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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 ...
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
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