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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 24th, 2018

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Sybil Tucker Simpkins, 92, Commerce
Sybil Tucker Simpkins, age 92 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Born on July 9, 1925 in Carnesville, GA, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Eula Westbro ...

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Keith Adam Flanagan, 42, Gainesville
Keith Adam Flanagan, 42, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at ...
Kathleen Gail "Kathy" Merritt, 70 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday April 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. ?Born in Fair Play, Colorado, Kathy had li ...
John George Morris Jr., 77, Gainesville
John George Morris Jr., 77, of Gainesville was welcomed into heaven on April 21st at his residence, following a courageous battle with cancer.  While comforted and prayed over ...

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Hans Hinreiner, 89, Hoschton
Hans Hinreiner, age 89, of Hoschton, Georgia, a previous resident of Mechanicsville, VA, passed away on Saturday, April, 14, 2018.  Hans was born on January 9, 1929 in Heilbro ...

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Frank Delane Pearson, 84, Danielsville
Mr. Frank Delane Pearson, age 84, of Danielsville died Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Pearson was born in Athens to the late, Harvey N. and Bertie Mae Goodr ...

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Thelma Garner Pace, 96, Toccoa
Mrs. Thelma Garner Pace, age 96, of Toccoa passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Charles LaFayette Garner and Sara Fuller Garner, s ...
'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.