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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 28th, 2018

Forsyth

Floyd Chester, 75, Cumming
Floyd Chester, 75, of Cumming passed away Saturday April 28, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born and raised in Dawsonville, Floyd has been a res ...
Elizabeth (Dink) McIntyre, 89, of Cumming passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd L. McIntyre, a brother, Stanley Hendrix, and he ...

Hall

Linda Leyda, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Linda Leyda, age 80, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 4, ...
Garry Wade Miller, 64, Flowery Branch
Garry Wade Miller, age 64, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Saturday, April 28,2018 at Emory University Hospital, surrounded by his family. Memorial Services will be at 11:00 ...

Jackson

Joseph Samuel "Sam" Akins, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Samuel “Sam” Akins, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Mr. Akins wa ...
Timothy Alan Richey, 56, Commerce
Timothy Alan Richey age 56 of Commerce passed away Saturday April 28, 2018 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.   Mr. Richey was born Sept. 4, 1961 in Athens, Georgia t ...

Lumpkin

Jerrell Ingram, 67, Dahlonega
Mr. Jerrell Ingram, age 67, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Mr. Ingram was born and raised in Lumpkin County.  He was preceded in death by parents ...
Luther David Justus, 86, Dahlonega
Luther David Justus, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018. Mr. Justus was born March 8, 1932 in Lumpkin County to the late Luther J. and Elsie Jones Justus. ...

Other

Linda Mullinax Poole, 67, Bloomingdale
Linda Mullinax Poole, age 67, of Bloomingdale, GA, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Bill Poole of Bloomingdale; children, Cendia and Larry R ...

Stephens

Mrs. Lola Mae Gaines Sessoms Simpson, age 93 of Irene Street, Toccoa, GA passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late William and ...
Sprint Car driver Greg Hodnett killed in crash
Sprint Car driver Greg Hodnett has died after a crash Thursday night at BAPS Motor Speedway.
UPDATE: Donald Panoz, entrepreneur and racing innovator, dies at 83
The man who founded Chateau Elan in Braselton and brought Le Mans racing to Hall County has died at the age of 83.
Mac Miller, who collaborated with rap royalty, dies at 26
Rapper Mac Miller, whose lyrics ranged from party raps to songs about depression and drug use, has died at age 26
War hero and presidential candidate John McCain dies at 81
War hero and presidential candidate John McCain dies at 81
Robin Leach of 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous' dies
Robin Leach, whose voice crystallized the opulent 1980s on the TV show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," has died
Former Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dies at age 68
A family friend said Ed King, a former guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd who helped write several of the band's hits including "Sweet Home Alabama," has died in Nashville, Tennessee.
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'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.