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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 ...
'Good Times' Ja'Net DuBois dies; co-wrote 'Jeffersons' theme
Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” has died
Kennesaw State's second president, Betty Siegel, dies at 89
Kennesaw State University is mourning the death of its second president, Dr. Betty L
Bill Ensley, coach who revitalized UNG basketball program, dies at 84
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 for the man who is credited with reviving the basektball program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Robert Conrad, star of "The Wild, Wild West," dies at 84
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi dies
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi has died at the age of 73 following a long illness.
Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles say actor and comedian Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles
Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103
Kirk Douglas, the muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films and helped fatally weaken the Hollywood blacklist, has died at 103
Former NASCAR, IndyCar racer John Andretti passes away
Veteran race car driver John Andretti passed away on Thursday at the age of 56. Andretti, the nephew of Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, was diagnosed in 2017 with colon cancer.