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Local Obits for Thu. Feb 23rd, 2017

Banks

Lonnie Oliver Baker, 75, Maysville
Lonnie Oliver Baker, age 75 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Homer, GA, Mr. Baker was the son of the late Arvil and C ...

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Marvin James “Jimmy” Hanson Jr., age 72, of Winder, who passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Mr. Hanson was born in ...

Habersham

Rev. Charles Crawford Alexander, age 88 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at North East Georgia Medical Center. Born in Barberton Ohio on July 2, 1928, he ...

Hall

Linda Gail Ivester, 61, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday February 25, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Linda Gail Ivester age 61 of Gainesville. Pastor Jeff Benefield will ...
Jo Ann Collins Lovell, 84, Gainesville
Mrs. Jo Ann Collins Lovell, age 84, of Gainesville, Georgia peacefully passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 26, ...
Edward "Duane" Roberts, 63, Flowery Branch
Edward “Duane” Roberts, 63, of Flowery Branch, GA went peacefully to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 23, 2017 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Bor ...

Jackson

Heath Beatty, 38, Foley, Ala., formerly of Jefferson
Heath was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved the outdoors and was a very talented carpenter and artist, which he got from his maternal grandfather Bob Byess. Heath was raised i ...
Edna Elicia Goodwin, 66, Athens
Edna Elicia Goodwin, age 66 of Athens, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Athens, GA, Mrs. Goodwin was the daughter of the late Edward an ...
William Travis Little, 74, Union City
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Travis Little, age 74, of Union City, who passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Mr. Little was born in Atlanta, Georgia, ...
Jackie Dean Sneed, 65, Commerce
Jackie Dean Sneed, age 65, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017.   Born in Decatur, GA, Mr. Sneed was the son of the late Clifford Leon and Lois Watson Sn ...

Lumpkin

Gary Allen Richardson, 85, Dahlonega
Gary Allen Richardson, 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Thursday February 23, 2017. He was born on November 8, 1931 in Louisville, KY the son of Collie Stanford and Audrey Re ...

Stephens

Leonard Lee Hall, 55, Palmetto, formerly Carnesville
Leonard Lee Hall, 55 of Palmetto, GA, formerly of the Prospect Community of Carnesville, GA. He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Laura Kay Hall, daughters: Kayla (Jason) ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.