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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 2nd, 2018

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Kealyn R. Porter, 27, Winder
Kealyn R. Porter, age 27, of Winder, GA passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Kishcha White. He is survived by his father, Lawrence Porte ...
Julie Williams Turner, 78, Auburn
Julie Williams Turner, age 78, of Auburn, GA passed away Friday, February 2, 2018. She grew up on a farm in Henderson, Texas. She was the sixth child of 7. She loved to dance.&n ...

Dawson

Thomas P. "Tom" Brannon, 82, Dawsonville
Thomas P. “Tom” Brannon, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 2, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born Janu ...
Thomas "Tom" F. Foley, 77, Dawsonville
Thomas F. “Tom” Foley, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 2, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born August 26, 1940 in Pennsylvania to the lat ...

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James Wood Perdue, 87, Cumming
James Wood Perdue, age 87, of Cumming, GA passed peacefully to the next part of his journey on February 2, 2018.  He was born on September 13, 1930 to Edna Mae Dunn Perdue and ...

Gwinnett

Dorothy Ann Roberts, 80, Buford
Dorothy Ann Roberts, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, February 2, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, John R. and Lillian Puckett Roberts. She is survived by h ...

Habersham

Alline Huff Stevenson, 85, Cornelia
Mrs. Alline Huff Stevenson, age 85 of Cornelia, Georgia and formerly of Valley Station, Kentucky, passed away on Monday morning, February 19, 2018 surrounded by her children. Fu ...

Hall

Grazia Fierro D’Amato, 79, Gainesville
Grazia Fierro D’Amato, age 79, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfonso and Filomena Fierro; brother, Ant ...
James Donald "Don" Roberts, 81, Murrayville
James Donald "Don" Roberts, age 81 of Murrayville, Ga passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Don was born on May 24, 1936 to the l ...
Dorothy Young, Gainesville
Dorothy Young, affectionately known as “Dot” was born in Gainesville, GA on April 30, 1949.  She loved her grandchildren, sisters, brothers and brother – in ...
Ruby Reed, 96, Gainesville
            Ruby P. Reed, age 96 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, February 02, 2018 at the Oaks of Limestone. &nbs ...

Jackson

Janis Elaine Hoyles, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janis Elaine Hoyles, age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 2, 2018.  Mrs. Hoyles was born in Scipi ...
Glen Franklin Seabolt, 79, Jefferson
Glen Franklin Seabolt age 79 of Jefferson passed away Friday Feb. 2, 2018 at his residence.   Mr. Seabolt was born January 25, 1939 in Buford, Georgia to the late Floyd & ...

Lumpkin

Glenda W. Bowne, Dahlonega
A long-time supporter of education in biomedical research,  Glenda W. Bowne, passed away on Feb 2, 2018. Glenda’s extensive career in Biomedical Science began on the ...
Virginia Lee Greenway, 91, Dahlonega
Mrs. Virginia Lee Greenway, age 91, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, February 2, 2018. Mrs. Greenway was born in White County on June 28, 1926 to the late Lee and Vicie Martin ...

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John Matthew Sabato, 32, Crestview, FL formerly of Toccoa
Mr. John Matthew Sabato, age 32 of Crestview, Florida and formerly of Toccoa passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at his residence. A son of John Richard Sabato and Ginger Smith ...
Matthew Aaron Poole, 28, Carnesville
  Matthew Aaron Poole, age 28, of Carnesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018. Matthew was born on July 3, 1989, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Terry an ...

White

Winnie Iris Proman Weitman age 86, of Cleveland passed away Friday February 2, 2018. Mrs. Weitman was born in Bryan County the daughter of the late Doy and Celeste Shuman Gill. ...
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'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