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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 6th, 2017

Forsyth

Patricia D. Hardy, known to family and friends as Tish, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Northside Hospital in Cumming, Georgia after a courageous battle against ...

Habersham

Chapella Lee Murphy Ferguson, age 77 of the Pea Ridge Community, Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 06, 2017. Born in Cornelia, Georgia on December 21, 1939, she wa ...
Rolly B. Burton, 80, Cleveland
Rolly B. Burton, age 80, of Cleveland, formerly of Habersham County, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017. Rolly was born in Clarkesville to the late D.L. Burton and Ophelia Sisk ...
Sarah Gillespie Fenner, 93, Demorest
Sarah Gillespie Fenner, age 93, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017.   Mrs. Fenner was born on November 15, 1923, in Helen, Georgia; a daughter of th ...

Stephens

Peggy Martin Nelson, 57, Toccoa
Peggy Martin Nelson, age 57 of Toccoa, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017. Born in Smyrna, Georgia on December 22, 1959, she was a daughter of Carol Ann Cox Martin of Clarkesvil ...
'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
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.