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Local Obits for Sun. May 28th, 2017

Gwinnett

Paul Owen Cherry, 68, Suwanee
Paul Owen Cherry, age 68, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017. He is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Shanna Austin Cherry, Suwanee, GA; children, Jessica ...
Richard "Buddy" Sanderson, 59, Sugar Hill
Richard "Buddy" Sanderson, age 59, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017.    He was preceded in death by his father, Richard M. Sanderson. ...

Habersham

Larry Franklin Moss, 79, Demorest
Graveside services for Larry Franklin Moss, age 79, of Demorest will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 4:30 PM from the Habersham Cemetery with Rev. Grady Walden will officiatin ...

Jackson

Patty Denise Jackson Knight, age 57 of Braselton, GA died Sunday, May 28, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilt ...

Lumpkin

Betty J. Major Raines, 69, Murrayville
Betty J. Major Raines, age 69, of Murrayville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Sunday May 28, 2017 at Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. Betty was a native and lif ...

Other

Philip Lawrence Meyers, 86, Alpharetta
Philip Lawrence Meyers, 86 of Alpharetta, GA passed away on May 28, 2017. He was born on February 8, 1931 in New York City, NY the son of Philip and Emily Meyers who have both p ...
Jane Marie Konopa Brown, 78, Rabun Gap
Jane Marie Konopa Brown, age 78, of Rabun Gap, Georgia, passed away May 28, 2017. Jane was born in Vesper, Wisconsin the daughter of the late Abdon and Marian Zellner Konopa. Ja ...

Stephens

John Wayne King, 64, Toccoa
Mr. John Wayne King, age 64, of Hillendale Drive in Toccoa passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at his residence.    The son of Mrs. Ruby Adams King and the late Roy Ja ...

White

Hattie Miller, 89, Cleveland
Mrs. Hattie Miller, age 89, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017.    Mrs. Miller was born in Murphy, North Carolina, to the late William and Edith Rose Ga ...
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.
Mother of Cong. Doug Collins dies
The mother of 9th District Congressman Doug Collins died Sunday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.