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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 ...
'NewsHour' host and debate moderator Jim Lehrer dies at 85
A longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates, has died
'Naughty boy': Monty Python star Terry Jones dies at 77
Terry Jones, a member of the Monty Python troupe that revolutionized British comedy, has died at age 77
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died