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Local Obits for Mon. May 23rd, 2016

Forsyth

Audrey Simmons Armstrong, 60 of Cumming, GA, passed away peacefully at her residence with her family by her side.  She was a member of First Redeemer Church, Cumming, GA. A lo ...
Anne Irene Silvera, 69, Cumming
Mrs. Anne Irene Silvera, age 69 of Cumming passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at Eastside Medical Center. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Prince of Peac ...

Gwinnett

Robert F. (Bob) Green, 73, Buford
Robert F. “Bob” Green, age 73 of Buford, GA died Monday, May 23, 2016. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chap ...

Habersham

Donald Kimbrell, 76, Mt. Airy
Donald Kimbrell, age 76 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.   Born in Habersham County, Georgia on October 24, ...
Mary Frances Knight, 80, Cornelia
Mary Frances Knight, 80 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016.   Born in Banks County on May 06, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Hattie Chitwood ...

Hall

Mr. William (Bill) McCauley Hawkes, age 76, of Hoschton passed away Monday, May 23, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton.   Service will be at 11: ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Susan Marie Bagwell Massey, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Susan was born May ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93