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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 8th, 2018

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William Eugene Bradshaw, 60, Bethlehem
William Eugene Bradshaw, age 60, of Bethlehem passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018.  Mr. Bradshaw was a baptist minister and had services at nearby nursing homes.  ...

Habersham

Jackie R. Hughes, 75, Mt. Airy
Jackie R. Hughes, age 75 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018. Born in Bryson City, North Carolina on July 30, 1943, he was a son of the late Robert and Violet Ma ...
Alan George Swan, 75, N/A
Alan George Swan, 75, a resident of The Orchard for the past four years, died on December 1 at Habersham Medical Center, following a heroic battle with cancer and pneumonia. Ala ...

Hall

Denice Lynn Hamby, 46, Gainesville
Services for Denice Lynn Hamby, 46, of Gainesville will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home. The Rev. James Barber will offic ...
Dakota Cordell Beaty, age 25 of Lula, passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018.   Born in Ocoee, Florida on July 27, 1993, he was a son of Dale Beaty of Troup, TX and the ...
Blanche Nix, 91, Gainesville
Blanche Nix, 91, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family following an extended illness. Funeral services will be h ...
Ann Sherby, 104, Gainesville
Ann Sherby, 104 of Gainesville passed away Saturday December 8, 2018. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Anita Sherby; sister, Eleanor Petrisko; granddaught ...
Margaret Edith Woodall, 83, Gainesville
Margaret Edith Holcombe Woodall, 83 of Gainesville passed away Saturday December 8, 2018 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Woodall was the daughter of t ...

Jackson

Lois Mozelle Chestnut, 91, Maysville
Lois Mozelle Chestnut, age 91 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday, December 6th at Northridge Medical Center in Commerce.  Ms. Chestnut was born October 21st, 1927 in Eas ...

Lumpkin

Eva Mae Brooksher, 88, Dahlonega
Mrs. Eva Mae Brooksher, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018. Mrs. Brooksher was born in Suches on July 8, 1930 to the late William Ed and Addie Jane Holl ...

Other

David Russell Wade, 61, Brookhaven
David Russell Wade, age 61, of Brookhaven, GA passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Albert Wade and Margaret Russell Lindsey. Dav ...

Stephens

Mrs. Linda Lou Kinsey Gibson, age 67 of King Street in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the home. A daughter of the late Herbert Kinsey and Lizzette Pauline ...

White

Hope Merryn Dover, 2, Cleveland
Hope Merryn Dover, age 2, of Cleveland, went to be with Jesus Saturday, December 8, 2018.  Hope was born August 26, 2016 in Gainesville.  As a precious daughter, grand ...
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