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Local Obits for Thu. May 11th, 2017

Dawson

Curtis Strickland, 92, Dawsonville
Curtis Strickland, age 92, of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. Survivors include his daughter, Margie Dixon of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Shelly Seabolt, Angie ...

Forsyth

Byron Willie Ray Burgess, 77 of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday May 11, 2017. The family will receive friends on Saturday May 13, 2017 from 5-9pm at the McDonald and Son Fun ...

Gwinnett

Dilcie Gardin, 90, Suwanee
Dilcie Gardin, age 90, of Suwanee, GA passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. French Pankey and Dilcy Leak Pankey bore 10 children, 2 sets of twins in the 10. Oldest to youngest: Pauli ...
Lisa Beard Rounds, 49, Buford
Lisa Beard Rounds, 49 of Buford, Ga, entered the presence of the Lord, Thursday morning, May 11.  Lisa, a native of Buford, was loving and thoughtful and known for her service ...

Hall

Charles Warner Abbott, 88, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles Warner Abbott, age 88 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of Braselton, following an extended illness.  ...
Beverly Latimer Martin, 75, Flowery Branch
Ms. Beverly Latimer Martin, 75, of Flowery Branch passed away May 11, 2017 following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in t ...
Anna Mary Partlow, 96, Gainesville
Anna Mary Partlow, 96, of Gainesville and a long time native of California, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at her residence in the Lanier Village Estates. An ...
Roger Lee Wilmont, 98, Gainesville
Mr. Roger Lee Wilmont age 98 of Gainesville passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.      Funeral services are sch ...

Jackson

Laura Edda Dassow, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Laura Edda Dassow, age 69, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Mrs. Dassow was born in Manhattan, New Y ...
Dorothy Elaine Lewis, 86, Maysville
Dorothy Elaine Lewis, age 86 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017.   Born March 28, 1931 in Green Lake, Wisconsin, Mrs. Lewis was the daughter of the late ...

Other

Chester Francis Derck, 88, Ellijay
Chester Francis Derck, age 88, of Ellijay, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 13th at 12:00 noon at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with ...
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