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Local Obits for Thu. May 25th, 2017

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Francise Kertesz, 65, Winder
Francise Kertesz, age 65, of Winder passed away Thursday May 25, 2017.  Francise loved working on electronics.  Survivors include his wife of 44 years Julie Kertesz; daug ...

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Robert Clark, Cumming
Robert Clark, of Cumming, GA, left us to be with his Lord and Savior on May 25, 2017. He was born in Beacon, NY and was the son of Cyrus and Ella Clark who predeceased him. Robe ...

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Porfidia Teresa Carrasquero, age 55, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. She is survived by her of fourteen years, Marcial Carrasquero, Buford, GA; children, Pedro Ma ...
Lois Wilson Rogers, 92, Lawrenceville
Lois Wilson Rogers, age 92, of Lawrenceville, Ga., died Thursday, May 25, 2017.    Graveside service will be Saturday, June 17, 2017, at 11 am in Forest Lawn Cemete ...

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Mae Carolyn Bruce Cleveland, 67, Temple formerly of Braselton
Mrs. Mae Carolyn Bruce Cleveland, age 67, of Temple originally of Braselton passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at West Georgia Hospice, surrounded by her family. Funeral Service ...
Mrs. Silvia Gabriela Escalante-Garcia, age 39 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.   Fun ...
Hazel Darnell Ledford, Gainesville
Hazel Darnell Ledford, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. Hazel was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Grace Darnell; sister, Jean Brewer; and grandd ...

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Sharon Deloris Sexton Shope, 71, Mountain City
Sharon Deloris Sexton Shope, age, 71, of Mountain City, Ga., passed away May 25, 2017, at Chatuge Regional Hospital. She was born May 9, 1946 the daughter of the late Earl and Para ...
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “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