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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 26th, 2018

Habersham

James E. Britt, Clarkesville
Funeral services for James Early Britt, age 86 of Gainesville, will be held 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will follow the service at ...

Hall

Laquita Ruth Holland, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Laquita Ruth Holland, age 83, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018.   Mrs. Holland was born on March 31, 1935 in Cleveland to the late Floyd and Rut ...

Jackson

Patsy “Ruth” Hill Kennedy, 91, of Hoschton, GA, passed away on June 26, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton.  She was born on January 9, 1927 in T ...
Daniel Christian Kofke Sr. (Pop), age 61, of Hoschton went camping in the clouds on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Pop was an amazing Husband, Father, Grandfather and Friend. He could fix ...
Lula Hillsman Pace, 92, Commerce
Mrs. Lula Hillsman Pace, age 92, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at High Shoals Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Pace was born in Oconee County, GA to the late John Marvin ...

Lumpkin

Mark Chivers Fischer, 67, Dahlonega
Mark Chivers Fischer, age 67, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018, at his home in the presence of his loving family. He was born December 18th, 1950, in Cincinnati, ...

Stephens

Pearl Dills Miller Seegar, 97, Eastanollee
Mrs. Pearl Dills Miller Seegar, age 97 of 2382 Liberty Hill Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of the late Kanara Mae Dills and Ca ...
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.
Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49.
Georgia Hall Of Fame racer Charles Barrett passes away
Charles Barrett, a Hall of Fame short track ace and former NASCAR driver, passed away on Friday. The Cleveland, Georgia native scored the win in approximately 250...
Mansfield Oil Co. founder dies at 86
John Mansfield, Sr., of Amelia Island, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, and the founder of Mansfield Oil Company and Kangaroo convenience stores, died Thursday. .
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.