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Local Obits for Fri. May 11th, 2018

Banks

Thomas Buckner, Sr., 72, Maysville
Thomas Buckner, Sr., age 72 of Maysville, GA (formerly of Lynn Haven, FL) passed away Friday, May 11th, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living.   Mr. Buckner was born Septem ...
Crystal Dawn Manus, 37, Commerce
Crystal Dawn Manus age 37 of Commerce passed away May 9, 2018 at her residence.   Crystal was born August 30, 1980 in Commerce to Mabel Mathis Manus and the late John Boswel ...
Bettye Ruth Rucker, 67, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bettye Ruth Rucker, age 67 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 11, 2018.  Ms. Rucker was born in Commerce, Ge ...

Barrow

 Hilda Blackstock Tonge, 98, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at her home.  She was born on the Blackstock farm October 7, 1919, the daughter of Leila Bailey and Cla ...

Forsyth

Dorothy May Nicholas, 91, Cumming
Dorothy May Nicholas, 91, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.c ...

Gwinnett

Jimmy C. Reed, 73, Buford
Jimmy C. Reed, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Amelia Missler; parents, Clyde and Loyce Davis Reed; brothe ...
Betty C. Westbrook, 87, Hoschton
Mrs. Betty C. Westbrook, age 87, of Hoschton, GA died Friday, May 11, 2018. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, Buford. ...

Habersham

Graveside services for Braelyn Skye Nixon, infant daughter of Hampton “Shaw” Nixon and Connie Rita Grier Arrowood of Baldwin will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 15, 2 ...

Hall

Linda Conyers, 74, Gainesville
Linda D. Conyers, age 74 of Gainesville passed away Friday May 11, 2018 Mrs. Conyers was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to the late Douglas Duke Dean and Mable Thompson Dean. ...
Hazel Martin, 72, Lula
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Hazel Helen Martin age 72 of Lula. The Rev. Eric Stewart will officiate ...

Jackson

Clifton Lee Riales, 74, Hoschton
Clifton Lee Riales, age 74, of Hoschton passed away Friday, May 11, 2018.  Mr. Riales was a United States Army veteran.  He was a sports fan and  loved his dogs Lucy ...
Betty Ruth Rucker, 67, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Ruth Rucker, age 67 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 11, 2018.  Mrs. Rucker was born in Commerce, Ge ...

Lumpkin

Tony Reban Johnson, 61, Dahlonega
Mr. Tony Reban Johnson, age 61, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, May 11, 2018. Tony was born in Atlanta on December 3, 1956 to the late Troyce and Birdie Callahan Johnson Sr. In ...
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died