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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 25th, 2018

Banks

Don Terry Samples, 73, Maysville
Mr. Don Terry Samples, age 73, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, January 25, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Samples was born in Jefferson to the late R.M. Samples and Mary Dailey S ...

Forsyth

Joyce Jones, 75, Cumming
Joyce Jones, age 75, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. She was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clay “ ...
Tyler James Knudson, 29, Cumming
Tyler James Knudson, age 29, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018.  Tyler was kind- hearted, happy person who lit up a room with his infectious smile.&nb ...

Habersham

Valerie “Robin” Canon, age 65, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Services Times will be announced. Arrangements are incomplete and w ...
Funeral services for Melvyn “Mel” Buren Pinkston, age 90 of Clarkesville will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Fairfield Baptist Church.  D ...
Valerie "Robin" Canon, 65, Cornelia
Valerie “Robin” Canon, age 65, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 3 ...

Hall

Anita E. Kerr, 50, Flowery Branch
Anita E. Kerr, age 50, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018. She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Banks Ryder; and father, Fred E. Kerr. She ...
David Randall Ladd, 49, Oakwood
  David Randall Ladd, age 49, of Oakwood, GA passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018 following a sudden illness. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and retired tru ...
Christy Denise Jordan Meeks-Gaines of Gainesville, Georgia died on Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 after a brief illness. She was born in McMinnville, Tennessee on December 12, 1968 to Reve ...
George Thomas Alexander, 87, Oakwood, formerly of Smyrna
George Thomas Alexander, age 87, of Oakwood, GA, formerly of Smyrna, passed away Thursday,January 25, 2018. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 29, 2018 at  11 a. ...
Carolyn “Joyce” Cape, 81, Gainesville
     Mrs. Carolyn “Joyce” Cape, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at her residence following a brief illness. &nbs ...
Marvin Lee Chambers, 54, Gainesville
Marvin Lee Chambers, age 54, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018. He loved fishing, the outdoors and helping others. Survivors include his brother William &quo ...
Robert Charles Finster, 83, Gainesville
Robert Charles Finster, 83 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018.    Services will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home a ...

Lumpkin

Charlie Earl Self, 74, Dahlonega
Mr. Charlie Self, age 74, of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018.   Charlie was born in Suches on October 7, 1943 to the late George and Lillie Towe Self ...

Other

A celebration of life for Chareen “Reen” Swafford Parks White, age 67 of Flat Creek, will be held on Saturday January 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at The Loft Church 203 Elm S ...
Judith S. Hampton, 74, Alpharetta
Judith S. Hampton, age 74, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018. She helped and donated to Rainbow Kids, RUNC Pet Ministry, Atlanta Women’s Day Shelter, T ...

Stephens

Roy Wilson, 69, Eastanollee
  Mr. Roy Freddie Wilson, age 69, of Eastanollee, Ga. passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Anderson Area Medical Center, Anderson, S.C.   A son of the late ...
'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.