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Local Obits for Tue. Mar 7th, 2017

Banks

Betty Ann Hartzog, 62, Maysville
Betty Ann Hartzog, age 62 of Maysville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 07, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Thomasville, AL, Mrs. Hartzog was the daughter of Georgie Ann ...

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Evelyn McDonald, 86, Braselton
Evelyn McDonald, age 86, of Braselton, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. She was a lifetime member of Friendship Baptist Church and enjoyed reading her bible every day.& ...

Forsyth

Milton Samuel Wolinsky, 90, Cumming
Milton Samuel Wolinsky, age 90, passed away on March 7th, 2017 at Northside Hospital – Forsyth in Cumming, GA. He was born on December 1st, 1926 in Newark, NJ to Nathan and L ...

Hall

Martha Stilwell, 98, Gainesville
Martha Stilwell graduated to Heaven on Tuesday March 7, 2017.  Her time on Earth would have been 99 years on April 21st. Her life was filled with love, joy and kindness. A ...
Hubert Lamar Allison, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Hubert Lamar Allison, 63, of Gainesville Georgia passed away on March 7, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 10, ...
Bernard David Arckivy, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Bernard David Arckivy, 73, of Gainesville, formerly of Connecticut, New Jersey and Florida, passed away on Tuesday March 07, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. &nbs ...
Ruby Jean Barnes Parker, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Jean Barnes Parker age 74 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday March 07, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness.   Funeral servi ...
Roy Eugene Strayhorn, 73, Murrayville
Roy Eugene Strayhorn, age 73, of Murrayville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017. He was a retired poultry farmer and an avid fisherman. He loved the Lord and gospel music. ...

Jackson

Mr. Charles Ronnie “Crow” Crawford, age 78, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Crawford was born in Nicholson to the la ...
Floy Myrt Cowan, 91, Jefferson
Mrs. Floy Myrt Cowan, age 91, of Jefferson, GA died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Cowan was born in Nicholson to the late James and Emma Standridge Wilson.&nb ...

Lumpkin

Horace Buren “H.B.” Burnette, age 87, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. H.B. had a love for hunting and fishing. Treating his wife of 68 years ...
'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
Update: Ray Burch: Local, state poultry leader dies
A memorial service will be held Tuesday. July 10th for Ray Burch, a Gainesville man well-known in local and state poultry circles.