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Local Obits for Wed. Nov 14th, 2018

Dawson

Donald Hugh Lunceford, Sr., 91, Dawsonville
Donald Hugh Lunceford, Sr., age 91 of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Mr. Lunceford was born on July 8, 1927, in Habersham County, to the late Byron Yo ...

Forsyth

Patsy L. Bagley, 72, Cumming
Patsy L. Bagley, age 72, of Cumming, GA., passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at her home surrounded by family and friends. She was preceded in by death her husband ...

Habersham

Shirley Lagerblad Walter, 84, Tallulah Falls formerly of Columbus
Shirley Lagerblad Walter, 84, formerly of Columbus, passed away on November 14, 2018. Shirley was the daughter of Gilbert and Daisy Lagerblad of Savannah, Georgia. She attended ...
William Clay Strange, 87, Cornelia
William Clay Strange, age 87 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Born on July 30, 1931 and raised in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Clarence &a ...

Hall

Mary Benefield, 73, Flowery Branch
Mary Benefield, 73, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2018. Born in Jackson County, Ga., to James and Kate Bales, Mary spent her childhood in Barrow County the ...
Essie “Jo” Carter, 79, Gainesville
Essie “Jo” Carter, age 79, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 following a brief illness. She was born on January 3, 1939 in Logan County WV. ...
Wiley Kennedy Lancaster, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held Saturday November 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Belmont Baptist Church for Wiley Kennedy Lancaster, 88, of Gainesville. Rev. Bill Compton will officiate. ...
Stephanie Jan Moore, 36, Gainesville
Stephanie Jan Moore, age 36, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018.   She was a lifelong resident of Hall County, a member of Poplar Springs Baptis ...
Jerry Ralph Peek, 92, Gainesville
Jerry Ralph Peek, 92 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday November 14, 2018. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Church of God of Prophecy, ...

Jackson

Flora Patrick Holman, 93, Hoschton
Flora Patrick Holman, age 93, of Hoschton, GA passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. She was preceded in death by husband, Herman P. Holman, daughter, Wanda Holman; parents, All ...

Lumpkin

Emma JoAnn Abercrombie, 65, Murrayville
Mrs. Emma JoAnn Abercrombie, age 65, of Murrayville passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. JoAnn was born on March 13, 1953 ...
JoAnne Ambercrombie, 65, Dahlonega
Mrs. JoAnne Abercrombie, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home ...
Alice Jean Anderson Butler, age 87, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  She was born in Lumpkin County on September 4, 1931. Alice worked as a food insp ...
Gladys Mary Grizzle, 94, Dahlonega
Mrs. Gladys Mary Grizzle, age 94, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Mrs. Grizzle was born in Oneida, TN on August 23, 1924 to the lat ...
Michele Thompson, 58, Dahlonega
Michele Thompson age 58 of Dahlonega passed away on November 14, 2018 following an extended illness. Mrs. Thompson was previously from Gainesville, GA. Mrs. Thompson is preceded ...

Other

Jane Granger Alvarez, 63, Ball Ground
Jane Granger Alvarez, 63, of Ball Ground passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. While we mourn Jane’s passing, we know in Jesus she’s been given a new, eternal li ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93