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Local Obits for Wed. Dec 25th, 2019

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Betty Clements, 86, Winder
Betty Clements, age 86 of Winder, GA, formerly of Buford, died Wednesday, December 25, 2019 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, December 28, 2019 a ...

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Mary Felson, 77, Dawsonville
Mary Felson, 77, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019.  A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist ...

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Lawrence Thomas Mitro, 56, Cumming
Lawrence Thomas Mitro 56, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019. Lawrence was a proud member of The United States Air Force where he was a Sargent, and The ...
Rebecca Lynn Schilling (Becky), age 71 from Cumming, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on December 25, 2019 following a struggle with pancreatic cancer.  Becky was born t ...

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Dr. Sam F. Dayton, Jr., 84, Gainesville
On December 25th 2019, Dr. Sam F. Dayton, Jr., businessman and community advocate, loving husband and father to four children, passed away. He was 84. Born to Samuel Flemin ...
James Harold Jordan, 77, Gillsville
 Mr. James Harold Jordan age 77 of Gillsville, Ga passed away on Wednesday December 25, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

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Bobby Whatley, 64, Dahlonega
Mr. Bobby Whatley, age 64, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019. Bobby was born in Atlanta, GA on December 4, 1955 to the late William Claude and Blanche Moore ...

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John Helton, 70, Canton
John Marvin Helton Jr. 70, of Canton, Georgia passed away on December 25, 2019. Visitation will be from 4:00pm until 6:00pm on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at McDonald and Son Fu ...

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Lowell Dean Pilgrim, 75, Cleveland
Lowell Dean Pilgrim, age 75, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday December 25, 2019. Mr. Pilgrim was born in Cleveland to the late Larry and Lucille Brown Pilgrim. He served in th ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.