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Local Obits for Fri. May 11th, 2018

Banks

Thomas Buckner, Sr., 72, Maysville
Thomas Buckner, Sr., age 72 of Maysville, GA (formerly of Lynn Haven, FL) passed away Friday, May 11th, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living.   Mr. Buckner was born Septem ...
Crystal Dawn Manus, 37, Commerce
Crystal Dawn Manus age 37 of Commerce passed away May 9, 2018 at her residence.   Crystal was born August 30, 1980 in Commerce to Mabel Mathis Manus and the late John Boswel ...
Bettye Ruth Rucker, 67, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bettye Ruth Rucker, age 67 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 11, 2018.  Ms. Rucker was born in Commerce, Ge ...

Barrow

 Hilda Blackstock Tonge, 98, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at her home.  She was born on the Blackstock farm October 7, 1919, the daughter of Leila Bailey and Cla ...

Forsyth

Dorothy May Nicholas, 91, Cumming
Dorothy May Nicholas, 91, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.c ...

Gwinnett

Jimmy C. Reed, 73, Buford
Jimmy C. Reed, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Amelia Missler; parents, Clyde and Loyce Davis Reed; brothe ...
Betty C. Westbrook, 87, Hoschton
Mrs. Betty C. Westbrook, age 87, of Hoschton, GA died Friday, May 11, 2018. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, Buford. ...

Habersham

Graveside services for Braelyn Skye Nixon, infant daughter of Hampton “Shaw” Nixon and Connie Rita Grier Arrowood of Baldwin will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 15, 2 ...

Hall

Linda Conyers, 74, Gainesville
Linda D. Conyers, age 74 of Gainesville passed away Friday May 11, 2018 Mrs. Conyers was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to the late Douglas Duke Dean and Mable Thompson Dean. ...
Hazel Martin, 72, Lula
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Hazel Helen Martin age 72 of Lula. The Rev. Eric Stewart will officiate ...

Jackson

Clifton Lee Riales, 74, Hoschton
Clifton Lee Riales, age 74, of Hoschton passed away Friday, May 11, 2018.  Mr. Riales was a United States Army veteran.  He was a sports fan and  loved his dogs Lucy ...
Betty Ruth Rucker, 67, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Ruth Rucker, age 67 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 11, 2018.  Mrs. Rucker was born in Commerce, Ge ...

Lumpkin

Tony Reban Johnson, 61, Dahlonega
Mr. Tony Reban Johnson, age 61, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, May 11, 2018. Tony was born in Atlanta on December 3, 1956 to the late Troyce and Birdie Callahan Johnson Sr. In ...
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.