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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 26th, 2018

Banks

Peggy Jean Gilleland, 77, Maysville
Peggy Jean Gilleland, age 77, of Maysville, Ga, died on April 26, 2018, at Northeast GA Medical Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until 2:00 ...

Dawson

Thomas Holmes Powell, 53, Dawsonville
Thomas “Tommy” Holmes Powell, 53, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday April 26, 2018 at Chestatee Regional Hospital. Tommy was born September 18, 1964 in M ...

Forsyth

Richard Lee Gillespie passed away on April 25, 2018. His kindness to others and faithful walk inspired those around him. He looked for the best in everyone and encouraged them in t ...
Paul Underwood Tritt, 78, Suches, Cumming
Mr. Paul Underwood Tritt, age 78 of Suches and Cumming passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018. Mr. Tritt was born in Suches on July 16, 1939 to the late Lester and Bertha Lunsford ...

Gwinnett

Mary Jane (Dwiggins) Fuller was born on May 14th, 1946 at St. Joseph's hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She lived in the Atlanta area for most of her life, and grew up with three ...

Hall

Dianne Everritt, 72, Gainesville
Dianne Everritt, 72, of Gainesville, formerly of Atlanta, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018. The heart of her family, she was everybody’s Nanny. Dianne was always there fo ...
Bobby Louis Massey, 84, Gainesville
Bobby Louis Massey, age 84, of Gainesville, Georgia formerly of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018 Mr. Massey was born on November 14, 1933 in Commerce, G ...
Michell Miller, 48, Gainesvlle
Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Michell Miller, 48 , of Gainesville. Ms.Miller passed away Thursday, April 26.  Complete arrangements will be announced by&nb ...
Harvey Smith, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Harvey Smith, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...

Jackson

Jessie Mae Bruce Weaver, 85, Braselton
Jessie Mae Bruce Weaver was born on January 30, 1933 and passed away peacefully in the company of her family on April 26, 2018.  She was the oldest of two children born t ...

White

Jean Howard Lindsay, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Jean Howard Lindsay, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Jean was born on November 2, 1929 in White County, to the late John and Icie Turner Howar ...
Dessie Smelcer, 93, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Mrs. Dessie Smelcer, age 93, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Clay Stephens ...
'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.