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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 27th, 2018

Forsyth

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 ...

White

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 ...
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