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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 27th, 2018

Forsyth

Juanita Martin Shadburn, age 83, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Juanita was the first wo ...
Mitchell Frank Wilkie, 47, Cumming
Mitchell Frank Wilkie, age 47, of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Mitchell had a smile for everyone and never met a stranger. He loved and was loved ...

Hall

Mr. James Onell Cochran, age 79 of Lula, passed away on February 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Memorial Park North Riverside Chape ...
Lawrence Byron Ledford, 64, Murrayville
Mr. Lawrence Byron Ledford, 64, of Murrayville, GA., passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:0 ...
Robert E. Martin, 66, Gainesville
  Robert E. Martin, age 66, of Gainesville, GA passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, February 27, 2018. He was born January 3, 1952, in New Eagle, PA, a son of the late Jack ...
Idell Grizzle Cooper, 92, Oakwood
Idell Grizzle Cooper, 92, of Oakwood, GA., passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 2, 2018 in the Chapel of Memor ...
Jerry Gaston, 68, Flowery Branch
Jerry Gaston, 68 of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday February 27, 2018 at his residence. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Those wishing to send online ...

Jackson

  Mr. George Michael “Mike” Chandler, age 68, of Nicholson, GA died Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Chandler was born in Athens to the la ...

Lumpkin

Joyce Magdeline Walker Panter of Dahlonega passed away on February 27, 2018 following an extended illness. She was a native of Fannin County but moved to Dahlonega in 1942.  S ...

Other

Jack Byrd, 92, Hiram
Jack Byrd, 92, of Hiram, Georgia, formerly from Gainesville, Georgia, died 2/27/2017.  There will be a memorial service Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Chapel at Gai ...
Jessie William Wilson, Jr., 66, of Canton passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Jessie William and Frances Louise Wilson. Survivo ...

White

Ricky Seabolt, 57, Cleveland
Ricky Seabolt, age 57 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Mr. Seabolt was born on February 27, 1961, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to Dorothy Fortner Aaron and t ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...