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Local Obits for Sun. Apr 29th, 2018

Forsyth

Joann Patterson Wood, 79, Cumming
On Sunday, April 29, 2018, Joann Patterson Wood, beloved Mother, Aunt, Sister and Grandmother passed away at the age of 79.  Joann will be forever remembered and missed by her ...

Gwinnett

Thomas Michael “Mike” O’Farrell, 82, passed away April 29 after a brief battle with cancer. He spent his final day at home surrounded by his family. Mike is survi ...

Habersham

Tiffanie Marie D’Aloisio, 29, Clarkesville
Tiffanie Marie D’Aloisio, age 29 of Clarkesville, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Born in Valparaiso, Indiana on September 28, 1988 she was a daughter of Teresa D&r ...
Funeral services for Joseph “Joey” Patrick Kennedy, age 58 of Cornelia will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Swayne Cochran ...
H. Larry Warren, 85, Demorest
H. Larry Warren, age 85, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018. Mr. Warren was born on July 16, 1932, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late Henry Lawrence Wa ...

Hall

Esequiel Camarillo-Arsola, 43, Gainesville
Esequiel Camarillo-Arsola, 43, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursd ...
Margaret Sarah Hicks-Durham, 88, Flowery Branch
Margaret Sarah Hicks-Durham, 33, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on April, 29, 2018. She was born on December 10, 198 in Atlanta, GA a daughter of Randy and Patty Hicks who b ...
Charles James Nida, 80, Gainesville
Charles James Nida 80, of Gainesville, GA passed away at his home on April 29, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in the Chapel of Memori ...
June Hardy O'Kelley, 82, Gainesville
June Hardy O’Kelley, 82, of Gainesville, GA passed away April 29, 2018 at Manor House of Gainesville following an extended illness. A Graveside service will be held at 1:0 ...
Lanett Andrew "Dink" Staton, 92, Gainesville
Lanett Andrew (Dink) Staton of Lynncliff Dr., Gainesville Ga., was born Sept. 27, 1925 in Jackson County, Ga. He passed away April 28, 2018 in Hall County Georgia after declining h ...

Jackson

Martha Laverne Day, 78, Braselton
Mrs. Martha Laverne Day, age 78, passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Services are scheduled for Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 2: ...

Stephens

Viola Wilson Michaud, 82, Toccoa
Mrs. Viola Wilson Michaud, age 82 of E. Tugalo Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Ola Lawson Marc ...
'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.