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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 30th, 2019


Benny Franklin Reeves, Jr., 76, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Benny was retired from Pepperidge Farms and was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. Survivors ...
Lt. Colonel William J. Burns, age 88 of Cumming, GA died April 30, 2019. He was a native of West Allis, WI and retired from the United States Air Force. Bill was preceded in death ...


Lt. John Germano, 52, Buford
  Lt. John Germano, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He is survived by son, Michael Daniel Germano, Buford; daughter, Victoria Jennie Germano, Buf ...
Lt. John Germano, 52, Buford
Lt. John Germano of the Dekalb County Police Department, age 52, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He is survived by son, Michael Daniel Germano, Buford; daughter, ...
Michael Whittle, 29, Cumming
Michael Whittle, age 29, tragically passed away in an accident on April 30, 2019, joining many of his loved ones in Heaven. He leaves behind his parents, three amazing children, hi ...


Janis L. Gilman, 72, Gainesville
  Mrs. Janis L. Gilman 72, of Gainesville died April 30, 2019. Arrangements to be announced by Wards Funeral Home, Gainesville, GA.
Bertha Seabolt Little, 89, Oakwood
Bertha Seabolt Little, 89 of Oakwood Georgia, passed away on April 30, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 14, 1930 in Hall County, Ga ...
Harvey Taylor Raner, 57, Gainesville
Harvey Taylor Raner 57 of Gainesville, GA passed away April 30, 2019. He is predeceased in death by his father Jessie Raner and his daughter Sara Raner. Mr. Raner is survived ...


Edna Catherine Morrow Colvard, 93, of Hull, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.  Born in Anderson, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Ernest H. ...
Martha Jane Smith, 90, Canton
Martha Jane Smith age 90 of Canton passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Canton Nursing Center and Rehab. Jane was the daughter of Tom Mulkey Sr. and Dessie Cornett Mulkey. She ...
Anne Dantzler Gault, 77, Alpharetta
Anne Dantzler Gault 77, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2019. She is predeceased in death by her daughter Deborah Dantzler Cooper. Anne is survived by he ...


Gloria Ann Davis Ingram, age 58, of Defoor Road in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. A daughter of the Mrs. Mar ...
George Rodney Watson, 79, Toccoa
 George Rodney Watson, age 79, of Rosedale Street in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at The Oak’s Personal Care Home in Baldwin, Ga.   A son o ...


Fannie Lou Holman, 97, Cleveland
Fannie Lou Holman, age 97 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Mrs. Holman was born on February 20, 1922, in White County, to the late William and Willie Freema ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died