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Local Obits for Fri. Jun 7th, 2019

Dawson

Marjorie Winkler, 71, Dawsonville
Marjorie Winkler, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Friday June 7, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Born September 17, 1947, Marjorie was of the Baptist faith a ...

Gwinnett

Nicholas W. Hembree, 75, Buford
Nicholas W. Hembree, age 75, of Buford, GA, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Margaret Hembree; sister, Sheila McGraw; nep ...

Hall

Kerry Loraine Bain, 69, Gillsville
Kerry Loraine Bain, 69, of Gillsville passed away Friday, June 7, 2019 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at Gainesville Seventh Day Adventist ...
Samuel Engle, 93, Gainesville
Samuel Engle, Jr., age 93, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019. He was preceded in death by his sons, Tom Engle and George S. Engle, III. He is survived by his s ...
Kim Michael Forrester, 53, Tampa, FL. Formerly of Gainesville
Kim Michael Forrester, age 53 of Tampa, FL formerly of Gainesville, GA passed away June 7, 2019.  He was born on October 11, 1965 in Gainesville to Harry Forrester and Robbie ...
Joseph C. Pritchett, Jr., 75, Gainesville
Joseph C. Pritchett, Jr., 75 of Gainesville passed away Friday June 7, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. ...

Lumpkin

Joyce Jenkins Sullens, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Joyce Jenkins Sullens, age 70, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 7, 2019 with her family by her side. Mrs. Sullens was a native and lifelong reside ...

Rabun

Jane Page Gillespie, Rabun Gap
Jane Page Gillespie of Rabun County, Georgia, died June 7, 2019. She was the daughter of Edward (Bill) Page and Ethel Rickman Page of Wolffork Valley. Jane had a true servant ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died