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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 29th, 2017

Dawson

Gloria Chester, 77, Dawsonville
Gloria Chester, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday April 29, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 23, 1939 in Gilmer County to the la ...

Forsyth

Martha Euel Bagwell, 78, Cumming
Martha Euel Bagwell, 78, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Martha was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Martha was a life-long resident of Forsyth County ...

Hall

Jerry Evans, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Evans, age 76, of Gainesville went to be with our Lord and Savior, Saturday, April 29, 2017, following an extended illness. Jerry was born and raised in Forsyth Count ...
Esperanza Hinestroza de Zapata, age 70, of Oakwood, GA passed away Saturday April 29, 2017. Esperanza is survived by her daughters Dora Zapata, Libia Esperanza Zapata, Ana Zapat ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Sarah Frances Barnes Nabors, age 84, of Dahlonega passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial Services will be held on ...
Alphine Gorman, 91, Dahlonega
Alphine Gorman, 91, left here to go to her Heavenly home on April 29, 2017.  Born to Roscoe and Nolia Turner, she was a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, a ...

Other

Bobby Gerald Evans, Sr, 54, Conyers
Bobby Gerald Evans, Sr., age 54, of Conyers passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel w ...

Stephens

Mrs. Charlotte Hembree Wilmot, age 89, of Toccoa, Ga., passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.    The daughter of the late Jasper and Bertie El ...

White

Frantie Lavada Dorsey, 77, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Frantie Lavada Dorsey, age 77 of Cleveland. Lavada passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017. Funeral services are sche ...
'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.