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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 21st, 2018

Gwinnett

Thelma Ruth Prescott, 91, Lawrenceville
Thelma Ruth Prescott, age 91, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away September 21, 2018. Formally of Atlanta, GA. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Laster Raymond ...

Habersham

Amos Ralph Brewster, 84, Mount Airy
Amos Ralph Brewster, age 84, of Mount Airy, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 21, 2018. Mr. Brewster was born on August 16, 1934 in Cleveland, Georgia to the late Raleigh ...

Hall

Barnie Andrew Parks, 91, Gainesville
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Barnie Andrew Parks, age 91, of Gainesville, who passed away Friday, September 21, 2018. To share a memory of Mr. P ...

Jackson

Joseph Woody Gaither, 85, Nicholson
Joseph Woody Gaither, age 85 of Nicholson, GA passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at his residence.   Born on Sept. 28, 1932 in Lanett, AL he was the son of the late Rain ...

Other

Huong Giang ( Sheila) Phan, Age 67, of Columbus, GA, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018. She was born in 1951 in Vietnam, to the late An Binh Phan and Ly Thi Ta. Huong loved co ...

Rabun

Mildred Stewart Whittaker, 75, Rabun Gap
  Mildred Stewart Whittaker, 75, of Rabun Gap, passed away Sept. 21, 2018. The family will receive visitors on Monday, Sept. 24 at Beck Funeral Home from 5 p.m. to 8 ...

Stephens

Virginia Kesler, 87, Toccoa
Mrs. Virginia Kesler age 87 of 1071 Jordan Road, Toccoa passed away Friday September 21, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina. A daughter of the late Verne ...
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