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Local Obits for Sat. Apr 28th, 2018

Forsyth

Floyd Chester, 75, Cumming
Floyd Chester, 75, of Cumming passed away Saturday April 28, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born and raised in Dawsonville, Floyd has been a res ...
Elizabeth (Dink) McIntyre, 89, of Cumming passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd L. McIntyre, a brother, Stanley Hendrix, and he ...

Hall

Linda Leyda, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Linda Leyda, age 80, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 4, ...
Garry Wade Miller, 64, Flowery Branch
Garry Wade Miller, age 64, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Saturday, April 28,2018 at Emory University Hospital, surrounded by his family. Memorial Services will be at 11:00 ...

Jackson

Joseph Samuel "Sam" Akins, 87, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Samuel “Sam” Akins, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Mr. Akins wa ...
Timothy Alan Richey, 56, Commerce
Timothy Alan Richey age 56 of Commerce passed away Saturday April 28, 2018 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.   Mr. Richey was born Sept. 4, 1961 in Athens, Georgia t ...

Lumpkin

Jerrell Ingram, 67, Dahlonega
Mr. Jerrell Ingram, age 67, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Mr. Ingram was born and raised in Lumpkin County.  He was preceded in death by parents ...
Luther David Justus, 86, Dahlonega
Luther David Justus, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018. Mr. Justus was born March 8, 1932 in Lumpkin County to the late Luther J. and Elsie Jones Justus. ...

Other

Linda Mullinax Poole, 67, Bloomingdale
Linda Mullinax Poole, age 67, of Bloomingdale, GA, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Bill Poole of Bloomingdale; children, Cendia and Larry R ...

Stephens

Mrs. Lola Mae Gaines Sessoms Simpson, age 93 of Irene Street, Toccoa, GA passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late William and ...
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