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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 14th, 2017

Forsyth

Carol Allen Minor, 93, Cumming
Carol Allen Minor, age 93, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion W. Minor; parents, William F. and Lonnie Lee Dodd ...
Buddy "Chris" Ramsey, 51, Cumming
Mr. Buddy "Chris" Ramsey 51 of Cumming, Ga passed away on August 14th, 2017. He is predeceased in death by his father Buddy Ramsey. He is survived by his wife Vicki ...

Gwinnett

William E. “Bill” Scott, Jr., age 52, of Buford, GA, died suddenly on Monday, August 14, 2017. A private interment service will be held at Hamilton Mill Memorial Garden ...

Habersham

Pauline Ivester, 84, Clarkesville
PaulineIvester, age 84 of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017. Mrs.  Ivester was born on January 18, 1933, inClayton, Georgia to the late Jessie and France ...
Nellie Frances Pitts Sumpter, age 83 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following an extended illnes ...

Hall

Don Talmadge Barnes, Sr., 93, Gainesville
Don Talmadge Barnes Sr., age 94 passed away peacefully on August 14, 2017 at The Oaks of Hampton in Dawsonville, GA A remembrance of his life will be held at Lakewood Baptist Ch ...
Mr. Richard “Dick” Joseph Barbuto, age 68, of Hoschton passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his fam ...
Mary Lou Covington, 94, Gainesville
 Mrs. Mary Lou Covington, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday Morning, August 14, 2017 at Piedmont Henry Hospital following a brief illness. Graveside services are ...
Fannie Belle Shetters Swaim, 81, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Fannie Belle Shetters Swaim, age 81, of Gainesville, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017. Mrs. Swaim was born in Sher ...

Lumpkin

William (Corky) Lee Gantt III, 73, passed away in his Dahlonega home on August 10, 2017. He will be loved and remembered each day by his surviving family. He leaves behind 4 kid ...
'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.