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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 29th, 2017

Dawson

Gloria Chester, 77, Dawsonville
Gloria Chester, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday April 29, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 23, 1939 in Gilmer County to the la ...

Forsyth

Martha Euel Bagwell, 78, Cumming
Martha Euel Bagwell, 78, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Martha was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Martha was a life-long resident of Forsyth County ...

Hall

Jerry Evans, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Jerry Evans, age 76, of Gainesville went to be with our Lord and Savior, Saturday, April 29, 2017, following an extended illness. Jerry was born and raised in Forsyth Count ...
Esperanza Hinestroza de Zapata, age 70, of Oakwood, GA passed away Saturday April 29, 2017. Esperanza is survived by her daughters Dora Zapata, Libia Esperanza Zapata, Ana Zapat ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Sarah Frances Barnes Nabors, age 84, of Dahlonega passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial Services will be held on ...
Alphine Gorman, 91, Dahlonega
Alphine Gorman, 91, left here to go to her Heavenly home on April 29, 2017.  Born to Roscoe and Nolia Turner, she was a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, a ...

Other

Bobby Gerald Evans, Sr, 54, Conyers
Bobby Gerald Evans, Sr., age 54, of Conyers passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel w ...

Stephens

Mrs. Charlotte Hembree Wilmot, age 89, of Toccoa, Ga., passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.    The daughter of the late Jasper and Bertie El ...

White

Frantie Lavada Dorsey, 77, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Frantie Lavada Dorsey, age 77 of Cleveland. Lavada passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017. Funeral services are sche ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died