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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 26th, 2015

Dawson

Lemma W. Swafford, 87, Dawsonville
Lemma W. Swafford, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday April 26, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center following a period of declining health. Born May 15, 1927 in Dawson Coun ...

Gwinnett

Alice Mae Estatico, 85, Buford
Alice Mae Estatico, age 85 of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Funeral service will be held Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Intermen ...
Donald Edward Alexander, age 74 of Dacula and formerly of Habersham County pased away Saturday, April 25, 2015 at his residence.  Complete arrangement information will be a ...
Jerry James Manning, 66, Dacula
Jerry James Manning, age 66, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise Manning Mangrum; stepfather, Dan Mangrum; s ...
Mark Vernon McCarthy, 60, Buford
Mark Vernon McCarthy, age 60 of Buford, GA died Thursday, April 24, 2015. Funeral service will be held Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev Danny ...
Mabel Stephens Pass, 89, Buford
Mrs. Mabel Stephens Pass, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-eight years, Bothwell Pass, Jr.; parents, ...

Habersham

Joseph Allen Martin, Sr., 69, Clarkesville
Joseph Allen Martin, Sr., 69, of Clarksville passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be he ...
Loyd McNabb, 88, Demorest
Loyd McNabb, age 88 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2015, at The Oaks at Scenic View. Born on November 23, 1926, he was a son of the late Olen and Mae Smith McNabb. ...

Hall

Gerald L Berthold, 76, Braselton
Gerald L. Berthold age 76 of Braselton passed away Thursday April 23, 2015. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville. 
Luis Burneo, 78, Gainesville
?Luis Burneo, 78, of Gainesville, died Saturday April 25, 2015.    Little & Davenport Funeral Home & Crematory, Gainesville.
Margie S. McGill, 80, Gainesville
Margie S. McGill, 80, of Gainesville passed away Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Lithia Springs on June 3, 1934, she was the daughte ...
Alejandra Solorio, 92, Gainesville
Alejandra Solorio, 92, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.
Alejandra Solorio, 92, Gainesville
Alejandra Solorio, 92, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.       & ...
Alejandra Solorio, 92, Gainesville
Alejandra Solorio, 92, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.       & ...
William H Thomas, 89, Flowery Branch
William H. Thomas, 89, of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at New Horizons Lanier Park.            & ...
William H. Thomas, 89, Flowery Branch
William H. Thomas, 89, of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at New Horizons Lanier Park.   Mr. Thomas was born on May 8, 1925 in Fulton County to ...
Lillie M. Turner, 80, Gainesville
Lillie M. Turner, age 80, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her son, Samuel Turner.  She is survived by her husband ...
Betty F. Weedlun, 90, Buford
Mrs. Betty F. Weedlun, age 90, of Buford passed away Friday, April 24, 2015 at her residence, surrounded by family.   Memorial Services will be 3:00 p.m., Monday, April ...

Jackson

Rickey Lamar Everett, 57, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Rickey Lamar Everett, age 57, of Winterville who passed away on April 23rd, 2015.    He was the son of the late ...
Margaret Purcell Lacy, 92, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Margaret Purcell Lacy, age 92, of Commerce who passed away on Thursday April 23rd, 2015.  She was born in Banks County, Geo ...
Mary Nell Morgan, 87, Commerce
  Mrs. Mary Nell Morgan, age 87, of Commerce, GA died Friday, April 24, 2015 at Hill Haven Nursing Home. Mrs. Morgan was born in Carnesville to the late Vade and Maudie Mea ...
Gladys "Tina" Irene Rousseau, age 67, of Hoschton, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015.  She was survived by her brother Bill McCullough of Talking Rock and sister ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Lillie “Christine” Jarrard Burt age 82 of Dahlonega passed away on April 24, 2015, following a sudden illness.  Mrs. Burt was born in Habersham County and liv ...
Lewis Melvin Dempsey Sr, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. Lewis Melvin Dempsey Sr. age 78 of Dahlonega passed away on April 23rd, 2015 following an extended illness.  Mr. Dempsey moved from Norcross to Dahlonega in 1978 and was a ...
James Robert Simpson Sr., 59, Dahlonega
James Robert Simpson Sr., age 59, of Dahlonega, passed away, Thursday, April 23, 2015 following a brief illness. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, James Simpson Jr. (L ...

Other

Gloyd L. Ayres, 79, Stokesdale N.C.
Mr. Gloyd L. Ayers, age 79, of Stokesdale, NC died Friday, April 24, 2015 at Beacon Place.  Mr. Ayers was born in Homer, GA to the late Era Sterling and Mamie White Ayers.&nbs ...
Glenn C. 'G.C.' Reed Jr, 37, Fayetteville
Glenn C. “G.C.” Reed Jr., age 37 of Fayetteville, GA passed away Wednesday April 22, 2015 after a brief illness.   G.C. was born March 4, 1978 in Gainesville ...
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...
Actor Geoffrey Lewis, father to Juliette Lewis, dies at 79
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Geoffrey Lewis, a prolific television actor and frequent co-star of Clint Eastwood, died Tuesday at the age of 79.Carleen Donovan, a publicist for his daughter, actress Juliette Lew...
Dr. Larry Morris, a founding member of Longstreet Clinic, dies
One of the founding members of the Longstreet Clinic, Dr. Larry Allen Morris, has died at the age of 80.
Actor who played 'Dukes of Hazzard' sheriff dies at age 88
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prolific character actor James Best, best known for playing the giggling and inept Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on "The Dukes of Hazzard," has died. He was 88.His wife of 29 years, D...
Former Hall Co. Solicitor Smith dies at 78
Douglas E. Smith, a former Hall County Court Solicitor who practiced law for more than 35 years in Gainesville, has died.
Nath Hayes: Gainesville businessman, community volunteer dies
A Gainesville man, active in a number of local organizations from the Jaycees to the Salvation Army, has died.