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Local Obits for Thu. May 24th, 2018

Dawson

Modean Hester, 81, Dawsonville
Mrs. Modean Hester, 81, of Dawsonville (Lumpkin County) passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Modean was born May 16, 1937 in Gilmer County to par ...

Forsyth

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, born March 17, 1929 and raised in Clifton, New Jersey, predeceased by husband of 48 years, Arthur Provan, and resident of C ...

Habersham

Barbara Ann Harding Woodall, 80, Clarkesville
Graveside services for Barbara Ann Harding Woodall, age 80 of Clarkesville will be held at 3:00 PM, Friday, May 25, 2018 at Tallulah Falls United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev ...

Hall

Delorise Marie Stephens Smith, age 71 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral services will be held on Tuesday ...

Jackson

Dumitru Cristea, 76, Jefferson
Dumitru Cristea, age 76 of Jefferson, GA, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Me ...
Frances Aleen Neisler, 90, Commerce
Mrs. Frances Aleen Neisler, age 90, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  She was born in Jackson County to the late Andrew and A ...

Lumpkin

Irene M. Grimm, 103, Dahlonega
Ms. Irene M. Grimm, 103, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Gold City in Dahlonega. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Arli ...

Stephens

Kay Cook Richardson, 54, Toccoa
Kay Cook Richardson, age 54, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Ms. Richardson was born on November 13, 1963 in Malone, New York. She was preceded in dea ...
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment
NASCAR Modified legend Stefanik dies in plane crash
Mike Stefanik, one of two drivers in NASCAR history to win nine national series or touring championships, died Sunday in a small single-seat plane crash. He was 61.
Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies at 70
Eddie Money, the husky-voiced, blue collar rock star known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight," has died at 70