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Local Obits for Wed. Feb 27th, 2019

Forsyth

Dr. Yu Chen, Cumming
Dr. Yu Chen was born in Nanjing, China on June 5th, 1978. He attended schools including Nanjing Yangtze River Elementary School and Nanjing No. 9 School. After that, he studied ...

Gwinnett

John C. Cavaness, 83, Duluth
John C. Cavaness, age 83, of Duluth, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Linda Jeffries Cavaness, Duluth, GA; children, John ...
Brenda J. Duncan Pruitt, 75, Comer formerly of Buford
Brenda J. Duncan Pruitt, age 75, of Comer, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019. She was preceded in death by parents, Dean and Dorothy Duncan, and s ...

Habersham

Henry “Hank” Edward Ivester, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Mr. Ivester was born on June 6, 1932, in Turnerv ...
Lorena Joana Manuel Diego, age 1, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.  Survivors include her parents, Franco Manuel Francisco and Elvira Diego ...

Hall

Mary Naomi Evans, 89, Gainesville
Mary Naomi Evans, 89 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday February 27, 2019 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Evans was the daughter of the late Calvin ...
Laura Esther Vera Garcia, 44, Gainesville
Mrs. Laura Esther Vera Garcia age 44 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday February 27, 2019 at her residence.    Funeral services are scheduled for Monday Mar ...
Ronald Lee Hahne, 65, Gainesville
Ronald Lee Hahne, 65, of Gainesville, Ga departed to his heavenly home on February 27, 2019 following a ten-month battle with stomach cancer.  He passed away peacefully at his ...
Viola LaMorte, 88, Braselton
Mrs. Viola LaMorte, age 88, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Arbor Terrace Assisted Living at Hamilton Mill. A Private Family Memorial Service will be he ...
Larry “Joe” Payne, 76, Oakwood
Larry “Joe” Payne, age 76, of Oakwood, GA passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Frances Martin Payne; brother, M ...
Myrtie Lee Gunter Turner, 86, Chicopee
Myrtie Lee Gunter Turner, 86, of Chicopee, passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 following an extended illness. Funeral service will be held  at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Marc ...
Beverly Walker, 76, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Beverly Walker, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturd ...

Jackson

Kenneth L. Langford, 73, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth L. Langford, age 73 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday February 27, 2019.  Mr. Langford was born in Pen ...
William David Simmons, Sr., age 79, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Hom ...

Stephens

Mary Frances Norris, 90, Toccoa formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Frances Norris, age 90 of Toccoa, formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Stephens County Hospital in Toccoa following a brief illness.&nb ...
F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70
Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70
Gainesville lawyer, who devoted countless hours to environmental causes and his church, dies
According to his obituary, Frank Armstrong's reverence for the earth was demonstrated by his planning of numerous Earth Day programs and his devotion to Elachee Nature Science Center.
Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at 85
Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show and formed a lasting comedy partnership with cast member Harvey Korman, has died
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97
Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in '60s films, has died
Gainesville lawyer, former president of the state bar dies
Doug Stewart was senior litigator with Stewart Melvin & Frost in Gainesville.
Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the 'Star Wars' films, dies at 74
Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has died
Former Flowery Branch City Councilwoman dies
Mary Jones died Thursday at her residence at the age of 76.
Joe T. Wood, Sr., longtime Gainesville insurance executive and former state House member, dies
A longtime Gainesville insurance executive, who also served 23 years in the Georgia House of Representatives, died Saturday