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Local Obits for Wed. May 10th, 2017

Forsyth

Betty Sue Smith Walls, 76, Cumming
Betty Sue Smith Walls, 76, of Cumming passed away after a brief illness Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James Edmond (Doodle) Walls, her par ...

Gwinnett

Viorel Captiu, 79, Suwanee
Viorel Captiu, age 79, of Suwanee, GA, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Teofil ...

Habersham

J.B. Freeman, 78, Cornelia
J.B. Freeman, age 78 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Born in White County, Georgia on January 29, 1939, he was a son of the late Charlie and Nellie Mae Pres ...

Hall

Jason Dwight McNeal, 43, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jason Dwight McNeal, age 43, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Oakes of Limestone. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the ...
Dickerson B. Hawkins, 82, Gillsville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday May 13, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Dickerson B. Hawkins, age 82 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Dale will ...
Josefa Pla, 98, Gainesville
Josefa Pla, affectionately known as TaTa, when she was a young child a Catholic school nun changed her name to Josephine. She was born on July 20, 1918 in Key West, Florida to t ...

Jackson

Harry Lavelle Evans, 64, Commerce
  Mr. Harry Lavelle Evans, age 64 of Commerce died Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Evans was born in Hattiesburg, MS to the late, Tul ...
James Bryce Satterfield, 84, Jefferson
Evans funeral home announces the death of Mr. James Bryce Satterfield, age 84 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  Mr. Satterfield was born in ...
Michael Brian Pruitt, 45, Athens
Michael Brian Pruitt age 45 of Athens (Jackson County) passed away May 10, 2017 at his residence.                       &nbs ...

Stephens

Mr. Emory Harrison Williams, age 71 of 489 Currahee Circle, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late Thomas E. and Grace Wilmot Williams, h ...
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