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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 13th, 2018

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Stephen Owen King, 52, Bethlehem
Stephen Owen King, age 52, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  Survivors include his wife Alecia King; mother Alice King; sons Stephen Owen King, Jr., Steven ...

Dawson

Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, Dawsonville
Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, passed away on Tuesday morning in the arms of his wife Becky at their home in Dawsonville. A committed and faithful servant of the Lord, a devoted husban ...

Gwinnett

Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90, Johns Creek
Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90 of Johns Creek, Ga. passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport F ...

Hall

Funeral services for Ruby Faulkner Grier, age 92, of Lula will be held Friday February 16,  at 2:00 P.m. in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Holly Springs ...
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82, Gainesville
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Murphy was the daughter of the late John Byrd and Roxie ...
Euphemia Stephens, 93, Gainesville
Euphemia Stephens, nickname “Femer” but Grandma to many, 93 of Gainesville went to be with her Lord and reunited with her husband and family Tuesday February 13, 2018. ...
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on July 9, 1923, Mr ...
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91, Flowery Branch
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Gaines was the daughter of the late ...
Johnny Singleton, 63, Gainesville
Johnny Singleton age 63 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on February 13, 2018.  Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Jerry Thomas, 70, Clermont
Jerry Thomas, 70 of Clermont passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Thomas was the son of the late Eugene and Louise Eli ...
Cruz Velasquez, 64, Gainesville
Cruz Velasquez, 64, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Februa ...
Margaret C. Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret C. Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenpor ...

Jackson

Frances Jenkins Garrison, 95, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Jenkins Garrison, age 95, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Mrs. Garrison was born in Ambrose, Geo ...

Lumpkin

James N. Carusos, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. James N. Carusos, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of D ...
Oscar Newton Davis, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Oscar Newton Davis, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Oscar was born in Lumpkin County on May 17, 1935 to the late Austell Newton and Sydney Lou ...
Joseph William Mize, 63, Dahlonega
Joseph William Mize, ('Bill,') died peacefully Tuesday, February 13 at his home near Dahlonega, Georgia at the age of Sixty three.  He was survived by his wife Gloria, ...

Other

Annie Lora Howard, 93, Marietta
Funeral services are scheduled for 12:00 PM, Friday February 16, 2018 at Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Annie Lora Howard, age 93 of Marietta, GA. The family will receive friends f ...

Stephens

Howard Joseph Hornick, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Howard Joseph Hornick, age 76 of 506 Rothell Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late William P. and Mary G. Fouse ...
'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.