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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 14th, 2017

Banks

Tommy Reems, 57, Lula
Tommy Reems, age 57, of Lula, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, July 14, 2017. Mr. Reems was born on June 2, 1960 in Newnan, Georgia to the late James Thomas Ree ...

Forsyth

MacKean James Robertson, a recent graduate of Georgia Cyber Academy, former Forsyth Central High School student, and life-long resident of Cumming, Georgia, died suddenly in a moto ...

Gwinnett

Edwin Adams Jr., 89, Buford
Patrolman Edwin Adams Jr. badge 101 circa early 1950s Edwin Adams Jr., age 89, died on Friday July 14, 2017 at the Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care facility in Cumming, Geo ...

Habersham

Tom Evans, 85, Clarkesville
A memorial service for Tom Evans, 85, of Clarkesville, GA, will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Clarkesville on Sunday, July 16th at 1:00 PM with the Reverend Dr. Jaspe ...
Ladelle Black Goss, 92, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ladelle Black Goss, age 92, will be held on Sunday, July 16th at 3:00 PM from the Habersham Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Porter, Rev. Doug Goss and Rev. ...
April Elizabeth Poole, 34, Mt. Airy
Miss April Elizabeth Poole age 34 of Mt. Airy passed away Friday July 14, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of Elizabeth Rose Mosley Poole and the late Stephen Albert ...
Michael Clay Strange, 64, Cornelia
Michael Clay Strange, age 64 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017 following an extended illness. Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 20, 1953, he was a son ...

Hall

Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, 78, Gainesville
Jeannette Whitmire Tilley, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, July 14, 2017. She is survived by her children, Dodie Tilley, Gainesville, GA, and Derek Tilley, Gaines ...

Jackson

Roy E. Beck, 96, Commerce
Roy E. Beck, age 96, of Commerce, GA went to be the with Lord Friday, July 14, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living.  Mr. Beck was born in Cornelia, GA to the late WJ and Lillie St ...

White

Ronald Paul Roskosh, 83, Cleveland
Ronald Paul Roskosh, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, July 14, 2017.  Mr. Roskosh was born February 3, 1934 in Greensburg, PA, to the late Peter P. Roskosh and Ada ...
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