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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 17th, 2017

Forsyth

John C. Voerg, 59, Cumming
John C. Voerg, 59 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday June 17, 2017. He was born on August 26, 1957 in Berea, OH a son of Alfrid and Elizabeth Wintering Voerg who have both p ...
Mary W. Martin, 86, Cumming
Mary W. Martin, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017.  She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta, GA. She was a Sunday school teacher, Bib ...

Gwinnett

Cecil Gober, 89, Sugar Hill
Cecil Gober, age 89, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Ora Roach Gober; granddaughter, Kelley Canady; s ...
Jose Valdez-Huerta, 43, Lawrenceville
Jose Valdez-Huerta, age 43, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Irma Bonilla; children, Marco Valdez, Brian Valdez, Sicela V ...

Habersham

Graciela M. Martinez, 61, Cornelia
Graciela M. Martinez, age 61 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.   Born on January 15, 1956, sh ...
Margie Marie Tucker Mulvihill, age 65 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017.   Born in Christian County, Kentucky on September 22, 1952, she was a ...
Margie Tucker Mulvihill, 64, Demorest
Margie Tucker Mulvihill, age 64 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. &n ...

Hall

Thelma Satterfield Aiken, 95, Gainesville
Thelma Satterfield Aiken, age 95, of Gainesville passed away at her residence on Saturday, June 17, 2017 due to declining health. Mrs. Aiken was born November 27, 1921, at Cleve ...
Mary Suggs, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Suggs, 82, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tu ...

Jackson

Edward Franklin Wilkes, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward Franklin Wilkes, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, June 17, 2017.  Mr. Wilkes was born in Danie ...

White

Troy W. York, 65, Sautee Nacoochee
Troy W. York age 65, of Sautee Nacoochee passed away Saturday June 17, 2017. Mr. York was born in Hiawassee the son of the late Willard Newt and Ellene Adams York. He was a memb ...
Sandra "Sandy" Ridgeway, 68, Cleveland
Sandra “Sandy” Ridgeway, age 68, of Cleveland, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Glyndon and R ...
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
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