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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 31st, 2018

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Sally Jo Boyd, 87, Winder
Mrs. Sally Jo Boyd, age 87, of Winder, Georgia went to heaven January 31, 2018. Mrs. Boyd was born June 6, 1930 to the late Ross and Ethel Brock Puckett.  She was preceded by ...

Dawson

Martha J. Abee, 77, Dawsonville
Martha J. Abee, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Gold City following a period of declining health. The family will receive friends Sunday February 4, ...
Martha “Squeaky” Donahue, 46, Dawsonville
Martha “Squeaky” Donahue, 46, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018.  Born September 19, 1971 in Atlanta, she had lived in Dawson County since 1 ...

Forsyth

James Penhorwood Campbell died peacefully Wednesday at his Cumming home surrounded by loved ones.  Born in Indianapolis, IN on November 27, 1928 the son of Elsie Smith Camp ...
Gerry Lummus, 84, Cumming
Gerry Lummus, age 84, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She is survived by her lo ...
Betty Louise Young, 86, Cumming
Betty Louise Young, 86, of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Betty was born in Logansport, Indiana on February 14, 1931 to the late Alfred Pearson ...

Gwinnett

Jesse Lee Neese, 60, Lawrenceville
Jesse Lee Neese, age 60, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018. A native of Lawrenceville, Jesse was a graduate of Central Gwinnett High School.  Jesse was emp ...

Habersham

Coach Maxie Skinner, 83, Demorest
Coach Maxie Skinner, age 83 of Demorest, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Born on July 19, 1934, he was a son of the late Roscoe E. Skinner and Gertrude Magness ...

Hall

Jerry Robert Bentley, 69, Gainesville
Jerry Robert Bentley, 69 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018. Born in White County, Mr. Bentley had lived in Hall County since 1971.  He was the son of th ...
Stephanie Lee Jones, 46, Gainesville
Stephanie Lee Jones, 46, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Stephanie was a loving mother, daughter and sister who loved spending time and teaching her s ...
Angela Denise Render, Gainesville
Angela Denise Render was born in Gainesville, Georgiato the late Albert Williams and Elizabeth Render on September 15, 1961. The youngest of eleven children, Angela had a ...
Newman Kelsey West, Jr., 73, Gainesville
Mr. Newman Kelsey West, Jr. 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Ashton Senior Living. A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday ...

Jackson

  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Harold “Ken” Brand, age 69, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mr. B ...
Virginia Griffin Bullock, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Griffin Bullock, age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Mrs. Bullock was born ...
Tonita "Meno" Jane Crittenden, age 81, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, January 28, 2017. Survivors include the salt to her pepper Arthur Voorhees; daughter Barbara Kofke ...

Lumpkin

Sue Cates, 70, Dahlonega
Sue Cates, 70, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born November 15, 1947 to the late Robert and Willi ...

White

Wayne Wade Wiltse, 85, Cleveland
Wayne Wade Wiltse, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mr. Wiltse was born on November 1, 1932, in Dearborn, Michigan, to the late Raymond and Leona ...
Charles Halbert Mann, 101, Cleveland
Charles Halbert Mann, age 101 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mr. Mann was born on August 22, 1916 to the late John William and Fannie Charlotte Housto ...
'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.