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Local Obits for Thu. May 2nd, 2019

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William Richard Aiken, 51, Winder
William Richard Aiken, age 51, of Winder passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

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Barbara Louise Prange of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully Thursday May 2, 2019. No services are planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com ...

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George Talmadge Pugh, 83, Sugar Hill
George Talmadge Pugh, age 83, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty years, Elizabeth Ann Pugh; parents, James A. and A ...

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Grady Simmemon, 77, Alto
Grady Simmemon, age 77, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019.   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crema ...

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Mary Lucille Sharpe Jones, 76, Flowery Branch
Mary Lucille Sharpe Jones age 76 of Flowery Branch passed away on Thursday May 02, 2019 at her residence.           Funeral services ...
Roy Edward Lowe, 87, Gainesville
Roy Edward Lowe lost his battle with Parkinson’s and passed away on May 2, 2019 in Gainesville, Georgia. He was one of 9 children born to Luther and Sara “Dolly” ...
Alice Stewart, 65, Gainesville
Alice Stewart, 65, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday May 2, 2019. Alice was predeceased by her parents James and Martha Crabtree. She was survived by her childr ...

Jackson

Samuel Richard Standridge, Sr., age 78 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019.   Born on April 20, 1941 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of the late Ruel and A ...

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Virginia Lee Robertson, 53, Dahlonega
Mrs. Virginia Lee Robertson, age 53, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019. Virginia was born in Dahlonega on February 28, 1966 to the late Edwin and Theresa Cantrell R ...

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  Walter R. Dowdy, age 64, of Clarke County, Georgia formerly of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019.    Mr. Dowdy was born on Ma ...

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Ronald James Savage, 43, Toccoa
Mr. Ronald James Savage age 43 of Toccoa passed away May 2, 2019 in Franklin County.  A son of Johnny Bohannon and Kathy Johnson, he was born February 7, 1976 in Stephens C ...
Kennesaw State's second president, Betty Siegel, dies at 89
Kennesaw State University is mourning the death of its second president, Dr. Betty L
Bill Ensley, coach who revitalized UNG basketball program, dies at 84
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 for the man who is credited with reviving the basektball program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Robert Conrad, star of "The Wild, Wild West," dies at 84
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi dies
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi has died at the age of 73 following a long illness.
Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles say actor and comedian Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles
Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103
Kirk Douglas, the muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films and helped fatally weaken the Hollywood blacklist, has died at 103
Former NASCAR, IndyCar racer John Andretti passes away
Veteran race car driver John Andretti passed away on Thursday at the age of 56. Andretti, the nephew of Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, was diagnosed in 2017 with colon cancer.
'NewsHour' host and debate moderator Jim Lehrer dies at 85
A longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates, has died