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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 23rd, 2017

Banks

Lonnie Oliver Baker, 75, Maysville
Lonnie Oliver Baker, age 75 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Homer, GA, Mr. Baker was the son of the late Arvil and C ...

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Marvin James “Jimmy” Hanson Jr., age 72, of Winder, who passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Mr. Hanson was born in ...

Habersham

Rev. Charles Crawford Alexander, age 88 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at North East Georgia Medical Center. Born in Barberton Ohio on July 2, 1928, he ...

Hall

Linda Gail Ivester, 61, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday February 25, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Linda Gail Ivester age 61 of Gainesville. Pastor Jeff Benefield will ...
Jo Ann Collins Lovell, 84, Gainesville
Mrs. Jo Ann Collins Lovell, age 84, of Gainesville, Georgia peacefully passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 26, ...
Edward "Duane" Roberts, 63, Flowery Branch
Edward “Duane” Roberts, 63, of Flowery Branch, GA went peacefully to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 23, 2017 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Bor ...

Jackson

Heath Beatty, 38, Foley, Ala., formerly of Jefferson
Heath was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved the outdoors and was a very talented carpenter and artist, which he got from his maternal grandfather Bob Byess. Heath was raised i ...
Edna Elicia Goodwin, 66, Athens
Edna Elicia Goodwin, age 66 of Athens, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Athens, GA, Mrs. Goodwin was the daughter of the late Edward an ...
William Travis Little, 74, Union City
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Travis Little, age 74, of Union City, who passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Mr. Little was born in Atlanta, Georgia, ...
Jackie Dean Sneed, 65, Commerce
Jackie Dean Sneed, age 65, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017.   Born in Decatur, GA, Mr. Sneed was the son of the late Clifford Leon and Lois Watson Sn ...

Lumpkin

Gary Allen Richardson, 85, Dahlonega
Gary Allen Richardson, 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Thursday February 23, 2017. He was born on November 8, 1931 in Louisville, KY the son of Collie Stanford and Audrey Re ...

Stephens

Leonard Lee Hall, 55, Palmetto, formerly Carnesville
Leonard Lee Hall, 55 of Palmetto, GA, formerly of the Prospect Community of Carnesville, GA. He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Laura Kay Hall, daughters: Kayla (Jason) ...
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86