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Local Obits for Sat. May 19th, 2018

Habersham

Donald Andrew 'Andy' Slaton, 47, Clarkesville
Donald Andrew “Andy” Slaton, age 47 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 following an extended illness. Born in Gainesville, Georgia o ...

Jackson

Irene Eubanks Franklin, 83, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Irene Eubanks Franklin, age 83 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, May 19, 2018.  Mrs. Franklin was born in Tuc ...
Gary Neil Patton, 61, Talmo
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gary Neil Patton, age 61, of Talmo, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Mr. Patton was born in Winder, Georgia, a son ...

Other

Lawrence Donald Aborn, 53, Alpharetta
Lawrence Donald Aborn, 53, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Vonn Aborn, Raleigh, NC; brother and sister-in-law, Ro ...
'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.