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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 ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.