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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 ...
Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies
Hugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies
Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died
Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85
Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship football team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88