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Local Obits for Fri. May 18th, 2018


Edith Edwards Fite, 89, Buford
Edith Edwards Fite, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-two years, Edwin “Ed” Fite. She is s ...


Lillian D. Pruitt, 89, Mt. Airy
Lillian D. Pruitt, age 89 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 19, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Ulysses & Laura E ...
Beauty Helen Trimiar King, age 86 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 11, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Reece & ...
Lloyd James “Chub” Parker, age 76 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on November 16, 1941, he was a son ...


William Bruce Cain, 91, Chestnut Mountain
William Bruce Cain, age 91, of Chestnut Mountain passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2: ...


Glenda Gee Tolbert, 75, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Glenda Gee Tolbert, age 75 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, May 18, 2018.  Mrs. Tolbert was born in Penderg ...


Kenneth David Chambers, 30, Cleveland
Kenneth David Chambers, Sr.,  30 of Cleveland passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22 ...
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...