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Local Obits for Thu. May 31st, 2018

Banks

Mrs. Juanita LaRose Brown, age 87, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, May 31, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Brown was born in Commerce to the late Perry and Rosa Lee Edwards Webb.& ...

Barrow

Rita Pilgrim, 52, Auburn
Rita Pilgrim, age 52, of Auburn, Georgia passed away on May 31, 2018. Rita is preceded in death by her step-father Ronald Evans and father Charles Everett Johnson. She is surviv ...

Gwinnett

Tanja Lakisha Phelps Brownlee, age 35, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Randall Brownlee, Buford, GA; children, Isiah Brownlee, ...
Lanell Fowler, 85, Buford
Lanell Fowler, age 85, of Buford passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018.  Beloved mother of three, Ms. Fowler grew up in Athens and moved to Atlanta when was only sixteen years ol ...

Habersham

Boyce “Bugs” Martin, age 77, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Mr. Martin was born June 19, 1940 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Vance and ...

Hall

   Patsy Sue McFarland, age 63 of Lula, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.             Funeral se ...
Mr. Uel Henry Patrick Sawyer, age 87 of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Waterford Assisted Living following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Other

Fern McCurry Lavinder, 89, St. Simons Island
Fern McCurry Lavinder, age 89 of St. Simons Island, GA, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018 after a battle with Alzheimer’s. A funeral service will be held Monday, June 4, 201 ...

White

Marvin L. “Junior” Worrell, Sr, age 77, of Cleveland, GA passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Shawn Peppers. Mr. Worrell is sur ...
'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.