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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 ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.