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Local Obits for Thu. May 11th, 2017

Dawson

Curtis Strickland, 92, Dawsonville
Curtis Strickland, age 92, of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. Survivors include his daughter, Margie Dixon of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Shelly Seabolt, Angie ...

Forsyth

Byron Willie Ray Burgess, 77 of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday May 11, 2017. The family will receive friends on Saturday May 13, 2017 from 5-9pm at the McDonald and Son Fun ...

Gwinnett

Dilcie Gardin, 90, Suwanee
Dilcie Gardin, age 90, of Suwanee, GA passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. French Pankey and Dilcy Leak Pankey bore 10 children, 2 sets of twins in the 10. Oldest to youngest: Pauli ...
Lisa Beard Rounds, 49, Buford
Lisa Beard Rounds, 49 of Buford, Ga, entered the presence of the Lord, Thursday morning, May 11.  Lisa, a native of Buford, was loving and thoughtful and known for her service ...

Hall

Charles Warner Abbott, 88, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles Warner Abbott, age 88 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center of Braselton, following an extended illness.  ...
Beverly Latimer Martin, 75, Flowery Branch
Ms. Beverly Latimer Martin, 75, of Flowery Branch passed away May 11, 2017 following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017 in t ...
Anna Mary Partlow, 96, Gainesville
Anna Mary Partlow, 96, of Gainesville and a long time native of California, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at her residence in the Lanier Village Estates. An ...
Roger Lee Wilmont, 98, Gainesville
Mr. Roger Lee Wilmont age 98 of Gainesville passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.      Funeral services are sch ...

Jackson

Laura Edda Dassow, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Laura Edda Dassow, age 69, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Mrs. Dassow was born in Manhattan, New Y ...
Dorothy Elaine Lewis, 86, Maysville
Dorothy Elaine Lewis, age 86 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017.   Born March 28, 1931 in Green Lake, Wisconsin, Mrs. Lewis was the daughter of the late ...

Other

Chester Francis Derck, 88, Ellijay
Chester Francis Derck, age 88, of Ellijay, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017. Memorial services will be held Saturday, May 13th at 12:00 noon at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with ...
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment