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Local Obits for Fri. Mar 8th, 2019

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Joyce Elaine Jentzen, 68, Winder
Joyce Elaine Jentzen, age 68,of Winder passed away Friday, March 8, 2019.  Joyce loved her friends and family.  She played BINGO and also called games.  The Huddle H ...

Forsyth

Lucille Burruss Phillips, age 83, of Cumming, GA., passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at her home. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her ...
Steven S. Roper, 43, Cumming
Steven S. Roper, age 43, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019. He attended Mountain Lake Church in Cumming, GA. Steven was an avid baseball and Georgia Bulldog fan. ...

Gwinnett

Rosella M. Wenzel, 89, Sugar Hill
Rosella M. Wenzel, age, 89, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Wenzel. She is survived by her daughter, Rebecc ...
Lowell Bruce Hanson, 80, Dacula
Lowell Bruce Hanson, age 80 of Dacula, GA died Friday, March 8, 2019 following a brief illness. Mr. Hanson has been cremated and a memorial service will be held later. Lowell is su ...

Habersham

Dorothy “Dot” Skelton Edwards, age 94, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on March 8, 2019 at her residence after a brief illness.   Mrs. Edwards was born on ...

Hall

Carolyn Prickett Hill, 82, Gainesville formerly of Dahlonega
Carolyn Prickett Hill, 82, of Gainesville and formally of Dahlonega entered into eternal rest at her residence March 8, 2019.  Carolyn was born April 25, 1936 in Harrison Arka ...
Marion Nell Burgin Slay, 85, Gainesville
Marion Nell Burgin Slay, 85, of Gainesville, passed away Friday March 8, 2019 at her residence after a period of declining health. Mrs. Slay was born in Birmingham, AL on Decemb ...
Flo Criss Smith, 70, Gainesville
Flo Criss Smith, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on March 8th, 2019, surrounded by her family. Flo was born July 7, 1948 in San Francisco, California and rais ...

Jackson

Diana Lawson Phillips, 73, Jefferson
Diana Lawson Phillips, age 73, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Friday March 8, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Reathel Lawson; grandson, Zachary Taylor ...
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