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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 22nd, 2019

Dawson

Pamela Lynn “Pam” Ritter, 54, Dawsonville
Pamela Lynn “Pam” Ritter, 53, of Dawsonville passed away Friday February 22, 2019 at her residence following a sudden illness. Pam was born June 18, 1965 in Atlanta ...

Forsyth

John Walton Merck, 83, Cumming
John Walton Merck, age 83 of Cumming, formerly of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019. Born on March 28, 1935 in Cornelia, he was a son of the late Walton Merck a ...
Linda Cloud Noles, 71, Cumming
Linda Cloud Noles, age 71, of Cumming, passed away Friday, February 22, 2019. Linda was a loving and devoted wife and mother and Casey and Clay’s Nana. She always put her ...

Hall

Marilyn Sue Spires, 75, Gainesville
Marilyn Sue Spires, age 75 passed peacefully on February 22, 2019 in Gainesville, Ga.  She was born on April 22, 1943 in Morgan County, Ohio to the late Ralph and Jessie Wells ...
Clifton Chamblee Strickland, 89, Gainesville
Clifton Chamblee Strickland, 89 of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Tiger, GA to the late William Daniel and Inez Chamblee Stri ...
Carrie Marie Lindsey Bryant, 86, Gainesville
Carrie Marie Lindsey Bryant, 86, of Gainesville passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be ...
Guillermo Sanchez Galindo, 73, Gainesville
Mr. Guillermo Sanchez Galindo age 73 of Gainesville passed away on Friday February 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services a ...
J. C. "Jake" Guyton, 93, Gainesville
J.C. (Jake) Guyton, 93, of Gainesville passed away, Friday, February 22, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Fe ...
Ann Louise Weatherly Michael, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Ann Louise Weatherly Michael age 93 of Gainesville, Georgia went to be with the Lord in the early morning hours of Friday, February 22, 2019.   A native of Jack ...
Roy Lenard Miller, 80, Flowery Branch
Mr. Roy Lenard Miller, age 80 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Mond ...
Joey Overman, 16, Buford
Joey Overman, age 16 of Buford, GA, died suddenly Friday, February 22, 2019. A funeral service will be held Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6 PM at Sugar Hill Church. Pastor Tripp A ...

Jackson

Joann Marlow, 85, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Joann Marlow, age 85 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 22, 2019.  Miss Marlow was born in Pendergra ...
Hayden J. Potts, 73, Braselton
Mr. Hayden J. Potts, age 73, of Braselton passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at Piedmont – Athens Regional Hospital, surrounded by his family.   Graveside Servi ...
Ross Meredith Robinson, 82, Braselton
Mr. Ross Meredith Robinson age 82 of Braselton, Ga passed away on Friday February 22, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness.           Mem ...

Other

J. Walter Lynch, 88, Athens
J. Walter Lynch, age 88, of Athens, Georgia passed away on Friday, February 22nd, 2019 after a short illness. Mr. Lynch was born on Friday, March 28th, 1930 in Cornelia, Georgia ...
Leroy Simmons, 80, Carrollton
Mr. Leroy Simmons, age 80, of Carrollton passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at Tanner Medical Center, surrounded by his family. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.