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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 17th, 2018

Forsyth

Walter Eugene Smith, 82, Cumming
Walter Eugene Smith, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Walter was a member of Beaver Ruin Baptist Church. He retired from General Motors in Doraville in ...

Habersham

Elizabeth McEntire Cook, age 81 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Born on March 31, 1937 in Demorest, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Claude and Vivian Ed ...
  Roy Dale Savage, Jr. (Dale), age 30 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Born on March 4, 1988 in Demorest, he was a son of Roy Dale, Sr. and Lisa Marquitt Bu ...

Hall

Mona Lee Brooks, 77, Gainesville
 Ms. Mona Lee Brooks, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at her residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services to be held at a later dat ...
Mary Sue Phillips Sterling, 87, Gainesville
Mary Sue Phillips Sterling, 87, of Gainesville, GA, formerly of College Park, GA passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  Mrs. Sterling was preceded in death by her husband of 60 ...

Stephens

Claudine Jamison Bell, 74, Toccoa
Mrs. Claudine Jamison Bell, age 74 of 72 Oakway Drive, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Claude Terrell Jamison ...
'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.