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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 27th, 2018

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Juanita Martin Shadburn, age 83, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Juanita was the first wo ...
Mitchell Frank Wilkie, 47, Cumming
Mitchell Frank Wilkie, age 47, of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Mitchell had a smile for everyone and never met a stranger. He loved and was loved ...

Hall

Mr. James Onell Cochran, age 79 of Lula, passed away on February 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Memorial Park North Riverside Chape ...
Lawrence Byron Ledford, 64, Murrayville
Mr. Lawrence Byron Ledford, 64, of Murrayville, GA., passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:0 ...
Robert E. Martin, 66, Gainesville
  Robert E. Martin, age 66, of Gainesville, GA passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, February 27, 2018. He was born January 3, 1952, in New Eagle, PA, a son of the late Jack ...
Idell Grizzle Cooper, 92, Oakwood
Idell Grizzle Cooper, 92, of Oakwood, GA., passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018 in the Chapel of Memor ...
Jerry Gaston, 68, Flowery Branch
Jerry Gaston, 68 of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday February 27, 2018 at his residence. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Those wishing to send online ...

Jackson

  Mr. George Michael “Mike” Chandler, age 68, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Chandler was born in Athens to the la ...

Lumpkin

Joyce Magdeline Walker Panter of Dahlonega passed away on February 27, 2018 following an extended illness. She was a native of Fannin County but moved to Dahlonega in 1942.  S ...

Other

Jack Byrd, 92, Hiram
Jack Byrd, 92, of Hiram, Georgia, formerly from Gainesville, Georgia, died 2/27/2017.  There will be a memorial service Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at Gai ...
Jessie William Wilson, Jr., 66, of Canton passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Jessie William and Frances Louise Wilson. Survivo ...

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Ricky Seabolt, 57, Cleveland
Ricky Seabolt, age 57 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Mr. Seabolt was born on February 27, 1961, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to Dorothy Fortner Aaron and t ...
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