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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 ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93