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Obituaries & Related Stories

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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 26th, 2017

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Mr. Simon Eugene Overstreet age 85 of Oakwood passed away on Monday June 26, 2017 at The Oaks at Limestone following an extended illness.       &n ...
Bernice Hope Hughes Fortner, 82, Gainesville
Bernice Hope Hughes Fortner age 82 of Gainesville, Ga. Died Monday June 26, 2017 at a private nursing home. Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm Thursday June 29th  at t ...

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Varon V. Philyaw, 90, Anderson, S.C.
Varon V. Philyaw, age 90, of Anderson, South Carolina, formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday June 26, 2017. Mr. Philyaw was born on July 27, 1926 in Cornelia, ...

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Inez “Nez” Mionia Cagle Bearden Carson, age 86 of Clayton passed away peacefully June 24, 2017 at her residence with her family by. She was born May 4, 1931 the daughte ...
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