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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 ...
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