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Local Obits for Sat. May 5th, 2018

Banks

Charles F. Cape, 81, Gillsville
Charles F. Cape age 81 of Gillsville passed away Saturday May 5, 2018, at home surrounded by his loving family.   Mr. Cape was born October 23, 1936 in Gillsville, Georgia t ...
Terry Spencer Mote, 71, Lula
Terry Spencer Mote, age 71 of Lula, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Born in Banks County on September 11, 1946, he was a son of the late Ernest Mote and Elena Miller King. ...

Forsyth

Donald (Donnie) Floyd Baxter Jr. was born and raised in Los Angeles California on January 6 1956.  When Donnie was 19 years old he served a 2 year mission for The Church of ...

Gwinnett

Marjorie “Margie” Phillips Nolan, age 82, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. She was preceded in death by her son, Randall William Nolan; and grand ...
Marion Eugene Pinnell, 81, Braselton
On Saturday, May 5, 2018, a glorious day, Marion Eugene Pinnell left this world and walked through the gates of Heaven to meet his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Gene was born ...

Habersham

Harry A. McGuire, 87, Clarkesville
Harry A. McGuire, age 87 of Clarkesville, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Born in Sikeston, Missouri on September 2, 1930, he was the son of the late John Albert and Arite ...
Joyce Collins, 67, Baldwin
Joyce Collins, age 67, of Baldwin, Georgia, received her wish to see her Jesus on Saturday, May 5, 2018 following an extended illness. Ms. Collins was born on February 10, 1951 ...

Hall

Howard W. Amos, 96, Gainesville
Howard W. Amos, age 96, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Tomlinson Amos. He is survived by his daughter and so ...
Wiley Lewis Reed, 95, Belmont Community
                Wiley Lewis Reed, age 95 of Belmont Community, passed away peacefully on May 5, 2018 w ...

Other

Fannie Rhea North, 92, Alpharetta
Fannie Rhea North, age, 92, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2018. She was born and raised in Sweetwater, TN. Fannie was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Sh ...

Stephens

Karen Michele Christopher, 61, Eastanollee
Miss Karen Michele Christopher, age 61 of 371 Sundown Farm Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia. A ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93