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Local Obits for Mon. May 15th, 2017

Dawson

J. L. Evans, 87, Dawsonville
J. L. Evans, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Monday May 15, 2017 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born May 22, 1929 to the late Rufus and Gretell Evans, ...

Forsyth

Camilla Jean Overstreet, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She is preceded in death by her hus ...
William C. Garner, 96, Cumming
William C. Garner, 96, passed away in Cumming, Georgia, on May 12, 2017.  Bill was born June 16, 1920, in Polk County, Georgia. Bill was preceded in death by his infant dau ...
Theresa June (Terry) Landwei, age 60, of Cumming, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017. Terry enjoyed all aspects of life, family, friends, music, dancing, camping, Nascar and drag rac ...

Habersham

  Mrs. Doris Faye Bennett Sears, age 86, of Baldwin, GA died Monday, May 15, 2017 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. Sears was born in Homer to the late Boyd Harrison ...

Jackson

Evans funeral home announces the death of Mr. Richard Dudley Williams, Jr., age 28 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, May 15, 2017.  Mr. Williams was born in ...
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