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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 19th, 2018

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Paul “Lanier” Richards, age 89, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018. He was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church where he was the adult Sunday school tea ...
Rev. William Carl Kendrix, age 93, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018. Carl was a United States Army veteran, who served in WWII. He was the eldest member at Cros ...

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Pamela Ann Strait, 49, Clarkesville
Pamela Ann Strait, age 49 of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Born in Hall County, Georgia on February 3, 1969, she was a daughter of Elizabeth Higgins Str ...

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Anne Cook Neal, Gainesville
Anne Cook Neal passed away on Thursday, April 19. The daughter of Annie Colson and Oscar Edward Cook, she was born April 4, 1931 in Washington County. A graduate of Tennille Hig ...
Ruth Glynn Miller Jackson, 87, Flowery Branch
  Ruth Glynn Miller Jackson, 87, of Flowery Branch, passed away April 19, 2018 following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, ...
David Roger Silcox, 69, Murrayville
  David Roger Silcox, 69, of Murrayville, passed away after an accident in Gainesville on April 19, 2018. David was born July 12, 1948 at Fort Benning, Georgia to the late ...
Ann Garner Walker, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Ann Garner Walker, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on April 19, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, April 23, 2018 at Memorial Park North Riverside ...

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Freddie Leon Harris, 68, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Freddie Leon Harris, age 68 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on April 19, 2018. He is survived by his wife Sylvia Harris; son and daughter ...
'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.