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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 26th, 2019

Dawson

Michael Thomas J Johnson, 62, Dawsonville
Michael Thomas Johnson, age 62, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Michael was born in 1956, to the late Tommie and Elizabeth Johnson. He worked for Jef ...

Habersham

Kendrick Paul Simmons, Sr. age 43 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Demorest, Georgia on June ...

Hall

Darryl Keith Burns, 61, Gainesville
Darryl Keith Burns passed away unexpectedly on February 26, 2019, at the age of 61. He lived a full and active life and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, a ...
Linda Joe Thorpe, 70, Oakwood
Linda Joe Thorpe age 70 of Oakwood, GA was born on March 26, 1948 in Gainesville, GA, Hall County to Clarence and Mary Brown. She attended school in Gainesville, GA. She worked for ...

Jackson

Nancy Louise Parker Maynard, age 92, of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019.  She is survived by children, Janice and John Ewing, Lawrenceville, GA, Virginia D ...
Frank Wood, 84, Nicholson
Mr. Frank Wood, age 84, of Nicholson, GA, formerly of Athens, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Hillhaven Nursing Home.  Mr. Wood was born in Danielsville to the late Esco an ...

Other

Marilyn Flanagan Waters, 77, Alpharetta
Marilyn Flanagan Waters, age 77, of Alpharetta, GA passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019.  She is survived by her husband of fifty-eight years, Rev. John Waters, Alpharett ...

Stephens

Oleta Cone Dekle, 71, Toccoa
Mrs. Oleta Cone Dekle, age 71 of Swift Street, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at her home. A daughter of the late Wesley Carroll Cone and Helen McMillon Cone, she ...

White

Harless Richard Harkins, 75, Cleveland
Richard Harkins February 14, 1944 – February 26, 2019 Richard, Daddy, Pepaw, and Pawpaw, a man loved by many names.  Mr. Harless Richard Harkins, age 75, of Cle ...
Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died
The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited
Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died
Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98
Attorney, philanthropist Phillip Sartain has died
Prominent Gainesville attorney and philanthropist Phillip Bond Sartain, known for his intelligence, his sense of humor and an unwavering commitment to his community, died peacefully Monday morning, his family said. He was 62.
K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80's Ladies,’ dies at 78
Country singer K
Lucile Beaver, daughter of longtime RMA president, has died
Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, who grew up on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, where her father Gen. Sandy Beaver, served as president, has died, her longtime attorney confirmed.
Charley Pride, country music's first Black star, dies at 86
Charley Pride, the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi who became one of country music’s biggest stars and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died
Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97
World War II flying ace Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, has died at 97