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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 ...
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.
Wayne Abernathy, Hall County businessman and state Board of Public Safety member, dies
A Lula man, who operated a number of businesses in Gainesville and Cleveland during his lifetime and served more than 35 years on the state Board of Public Safety, has died.
Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. He was 85
NASCAR legend David Pearson dies at age 83
David Pearson, winner of three NASCAR premier series championships, has died at the age of 83. Winner of 105 races in just 574 starts – second most to fellow...
Mari Hulman George, Indy's quiet pioneer, dies at 83
Mari Hulman George, auto racing's 'quiet pioneer' who ordered Indy drivers to start their engines, dies at 83
Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80
Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and long arms, has died at 80
Funeral services set for Wednesday for former Gainesville police chief
Retired Gainesville Police Chief Jerry Harrison Forrester died Monday at the age of 72.