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Local Obits for Wed. May 23rd, 2018

Forsyth

Vincent Lee Hardy, 38, Cumming
Vincent Lee Hardy, 38, of Cumming, GA, passed away on May 23, 2018. Vince was born on December 11, 1979 in Forsyth County.  He is survived by his parents Patti and Steve Ho ...

Hall

Deborah Turpin Whitfield, 55, Clermont
Deborah Turpin Whitfield, 55, of Clermont, passed away May 23, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...
Raymond “Bo” Browning, Jr., 63, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...
Harvey (Poppy) Hopper, 70, Oakwood
Mr. Harvey Hopper (Poppy), age 70 of Oakwood Georgia, passed away Wednesday May 23, 2018 at Bell Minor Home of Gainesville, following an extended illness. Harvey was born Octobe ...
Mary Ruth Roberts, 90, Gainesville
Mary Ruth Roberts, age 90 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018.   Mrs. Roberts was born January 30, 1928 in Bryson City, NC to the late Lillie Howard Ca ...

Jackson

Alice Dove Franklin, 83, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Alice Dove Franklin, age 83 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 23 2018.  Mrs. Franklin was born in Hapevi ...

Lumpkin

Rev. J.R. Fields, 81, Dahlonega
Rev. JR Fields, age 81, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Rev. Fields was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on July ...

Stephens

Kenneth Terrell Simmons, 58, Eastanollee
Mr. Kenneth Terrell Simmons, age 58 of 54 Twin Lakes Circle, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Guy Simmons and Hazel C ...
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...