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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 8th, 2018

Forsyth

Jeffrey Patrick Bellinger, 68, of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018.   He was born on October 24, 1949, the son of George Edward and Barbara Jane Patter ...
Tina Witherow Grizzle, 53, Cumming
Tina Witherow Grizzle, 53, of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018. She was born on December 22, 1964 in Cumming, GA the daughter of Robert and Shirley Witherow wh ...

Gwinnett

Frank M. Matra, 84, Dacula
Frank M. Matra, a retired Construction Manager at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant for Con Edison, New York died Thursday, March 8 at his home in Dacula, Georgia. He was eighty?fou ...
Sherwood Arlen Hall, 63, Lawrenceville
Sherwood Arlen Hall, 63, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018. Born on August 17, 1954 in Minneapolis, MN he was the son of Sherwood A. and Henrietta K. H ...
James L. Knighton, Jr, 88, Buford
James L. Knighton, Jr., age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred C. Knighton; and son, William David Knighton. He ...

Hall

Modelle Lorene Rich, 83, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday March 11, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Modelle Lorene Rich, age 83 of Gainesville. The Rev. Wayne Norris will o ...

Jackson

Steven David Howington, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Steven David Howington, age 69 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, March 8, 2018.  Mr. Howington was born in Co ...

Lumpkin

Robert Russell Stowers Sr, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. Robert Russell Stowers, Sr., age 78, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018. Mr. Stowers was born in Lumpkin County on February 27, 1940 to the late Hayne and ...
Mark Richard Yaegle, 62, Dahlonega
Mark Richard Yaegle, 62, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday March 8, 2018 at his residence. Born October 23, 1955 in Warren, Pennsylvania to the late Richard and Margaret Yaegle, ...
  Joyce "Faye" Whelchel Abercrombie age 82 of Dahlonega passed away on March 8, 2018 following an extended illness. Faye was born September 23, 1935.  She wa ...

Stephens

Joseph F. Youg, 44, Toccoa
Joseph F. Young: Toccoa, Georgia   Mr. Joseph Francis Young, age 44, of Julia Court in Toccoa passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in ...
'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.