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Local Obits for Thu. Apr 18th, 2019

Dawson

Bernice J. Harben, 87, Dawsonville
Bernice J. Harben, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday April 18, 2019 at Lanier Place in Cumming following a period of declining health. Born November 14, 1931 to the late J ...
Harry Charles Lamar Flowers, 66, Dawsonville
Harry Charles Lamar Flowers, 66, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 18, 2019 after a short illness.  He was born to the late, O.D. and Dorothy Flowe ...

Forsyth

Irene Castillo, 76, Cumming
Irene Castillo 76, of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Northside Hospital. Visitation will be on Monday, April 22, 2019 from 10:00am until 12:45pm in the c ...
Werner Hans Wingen, 67, Cumming
  Werner Hans Wingen 67, of Cumming, GA passed away on April 18, 2019. No services are planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Habersham

Louise Josephine Allen, 83, Clarkesville
Louise Josephine Allen, age 83 of Clarkesville, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on April 9, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Oliver G. ...

Hall

Reda Martha Smolk Wright, 82, Gainesville
Ms. Reda Martha Smolk Wright age 82 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday April 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   Funeral ...
John Edward “Eddie” Kinsey, age 48 of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019.   Born on Jan. 21, 1971 in Gainesville, GA, he was the son of the ...
Ms. Pauline Margaret Planty age 88 of Lula passed away on Wednesday April 17, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Gravesides services are scheduled for Monday ...

White

Loy Edward Barrett, 89, Cleveland
Loy Edward Barrett, “Gran” or “Granddaddy” as he was affectionately called by so many, age 89 of Cleveland, peacefully passed away on Thursday, April 18, 20 ...
Early Cousin III, AKA E-Cuz, age 54, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019. The family will receive friends Sunday, April 21, 2019 from 4-6 PM with a s ...
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.