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Local Obits for Mon. May 25th, 2020

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Harley S. Shirley, 101, Winder
Harley S. Shirley, age 101, of Winder passed away Monday, May 25, 2020.  Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  Past ...

Habersham

Jean Townsend Mote, 73, Demorest
Jean Townsend Mote, age 73 of the Habersham Mills Community, Demorest, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 25, 2020 at her residence following an extended illnes ...
Vernell Doretha Sweat, 91, Cornelia
Mrs. Vernell Doretha Sweat, age 91, of Cornelia passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at The Oaks at Scenic View. Graveside Services will take place at a later date. Mrs. Sweat wa ...
Carolyn Ann Moore, 71, Demorest
Carolyn Ann Moore, age 71, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 24, 2020. Private Graveside Services will be held at Yonah Memorial Gardens. In lieu ...
Florence Whisenant Sands, 80, Clarkesville
Florence Whisenant Sands, age 80 of Clarkesville, passed away May 25, 2020. Born in Clarkesville on June 18, 1939, Mrs. Sands was the daughter of the late Buford Whisenant and t ...

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Virginia Dessie Ivey, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia Dessie Ivey, 86, of Gainesville passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 following an extended illness. A graveside service will be held at in Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. ...
Hope Treu, 87, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Hope Treu, age 87, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at The Retreat of Buford, surrounded by her family. A Private Entombment will take place at Memorial P ...

Lumpkin

Marcia Lynn Hope, 59, Dahlonega
Mrs. Marcia Lynn Hope, age 59, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, May 25, 2020. Mrs. Hope was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on July 23, 1960. Mrs. ...

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Tommy Harold Estes, 72, Ball Ground
Mr. Tommy Harold Estes, age 72, of Ball Ground, GA passed away Monday, May 25, 2020. Mr. Estes was born on January 21, 1948 to the late Dozier and Tina Norton Estes. In addition ...

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Elaine S. Carter, 86, Cleveland
Mrs. Elaine S. Carter, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2020. Mrs. Carter was born to the late Joseph Andrew and Crew Click Sensabaugh. In additio ...
Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died
The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited
Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died
Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98
Attorney, philanthropist Phillip Sartain has died
Prominent Gainesville attorney and philanthropist Phillip Bond Sartain, known for his intelligence, his sense of humor and an unwavering commitment to his community, died peacefully Monday morning, his family said. He was 62.
K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80's Ladies,’ dies at 78
Country singer K
Lucile Beaver, daughter of longtime RMA president, has died
Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, who grew up on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, where her father Gen. Sandy Beaver, served as president, has died, her longtime attorney confirmed.
Charley Pride, country music's first Black star, dies at 86
Charley Pride, the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi who became one of country music’s biggest stars and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died
Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97
World War II flying ace Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, has died at 97