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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 14th, 2017

Banks

Larry Wayne Williams, 72, Maysville
Chief Larry Wayne Williams (Ret), age 72, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at his residence.  Known to his family as Buddy, he was born in Winterville to the ...

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Meredith Adams, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. She is survived by her husband, Tucker Adams, Buford, GA; children, Michael Lee and Collee ...
Robert Wayne Galloway, 66, Sugar Hill
Robert Wayne Galloway, age 66, of Sugar Hill, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Sept ...

Habersham

Kendall Clark “Skeet” Harrison, age 76 went to be with his Lord on Thursday, September 14, 2017.  Skeet was born on December 9, 1940 in Habersham County to the ...
Phillip Pitts, 86, Cornelia
Phillip Pitts, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Mr. Pitts was born on April 18, 1931 in Clarkesville, Georgia to the late Fred Harris ...
Leon Kimbrell, 80, Cornelia
Leon Kimbrell, age 80, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Mr. Kimbrell was born on July 16, 1937 in Stephens County, Georgia to the late Weldon an ...
Charles Medlin, 74, Demorest
Charles Medlin, age 74, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017. No Formal Services will be held. Arrangements are in care of Whitfield Funeral Home ...

Hall

Jason E. Hill, 55, Gainesville
          Mr. Jason E. Hill, 55, of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017. Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, ...
Ruth Kanaday White, 88, Murrayville
Mrs. Ruth Kanaday White, age 88, of Murrayville, GA passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 in her home.  Ruth was born in Lumpkin County to the late Joseph H. Kanaday and He ...

Lumpkin

Anita Milam Patterson of Dahlonega Georgia passed away September 14 at her home.  Anita is survived by Richard Lowry; her two daughters, Lori Pacheco and Michelle Dixon; and h ...

Stephens

Mrs. Addie Franklin Presley, age 97 of DeFoor Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away, Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the late A. Ed ...

Union

Lillian Hughes, 88, Blairsville
Lillian Hughes, age 88, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away at Union County Nursing Home on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Lillian was born on March 3, 1929 in Amite, Louisiana to t ...

White

Robert (Bobby) Paul Edwin Underwood, 26, Demorest, formerly of Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Robert ‘Bobby’ Paul Edwin Underwood, age 26 of Demorest, formally of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on September 10, 2017. Bobb ...
'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.