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Local Obits for Fri. May 18th, 2018

Gwinnett

Edith Edwards Fite, 89, Buford
Edith Edwards Fite, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years, Edwin “Ed” Fite. She is s ...

Habersham

Lillian D. Pruitt, 89, Mt. Airy
Lillian D. Pruitt, age 89 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 19, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Ulysses & Laura E ...
Beauty Helen Trimiar King, age 86 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 11, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Reece & ...
Lloyd James “Chub” Parker, age 76 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on November 16, 1941, he was a son ...

Hall

William Bruce Cain, 91, Chestnut Mountain
William Bruce Cain, age 91, of Chestnut Mountain passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2: ...

Jackson

Glenda Gee Tolbert, 75, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Glenda Gee Tolbert, age 75 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 18, 2018.  Mrs. Tolbert was born in Penderg ...

White

Kenneth David Chambers, 30, Cleveland
Kenneth David Chambers, Sr.,  30 of Cleveland passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22 ...
'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.