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Local Obits for Mon. Jun 5th, 2017

Gwinnett

Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, Suwanee
Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, of Suwanee, passed away June 5, 2017 after a brave battle with recent illness.  Born on February 16, 1949 in Thomasville, Georgia to Franklin I. and ...
Philip Anthony Heard, 50, Suwanee
  Philip Anthony Heard, age 50, of Suwanee, GA passed away Monday, June 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack V. Heard. He is survived by his mother, Wanda ...

Habersham

Christine Whitlock Dyer, 87, Cornelia
Christine Whitlock Dyer, age 87 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on November 9, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Stev ...
Ray I. Smith, 80, Demorest
Ray l. Smith, age 80 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Ray was born in Cleveland, Georgia on October 9, 1936. He was a son of the late Paul & Annie ...

Hall

Sandra Strickland Allison, 74, Flowery Branch
Sandra Strickland Allison, age 74 of Flowery Branch, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at her residence. Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00am in Mem ...
Joan Turk, 77, Flowery Branch
Joan Turk, 77 of Flowery Branch died Monday June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hoschton, Ga.,  Ms. Turk had lived in Hall County for most of he ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Stepp “Jenny” Cronic, age 82, of Hoschton, who passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017. Mrs. Cronic was born in Hosc ...

Rabun

David Michael Ramey, 62, Tiger
Mr. David Michael Ramey, age 62 of 1737 E. Wolf Creek Road, Tiger, Georgia passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late ...
James Earl Speed, 64, Clayton
James Earl Speed, age 64, of Clayton, passed away on June 5, 2017. His family surrounded him as he went to be with the Lord. James was a devout Christian, and served the Lord a ...
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