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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 18th, 2018

Gwinnett

Ada Bernice Pickett Smith, 86, Lawrenceville
Ada Bernice Pickett Smith, 86, passed away on January 18, 2018 under hospice care at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville.  She was born in Daus, TN, in 1931, to the late Haden P ...

Habersham

Clyde Hamilton, 74, Clarkesville
  Clyde Hamilton, age 74 of Clarkesville, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 18, 2018, at his residence. Born in Habersham County on September 12, 1943, ...
William Henry Hardy, 87, Demorest
William Henry Hardy, age 87 of Demorest, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018. Born in Rabun County on April 3, 1930, he was a son of the late Finis Elsberry Hardy and Ethel R ...
Kathryn Yarber Hix, 86, Alto
Kathryn Yarber Hix, age 86, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Mrs. Hix was born in Baldwin, Georgia, on September 8, 1931; a daughter of the late Pern ...

Hall

Annie M. Reynolds, 91, Oakwood
Mrs. Annie M. Reynolds, age 91 of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, January 18, 2018. A graveside service is scheduled for Monday, January 22, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the Memorial ...
Ernest C. Sisson, 90, Hoschton
Ernest C. Sisson, age 90, of Hoschton, GA, died Thursday, January 18, 2018. A graveside service will be held Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. ...
Charles Alfred DeSaussure III (Charlie) died peacefully on January 18, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA age 73. Charlie is survived by his wife of 52 ...
Charles "Jim" Horton Mutter, 74, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Sunday January 21, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Charles “Jim” Horton Mutter, age 74 of Gainesville. The Rev ...
Bettie Maxine O. Partin, 85, Gainesville
Bettie Maxine O. Partin, 85 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 18, 2018 Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and caring friend went to be with our Lord on January ...

Lumpkin

Marty Colby Howard, 29, Dahlonega
Marty Colby Howard, age 29, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018 following a sudden illness. Colby was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was bo ...
Mary Alice Seabolt, 82, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mary Alice Seabolt, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018.   Mrs. Seabolt was born in Jackson County on June 1, 1935 to the late George and D ...
Donald Hugh Wells, 56, Dahlonega
Mr. Donald Hugh Wells, age 56, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, January 18, 2018. Mr. Wells was born in Leesburg, FL on August 24, 1961. He was preceded in death by his mother ...

Stephens

Mrs. Lily Dale Jones Dunson, age 90, of Cawthon Road in Toccoa passed away Thursday, January 18, 2017 at the home. A daughter of the late Cofer Verdell and Ollie Olivia Ferguson ...
'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.