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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 29th, 2018

Banks

Donald Shaw, 55, Lula
Donnie Shaw, age 55 of Lula, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018, following a sudden illness. Born in Habersham County on October 11, 1962, he was a son of the late William M ...

Barrow

Elise Doreen LaForgia, 68, Winder
Elise Doreen LaForgia, age 68, of Winder passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, February 8, 2018  at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
Aldo Razo, 38, Winder
Aldo Hernandez Razo, age 38, of Winder, GA, died Monday, January 29, 2018. A visitation will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 6-9 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Mr. ...
Frankie Shadburn, 76, Hoschton
Frankie Shadburn, age 76, of Hoschton, GA, died Sunday, January 28, 2018. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. ...

Dawson

Anthony S. “Tony” Taylor, 64, Dawsonville
Anthony S. “Tony” Taylor, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 29, 2018 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born July 17, 1953 in Weilh ...

Gwinnett

Enid Turner Phillips, 95, Buford
Enid Turner Phillips, age 95, of Buford, GA, died Monday, January 29, 2018. A funeral service will be held Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Woodland Hills Church, Atlanta. Pa ...
Mary Ellen Buice Anglin, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon S. “Gus” Anglin; parents, Chesty and ...

Hall

Alvin "Al" F. Pannell, 74, Gainesville
Alvin (Al) F. Pannell, age 74 of Gainesville, Georgia. Born February 16, 1943 – Passed January 29, 2018. Al passed peacefully in his sleep on Monday morning. He was pre ...
Joletta Louise Zerban, 58, Murrayville
Mrs. Joletta Louise Zerban age 58 of Murrayville passed away on Monday January 29, 2018 following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Thursday February 01, ...

Jackson

Dianne C. Knoblauch, 76, Hoschton
Dianne C. Knoblauch, age 76, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018. Graveside services will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Hoschton City Cemetery. Pastor Dustin Penn ...

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David Allan Abernathy, 57, Cleveland
David Allan Abernathy, age 57 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018. Mr. Abernathy was born on January 15, 1961, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Betty Goss Abernathy ...
'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.