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Local Obits for Mon. Mar 20th, 2017

Gwinnett

Linda Nichols, 48, Buford
Mrs. Linda Nichols, age 48, of Buford passed away Monday, March 20, 2017, following an extended illness, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, Ma ...

Habersham

Celia Catherine Hunter Wallace, 96, Clarkesville
Celia Catherine Hunter Wallace, age 96, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to her Heavenly Home on Monday, March 20, 2017, following an extended illness. Mrs. Wallace was born on No ...

Hall

Edna Mozelle Tanner Dale, 93, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for Wed, 22 March at 1:00 pm at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Dale, 93, of 2860 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. The family will receive fr ...
Mamie Ann Smith Johnson, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Mamie Ann Smith Johnson age 79 of Gainesville passed away on Monday March 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are s ...
Larry Ray, 77, Gainesville
Larry Ray, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on March 20, 2017 after a long battle with his health.  Larry was born on October 30, 1939 in Tifton, Georgia to the late Dempsey ...
Elmer Robert Chastain, 91, Flowery Branch
Elmer Robert Chastain, 91, of Flowery Branch passed away at home Monday surrounded by his family after a brief illness.  Elmer was a member and deacon of Poplar Springs Baptis ...

Jackson

Philip Haupt, 76, Jefferson
Philip Haupt, age 76, of Jefferson passed away Friday, November 25, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, March 26, 2017 at New Liberty United Methodist Church ...
Gladys Belle Wilson Starr, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Gladys Belle Wilson Starr who went home to our Lord and Savior on March 20, 2017 after 91 years of blessing us with her unconditional ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Denver “Dood” Savage, age 94, of Maysville, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. Mr. Savage was born in Jackson C ...

Lumpkin

Ann Patterson Shirley, 81, Dahlonega
Mrs. Ann Patterson Shirley, age 81 of Dahlonega passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at her residence. Born on September 14, 1935 in Brinkley, Arkansas to parents Leroy and Elv ...

Other

Mary Ruth Bowden, 77, Danielsville
Mary Ruth Bowden, age 77 of Danielsville, GA passed away Monday, March 20, 2017 at her residence.   Born on Aug. 16, 1939 in Homer, GA, Mrs. Bowden was the daughter of t ...

White

James Kenneth Benfield, 63, Cleveland
James Kenneth Benfield, age 63 of Cleveland, formerly of Batesville community, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Habersham Medical Center.  Mr. Benfield was born on ...
Buford Cleveland Wade, 78, Cleveland
Buford Cleveland Wade, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mr. Wade was born on May 30, 1938 to the late Cleve ...
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