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Local Obits for Sun. May 24th, 2015

Banks

Mack Thomas Pass, 55, Maysville
Mr. Mack Thomas Pass, age 55, of Maysville, GA died Monday, May 18, 2015 at Northridge Medical Center. Mr. Pass was born in Buford to his mother and step-father, Alpha Brogdon and ...

Barrow

Mary Helen Deaton, 73, Winder
      Mrs. Mary Helen Deaton, age 73, of Winder, Georgia passed away May 23, 2015 at Sacred Journey Hospice in McDonough, Georgia.  A daughter of the ...
R. L. Miller, 83, Winder
   Mr. R. L. Miller, age 83, of Winder, Georgia died May 21, 2015 at Agape’ Hospice in Winder.  Born in Bethlehem, Georgia he was a son of the late Herman and ...

Gwinnett

Meredith Ann Forlenza, 33, Buford
Meredith Ann Forlenza, 33, of Buford, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 16, at her home, after a 10-month battle against triple negative breast cancer.   Meredith’s ...
Vivian Couch Smith, 92, Sugar Hill
Vivian Couch Smith, age 92, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ebb and Josie Couch; brothers, Roy Couch and Henry C ...

Habersham

Kenneth Thomas, 86, Clarkesville
Kenneth Thomas, age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015 following an extended illness. Mr. Thomas was born on April 14, 1929, in Clarkesville, ...

Hall

Ernie (N.S) Chapman, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Ernie (N.S) Chapman, age 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015. He was a native of Winn, Alabama, born May 17, 1939 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Brice (Sylvia) ...
Newman Earl Denney, 91, Gainesville
Newman Earl Denney, 91, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 following an extended illness.              Funeral ser ...
Lincoln Wyatt Huckaby, Inf, Flowery Branch
Lincoln Wyatt Huckaby (infant) of Flowery Branch, Georgia, passed away Monday, May 11, 2015. Celebration of Life service will be held at 4:30 pm at Hideaway Bay. Memorial Park ...
Rita Jäger, Gainesville
Rita “Kaye” Jäger 67, of Gainesville passed away Friday, May 15, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 30, 2 ...
T. Michael Lynberg, 66, Gainesville
Mr. T. Michael Lynberg won his battle with Colorectal cancer May 18, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family.  Mike is at peace with no more pain.  The cancer has died. ...
Barbara Sue Peek Miller, 74, Gainesville
Barbara Sue Peek Miller, 74, Gainesville passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.      &nb ...
Virginia Justus Moody, 84, Rome, formerly of Gainesville
Virginia Justus Moody, 84, of Rome formally of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Redmond Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services ...
Joanne Gibbs Phillips, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Joanne Gibbs Phillips, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.       &nb ...
Virginia R. Pinyan, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia R. Pinyan, 90, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 following a period of declining health.   Born on July 5, 1924 in Greenville, GA., she ...
Azucena Sesmas-Gonzales, 18, Gainesville
Ms.  Azucena Sesmas-Gonzalez, age 18 passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 . Funeral Services are scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 1pm at Saint Michael Catholic Churc ...
Dano E. Stone, 42, Gainesville
Mr. Dano E. Stone, age 42, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Thursday, May 21, 2015.   Memorial Services will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, May 24, 2015 at Greater Love Bap ...
Evelyn Barrett Trotter, 70, Gainesville
Mrs. Evelyn Barrett Trotter, age 70, of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.    &nb ...
Fletcher Hubert Whitmire, 56, Gainesville
 Mr. Fletcher Hubert Whitmire, age 56, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and retired from Norton Company in F ...
Harry Fannin Wing, 80, Gainesville
Harry Fannin Wing, born in Jacksonville Florida on July 17, 1934, moved to Gainesville in 1946, passed away on Tuesday morning May 19. He was 80 years old.   He was prec ...

Jackson

Baxter N. Holder, 79, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Baxter N. Holder, age 79, of Pendergrass Ga., who passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015. Mr. Holder was born in Jackson County, GA, a so ...
Kristi Renee Quintana Maxwell, age 43 of Commerce, Georgia entered into rest Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Peachtree Christian hospice with her husband at her side.  Kristi was b ...
Mr. Dennis Fredrick Isaiah McElreath, age 33, of Jefferson, GA died Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. McElreath was born in Commerce to Judy Looney of Nicholson a ...
Mamie Lois Morris, 83, Jefferson
Mrs. Mamie Lois Morris, age 83, of Jefferson, GA died Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Morris was the daughter of the late Melvin and Pauline Child ...
Betty Brown Musgrave, 79, Hoschton
Betty Brown Musgrave, age 79, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015. Mrs. Musgrave was a member of The Church of Hoschton. She loved her family, Tuni the dog and Schooner ...
Ladys Haley Scogin, 89, Nicholson
Ladys (Granny) Haley Scogin, age 89 of Nicholson, GA, died Saturday May 23rd , 2015.  She was the daughter of the late Luid Criss and Mattie Hart Haley and widow of Ellis Weld ...

Lumpkin

Mr. John (Jack) Joseph Hartzell of Dahlonega, Ga and formerly of Boca Raton Florida, passed away on May 20th, 2015 following a brief illness.  Mr. Hartzell was a Fire Marshall ...

Other

Charlotte Louise Hagan, 77, Danielsville
Mrs. Charlotte Louise Hagan, age 77, of Danielsville, GA died Sunday, May 24, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Hagan was born in Burnwell, WV to the late Lewis and Mary Fuget Robe ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mary Nell Kellar Simmons, age 76 of 378 Simmons Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Jimmie Christoph ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Carolyn Jean 'Jeannie"Chiara.   Born March 30th, 1951 in New York, she was a military daughter, ...
Collene Simmons Ivey, 85, Clermont
Collene Simmons Ivey, age 85, of Clermont passed away Saturday May 23, 2015.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland. 
Former GHS Principal Segars dead at 81
Funeral services are set for Thursday for former Gainesville High School Principal Curtis Segars.
Longtime Gainesville doctor remembered at Monday services
A man who practiced medicine for 37 years in Gainesville passed away on Friday, May 15 and will be remembered Monday, May 18 at a memorial service at First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville.
'King of the Blues' B.B. King dead at 89 at home in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursda...
'Graduate' actress Elizabeth Wilson dies at 94
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Elizabeth Wilson, who built a career as a character actress in films such as "The Graduate" and "9 to 5," has died. She was 94.Wilson, who lived in Branford with her sister, di...
Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92
DALLAS (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in the nation's history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died at age 92.The...
'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby"...
Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) — Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tues...
Richard Dysart, who starred in 'L.A. Law,' dies at 86
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Dysart, a veteran stage and screen actor who played senior partner Leland McKenzie in the long-running TV courtroom drama "L.A. Law," has died after a long illness. He was 8...