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Local Obits for Wed. Mar 29th, 2017

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Barbara Ann Flannigan, 61, Maysville
Services for Barbara Ann Flannigan age 61 of Maysville, Ga. Died March 29, 2017.  Funeral Services will be held Saturday  April 1, 2017 at 2:00  p.m.  In Strick ...

Forsyth

Randy Hall, 53, Cumming
Randy Hall, age 53, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017. He was a truck driver with Thomas Concrete and former employee of Downey Trees and J. B. Hunt Trucking Compan ...
Mary (Jean) Kirby, 69, Cumming
Mary (Jean) Kirby, 69, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  Jean loved reading books, watching movies, playing games, and listening to music.. Survivors inclu ...

Gwinnett

Montie Brogdon Thompson, age 92 of Buford, Georgia, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  Funeral service will be held Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...

Habersham

Shirley Ann Banks, 60, Clarkesville
Shirley Ann Banks, age 60 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born on April 21, 1956, she was a daughter of Homer and ...
Pat Hunnicutt Parker, 66, Cornelia
Pat Hunnicutt Parker, age 66, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Mrs. Parker was born on July 23, 1950, in Macon County, North Carolina; a daughter ...
Martha Jean Crowe Thomley, 81, Clarkesville
The Funeral Mass for Martha Jean Crowe Thomley, 81, is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, April 7, at St. Mark Catholic Church, Clarkesville, with Father Jose Luis  Hernande ...
Linda Faye Sims Poole, 69, Demorest
Funeral services for Linda Faye Sims Poole, affectionately known by her family and friends simply as "Nena", age 69, of Demorest will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017 at ...

Hall

Franklin Royce Griffin Jr., 89, Gillsville
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Saturday April 1, 2017 at Dunagans Chapel United Methodist Church for Franklin Royce Griffin Jr., age 89 of Gillsville. Mary Lee Grif ...
Larry Eugene Wehunt, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Larry Eugene Wehunt, 78 of Flowery Branch, Ga. died Wednesday March 29, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday April ...

Jackson

  Betty Jane “BJ” Parr Gorham, a native of Athens, GA. died March 29 at Brookside Commerce, with family at her side. The youngest daughter of the late Henry Lew ...
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69
Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Roger Moore, who played British spy James Bond seven times in the famed film series, had prouder achievements than playing James Bond
Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93
Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93
Architect who designed Brenau Downtown Center dies
The architect who designed the Brenau Downtown Center and numerous other buildings throughout north Georgia, N.A. Jacobs, died Saturday.
Former Gainesville City School Board member, community leader dies
Walton Moore, a former Gainesville City School Board chairman and community leader, has died. He was 76.
'Deadwood' actor Powers Boothe dies at 68
Powers Boothe, the character actor known for his villain roles in TV's "Deadwood," and in the film "The Avengers," has died
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73