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Local Obits for Sun. Feb 26th, 2017

Banks

Marjorie White Meeks, age 91, of Lula, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017, following an extended illness. Ms. Meeks was born on July 13, 1925, in Sta ...

Habersham

Rev. Lester Haynes, 75, Baldwin
Rev. Lester Haynes, age 75, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017 following an extended illness. Rev. Haynes was born on October 5, 194 ...
Denzer Bill Taylor, 95, Clarkesville
Denzer Bill Taylor, age 95, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017.   Mr. Taylor was born on November 1, 1921, in Clarkesville, Georgia; a son ...

Hall

Floyd Napoleon Cole, 85, Gainesville
Floyd Napoleon Cole, 85 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The family will receive friends on Thursday March 2, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at the McDonald an ...
Jody Wylie Pollan, 69, Gainesville
The hand of GOD reached down and took an angel home. Jody Wylie Pollan (69) passed away on February 26th after a two year, spirited and courageous, battle fighting cancer. Jody ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mildred Rosa Williams Richie, age 92 of Toccoa passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Dave and Pearl Williams, she was born A ...
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.