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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 7th, 2016

Forsyth

Paul L. Frihse, 74, Cumming
Paul L. Frihse, age 74, of Cumming passed away on June 7, 2016. He is preceded in death by his parents Ella and Paul W. Frihse. Paul is survived by Susan A. Frihse, his loving w ...
Susan Flynn Adkins, 64, Cumming
On the morning of June 7, 2016 Susan Flynn Adkins entered into eternal rest at her home in Cumming, Georgia at the age of 64. Susan Transou Flynn Adkins. She was so proud to car ...
Judy Hamby, 66, Cumming
Judy Hamby, age 66 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.  She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Herman Hamby; brot ...

Gwinnett

Joseph Herman Newsom, 77, Dacula
Joseph Herman Newsom, 77, of Dacula, GA died on June 7, 2016.  Born in Sandersville, GA he was the son of the late Joshua and Wilma Newsom. He retired from Norfolk Southern ...

Habersham

Elsie Mae Andrews, 96, Baldwin
Elsie Mae Andrews, age 96, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2016 at Lamar C ...

Hall

Joy N. Allred, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Joy N. Allred, age 79, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Ivy Springs Manor. Private Graveside Services will be held. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, ...
Marion “Bunny” Martin Ayers passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, following a period of declining health. Bunny was born July 18, 1921, in Gainesville, GA, to the l ...
Wilma Nell Brady, 90, Clermont
  Mrs. Wilma Nell Brady, age 90 of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Funeral serv ...
Therea Rose Franke Knight, 46, Gainesville
Theresa Rose Franke Knight, age 46 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at her residence. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 11:00am in t ...

Jackson

Daniel Lee Sailors, 89, Nicholson
Mr. Daniel Lee Sailors, age 89, of Nicholson passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at his residence.  He was the son of the late, Reverend Ben and Lula Godfrey Sailors.  In a ...
Michael Shane Williams age 53 of Athens passed away Tuesday June 7, 2016 at his residence.   Mr. Williams was born April 12, 1962 in Athens to Bobby Jean & Shirley Gen ...

Lumpkin

Lonnie Wayne Youngblood Sr., age 68, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at his home following a sudden illness. Lonnie was born in Clayton, GA October 14, 194 ...

Other

Derek Etchu Tambe, 52, Cameroon, Africa
        Mr. Derek Etchu Tambe age 52 of Cameroon, Africa went to be home with the Lord Tuesday June 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died