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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 ...
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from stunt performer to star of film such as “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88
Civil rights trailblazer C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest
The nation will pay its final respects Thursday to the Rev. CT Vivian
Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'
John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died
Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
Actor Kelly Preston has died at age 57
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83