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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 ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...