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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 16th, 2018

Gwinnett

Jeanette Young, 88, Buford
Jeanette Young, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Young; daughters, Penny Young and Jackie Ray; m ...

Hall

Frances Dooley, 72, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Frances Dooley age 72 of Flowery Branch passed away on Thursday August 16, 2018 at her residence following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Sunday August ...
Stanley William Hill, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Stanley William Hill, a.k.a. Superheavy, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Stanley will Lie-in-State 1 ...
Lyle Edward Letteer, 76, Gainesville
Lyle Edward Letteer, 76, of Gainesville, Ga died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia following a brief illness.  He was of the Mormon Faith and w ...
Albert Leverett, 70, Lula
Albert Leverett, age 70, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Mr. Leverett was born on April 27, 1948 in Brockton, New York to the late Albert and Constan ...
Ladinoa Ann Whitfield, 61, Gainesville
Mrs. Ladinoa Ann Whitfield age 61 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 16, 2018. Memorial services will be held on Monday August 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of ...

Jackson

Catherine “Kay” Allen, age 96, of Commerce, Georgia, formerly of Scranton, Pennsylvania, passed away on August 16, 2018. Mrs. Allen was born on March 23, 1922, in Sc ...

Lumpkin

Eva Jere Anderson, 79, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Eva Jere Anderson, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Jere was born in Lumpkin County on October 29, 1938 to the late Miller and Iver Jo ...

Other

Mrs. Imogene Westmoreland Hoard McCants, age 87, of Watkinsville, GA died Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Kindred Hospice.  Mrs. McCants was born in Jefferson to the late George ...
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