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Local Obits for Fri. May 31st, 2019

Forsyth

Karen May Eber, Cumming
Karen May Eber passed away peacefully on May 31, 2019 after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. Karen was born on December 19, 1957 in Oceanside, NY. She had a successful c ...
Lamar Martin, 76, Cumming
Pastor Lamar Martin passed away on May 31st at his home in Cumming, Georgia, at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sue Martin. He leaves behind his three dau ...

Habersham

Evelyn (Vicki) K. Peek, 83, Clarkesville
Evelyn (Vicki) K. Peek, age 83 of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019. Mrs. Peek was born in Cornelia, Georgia on October 14, 1935 to the late George Ernest and Ma ...
Phillip “Phil” Kenneth Perry, age 74 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Mr. Perry was born in Toccoa, Georgia on January 3, 1945 to the late Floyd a ...

Hall

Glenda Marie Erwin, 80, Alto
Glenda Marie Erwin, 80, of Alto, Georgia and formerly of Flora passed away Friday evening, May 31, 2019 at her home in Alto, Georgia. She was born on May 9, 1939 in Flora, the d ...
Charlie Evans, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Evans age 88 of Gainesville passed away on Friday May 31, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.        ...
Richard F. Kennemore, 85, Gainesville
 Richard Franklin Kennemore died Friday, May 31, 2019 at NEGMC following a brief illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Fannie (Boyd) Kennemore; Daught ...
Carroll Turner McGehee, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Carroll Turner McGehee, age 81, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Saturday, May 31 , 2019. Carroll was born in 1937, to the late Seymour and Minnie McGehee. He worked at Southeas ...

Jackson

John H. Fisher III, 72, Jefferson formerly of Greenville, Mississippi
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John H. Fisher III, age 72, formerly of Greenville, Mississippi, who passed away peacefully on Friday, May 31, 2019, at his sister and ...
Allie Hill Allen, 75, Commerce
Mrs. Allie Hill Allen, age 75, of Commerce, GA died Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mrs. Allen was born in Homer to the late Joe and Leoala Chambers H ...

Lumpkin

Jimmy Armstrong, 79, Dahlonega
Mr. Jimmy Armstrong, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. Mr. Armstrong was born in Hall County on January 4, 1940 to the late William Robert and Annie Mae Arm ...
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