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Local Obits for Tue. Jun 5th, 2018

Forsyth

Helen Thorn, Cumming
Helen Thorn, affectionately known as “Mama Helen”, went to be with her Jesus on Tuesday, June 5th. She was surrounded by family and friends who loved her dearly. Helen ...

Habersham

Raymond Charles Hallford, 83, Demorest
Raymond Charles Hallford, age 83, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 following an extended illness. Mr. Hallford was born on January 25, 1935 in Habersham ...
Glover Lee Carpenter, 91, Cornelia
Glover Lee Carpenter, age 91, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to Glory to meet his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mr. Carpenter was born on August 10, 1926, in Cornelia, G ...
Benny Tench, 76, Clarkesville
Benny Tench, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Tench was born on March 15, 1942 in Clarkesville, Ge ...

Hall

Ethel Martin Caras, Gainesville
Ethel Martin Caras was born May 19, 1917 in Macon, Georgia to the late D.S. and Emma Lee Martin. She was the eldest of nine children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jame ...
Leslie Partridge Finder, 59, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Leslie Partridge Finder, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by her family. Fune ...
Helen Emily Knight Nix, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Helen Emily Knight Nix age 93 of Gainesville passed away on Monday June 04, 2018 at her home following an extended illness.             Funera ...
Barbara Ellen Pormen, 79, Gainesville
Obituary for Barbara Ellen Pormen, 79, of Gainesville, GA. Barbara Ellen Pormen, born in Clebit, OK, passed quietly into her eternal home Tuesday June 5th, 2018, in Gainesville, ...

Jackson

Larry Glenn Mayfield, 78, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Glenn Mayfield, age 78, of Pendergrass, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mr. Mayfield was born in Cumming, Georgia, a son t ...
Thomas Carlton Thigpen, 74, Dania Beach, FL
Thomas Carlton Thigpen, age 74, of Dania Beach, FL passed away Friday, June 1, 2018. He enjoyed fishing, gambling and working on cars. He loved his pets; Boo and Molly. Survivors i ...

White

Lois C. Hogan, 94, Cleveland
Lois C. Hogan, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mrs. Hogan was born February 1, 1924 in Demorest to the late Jim and Minnie Skelton Chambers. Lois was a m ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died