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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 9th, 2018

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Vicki Lea Phillips, 68, Cumming
Vicki Lea Phillips, age 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018. Vicki was a giving soul who made friends with anyone and was loved by everyone. Vicki and her husband ...
Eula Kinsey, 76, Cumming
Eula Kinsey, age 76, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018. She was a Christian. She was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Kinsey; grandson, Kaleb Payne; parents, ...
Mildred Castleberry Shirley, age 85, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Shirley. Survivors include her children, G ...
Mattie Conner Watson, 93, Cumming
Mattie Conner Watson, age 93, of Cumming, passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018. She was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church where she sang in the Choir, and the Birthday Card ...

Gwinnett

Patricia “Pat” Merkner, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lynda Merkner. She is survived by her hus ...

Habersham

Nicole Kelly, 46, Clarkesville
Nicole Kelly, age 46, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 9, 2018 Ms. Kelly was born on September 28, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia. A Memorial Service will ...

Hall

Kimberly Dawn Hicks, 46, Flowery Branch
Ms. Kimberly Dawn Hicks, age 46, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, March 9, 2018. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, March 16, 2018 at Memorial Park South Funeral ...
Robert Granville 'Bob" Layne, 90, Gainesville
Robert Granville “Bob” Layne passed away peacefully on March 8, 2018. He was born March 3, 1928 in Flat River, Missouri to Beatrice Stephens Layne and John Granville La ...

Jackson

Arnold Earnest Bomia, 49, Nicholson
Arnold Earnest Bomia, age 49 of Nicholson, GA passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at his residence.   Born on July 6, 1968 in Ann Arbor, Michigan to the late Merrell and D ...
Nathan George Ballenger, 53, Maysville
Nathan George Ballenger, age 53, of Maysville, GA passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.   He was born November 14, 1964 in Co ...
Rev. John F. Webber, 91, Commerce
Reverend John F. Webber, age 91 of Commerce, GA, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.   He was born June 10, 1926 in San Diego, Cali ...

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Brenda J. Pritchett, 70, Cleveland
Brenda J. Pritchett, age 70 of Cleveland passed away Friday, March 9, 2018.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, C ...
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