  He proudly served in the United States Army National Guard an ...

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N.U. Turpen Jr., 90, Cleveland
  N.U. Turpen, Jr., age 90 of Cleveland, Georgia formerly of Clarkesville, passed away on Sunday, July 02, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an exten ...
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