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Local Obits for Tue. May 1st, 2018

Banks

Ruby Martin Lord, 83, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ruby Martin Lord, age 83 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, May 1, 2018.  Mrs. Lord was born in Jefferson, Geo ...

Forsyth

  Katherine (Kit) L. Puckett, 87, passed away on May 1, 2018. She is preceded in death by her Husband, Jerry R. Puckett; her Parents, Arthur and Anne Little; two sisters ...

Hall

Debra (Debbie) Nelms, 62, Gainesville
Debra (Debbie) Nelms, 62, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away May 1, 2018. A gathering will be held in Debbie’s honor on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1295 Burns Drive, Gaines ...
Charles Henry Taylor, 89, Gainesville
Mr. Charles Henry Taylor, 89, entered into heaven peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, May ...
Terry Lee Tow, 61, Gainesville
Terry Lee Tow, 61, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at his residence. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. on Friday May 4, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Lisa Michelle Garmon Ledbetter, age 51, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Mrs. Ledbetter was born Decat ...

Other

Charles William Lang, 91, Ormond Beach, FL
Charles William Lang, 91, of Ormond Beach, FL passed away May 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral H ...

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Elmer Cecil Banks, 90, Cleveland
Elmer Cecil Banks, 90, of Cleveland Georgia, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 after a short illness. The family will receive visitors from 12 – 2 pm on Saturday, May 5th a ...
Patricia Shaffer Martin, 61, Cleveland
Patricia Shaffer Martin, age 61 of Cleveland passed away Tuesday, May 01, 2018. Mrs. Martin was born April 7, 1957 in East Point, GA. She was preceded in death by her parents Ch ...
Ruby Kathryn Meaders, 101, Cleveland
Ruby Kathryn Meaders, age 101 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.   Mrs. Meaders was born on June 21, 1916, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Lester Ca ...
'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.