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Local Obits for Wed. May 18th, 2016

Forsyth

Robert J. “Butch” Reynolds, III, age 68, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  A loving father, son, grandfather, brother and uncle, Butch was a U.S. Na ...

Habersham

Tommy Leonard Cash, 82, Mt. Airy
Tommy Leonard Cash, age 82 of Mount Airy, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. An online ...
Marcus Hulsey, 65, Demorest
Marcus Gene Hulsey, age 65 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in June 24, 1950, he was a son of the late Marcus Hulsey, ...
Tommy Parker, 69, Cornelia
Tommy Thurston Parker, age 69 of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  Born in Rabun County on January 12, 1947, he was a son of the late Thomas Brown Parker and ...

Hall

Glenda Pope Berry, 68, Gainesville
Mrs. Glenda Pope Berry, age 68, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016 at her home.  The cause of death was Lewy-Body Dementia.  Mrs. Berry was bor ...
Marlon Lex Burt, 55, Alto
Mr. Marlon Lex Burt, 55 of Alto died Wednesday May 18, 2016 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Burt was the son of the late Maurice Parks and Florence Del ...
Flora Jane Adams Kerns, 61, Gainesville
  Mrs. Flora Jane Adams Kerns age 61 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday May 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.    &nb ...
Sidney G. McGhee, Jr., Gainesville
  Sidney G. McGhee, Jr., died May 4, 2016 at Solari Hospice Care in Las Vegas, Nevada. Surviving are his parents, Elaine and Sid McGhee of Sumter, SC and his s ...
Dairl (Keith) Stewart, 59, Gainesville
Mr. Dairl “Keith” Stewart, age 59 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Fu ...

Jackson

James Michael Blackwell, 71, Monroe, formerly of Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Michael Blackwell, age 71 of Monroe, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 18, 2016.  ...

Rabun

Charles Neal Robinson, 79, Toccoa
Mr. Charles Neal Robinson, age 79 of 51 Robinson Way, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at the home of his daughter. A son of the late Cliff and Artie Smith Robins ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.