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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 26th, 2018

Banks

Peggy Jean Gilleland, 77, Maysville
Peggy Jean Gilleland, age 77, of Maysville, Ga, died on April 26, 2018, at Northeast GA Medical Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until 2:00 ...

Dawson

Thomas Holmes Powell, 53, Dawsonville
Thomas “Tommy” Holmes Powell, 53, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday April 26, 2018 at Chestatee Regional Hospital. Tommy was born September 18, 1964 in M ...

Forsyth

Richard Lee Gillespie passed away on April 25, 2018. His kindness to others and faithful walk inspired those around him. He looked for the best in everyone and encouraged them in t ...
Paul Underwood Tritt, 78, Suches, Cumming
Mr. Paul Underwood Tritt, age 78 of Suches and Cumming passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018. Mr. Tritt was born in Suches on July 16, 1939 to the late Lester and Bertha Lunsford ...

Gwinnett

Mary Jane (Dwiggins) Fuller was born on May 14th, 1946 at St. Joseph's hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She lived in the Atlanta area for most of her life, and grew up with three ...

Hall

Dianne Everritt, 72, Gainesville
Dianne Everritt, 72, of Gainesville, formerly of Atlanta, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018. The heart of her family, she was everybody’s Nanny. Dianne was always there fo ...
Bobby Louis Massey, 84, Gainesville
Bobby Louis Massey, age 84, of Gainesville, Georgia formerly of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018 Mr. Massey was born on November 14, 1933 in Commerce, G ...
Michell Miller, 48, Gainesvlle
Wards Funeral Home announces the death of Michell Miller, 48 , of Gainesville. Ms.Miller passed away Thursday, April 26.  Complete arrangements will be announced by&nb ...
Harvey Smith, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Harvey Smith, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled f ...

Jackson

Jessie Mae Bruce Weaver, 85, Braselton
Jessie Mae Bruce Weaver was born on January 30, 1933 and passed away peacefully in the company of her family on April 26, 2018.  She was the oldest of two children born t ...

White

Jean Howard Lindsay, 88, Cleveland
Mrs. Jean Howard Lindsay, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Jean was born on November 2, 1929 in White County, to the late John and Icie Turner Howar ...
Dessie Smelcer, 93, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Mrs. Dessie Smelcer, age 93, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018. She was the daughter of the late Clay Stephens ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died