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Local Obits for Thu. Nov 23rd, 2017

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Kurt Albert Kesler, 51, Winder
Mr. Kurt Albert Kesler, age 51 of 109 Lake Drive, Winder, Georgia passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A son of the late Do ...

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Donald R. Brown, 81, Clarkesville
Donald R. Brown, age 81, passed away at his home, Thursday, November 23rd. He was born in Ossipee, North Carolina and moved to Clarkesville, Georgia in 1950 when his father tran ...

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Beatrice Conner Pirkle, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Beatrice C. Pirkle age 92 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday November 23, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturd ...

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Della Goodwin Ford, 86, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Della Goodwin Ford, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, November 23, 2017.  Mrs. Ford was born in Fulto ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Brandel Lene Ricketts Jones, age 68, of Oakwood, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017. Brandel was born in Lumpkin County on April 1, 1949 to the late Leon and Ella Rick ...

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Susan Michelle Messer Heath, 43, Hendersonville, N.C.
Susan Michelle Messer Heath, age 43 of Hendersonville, NC passed away Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017.   Born on March 4, 1974 in Hendersonville, NC, she was the daughter of Tha ...
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
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.