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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 30th, 2015

Banks

Ralph Allen Hill, 75, Maysville
  Ralph Allen Hill, age 75, of Maysville passed away on July 28th, 2015. He is survived by a sister, Frances Hill Williams of Savannah. There are no services planned at thi ...

Barrow

    Mrs. Barbara Nichols Carter, age 67 of Winder, GA died July 25, 2015. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by a daughter Vonda Kay Carter. She was born in Pendergra ...
Donnice Tolan Mills, 73, Auburn
Donnice Tolan Mills, age 73, of Auburn, GA passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Mills, and daughter, Gail Mills.  She is ...

Dawson

Arthur "Art" C. Dover, 82, Dawsonville
Arthur “Art” C. Dover, U.S. Air Force Retired, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 27, 2015 at Sonshine Manor following an extended illness. Born May 19, 1933 ...
Joseph Jude “Joe” Dumphy, 15, Dawsonville
Joseph Jude “Joe” Dumphy, 15, of Dawsonville passed away on Sunday, July 26. Born June 10, 2000 in Dallas, Texas, Joe had lived in Forsyth County for the past 11 y ...
Martha Leana Hardin, 81, Dawsonville
Martha Leana Hardin, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 27, 2015 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born March 11, 1934 in Atlanta to the late Oliv ...
Caryl White Maisel, 69, Dawsonville
Caryl White Maisel, 69, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on July 28, 2015. Born in New York, NY, she was the daughter of the late Stamford White and Virginia Gluck.  Caryl, a ...

Forsyth

Gary Franklin Bowman, 61, Cumming
Gary Franklin Bowman, 61 of Cumming, Ga passed away on Friday July 24th, 2015. He was loved by all that knew him. Gary was employed with Tru-Green lawn care. Visitation will be ...
  Helen Marjorie Buchanan Howell, age 86 of Cumming, passed away on Monday, July  27, 2015.  She was a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church. She was preceded in dea ...

Gwinnett

Barber Ray “Bob” Forrest, age 79 of Buford, GA and formerly of Greensboro, NC died Tuesday, July 28, 2015 after an extended battle with cancer. A memorial service will ...
Linda Joyce Henderson, 67, Lawrenceville
Linda Joyce Henderson, age 67, of Lawrenceville passed away Monday, July 27, 2015.  Mrs. Henderson was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was always very support ...
Sophie Utlek Langert, 85, Buford
Mrs. Sophie Utlek Langert, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015. She is survived by her husband of over sixty years, Edward G. Langert, Buford, GA; children ...
Rebecca Jo “Beckie” Manning, 37, of Suwanee passed away July 22, 2015. Born August 31, 1977, she was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County.  Beckie was very dev ...
Scott A. Moseley, 24, Buford
  Scott A. Moseley, age 24, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015.  He is survived by his parents, Jonathan and Margaret Moseley, Buford, GA; sister and b ...
 Jacob Jerry Dean Smith, 9, of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015.  Jacob was born June 21, 2006 and was a  resident of Forsyth County his ...
Jared Will Smith, 8, Suwanee
Jared Will Smith,8 of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Jared, born July 16, 2007 was a residents of Forsyth County where he lived all his life. He&nbs ...

Habersham

Duane Edward Rice, 46, Cornelia
Duane Edward Rice, age 46 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soo ...
Duane Edward Rice, 46, Cornelia
Duane Edward Rice, age 46 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 25, 2015 following an extended illness.   Born in Stephens County, Ge ...
Dorothy Woodall Webb, 90, Cornelia
  Dorothy Woodall Webb, age 90, of Cornelia, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. Born on September 19, 1924, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, she was a daughter of the late Lee ...

Hall

Michael Richard McNabb, 67, Gainesville
              Michael Richard McNabb, 67, died Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 4:00 am at his home in Gainesville, Georgia, ...
Hassie Faye Bishop, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Hassie Faye Bishop, 80 of Gainesville, died July 29, 2015. Arrangements to be announced by Wards Funeral Home, Gainesville, Ga.
Patsy Jane Fisher Cannon, 83, Gainesville
Patsy Fisher Cannon (Nanny) passed away July 23, 2015 at The Oaks on Limestone where she resided since sustaining a fall in April. She was cared for kindly and gently by the staff ...
David Jeffery Evans, 52, Oakwood
      Mr. David Jeffery Evans, age 52 of Oakwood, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness.     ...
Mary Janice “J.B.” Blessing, 67, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held ...
Dessie Mae Walker, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Dessie Mae Walker, age 93, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Me ...
Billy Adam Parker, 73, Flowery Branch
Billy Adam Parker, age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty years, Mary Diane Parker; parents, Bill a ...
Johnnie Ervin Simmons, 87, Alford, FL. formerly of Flowery Branch
            Mr. Johnnie Ervin Simmons, age 87 of Alford, Florida, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away on Sunday, July 26, ...
Mary Lou Williams, 64, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Lou Williams, age 64, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on July 8, 2015.   Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Central Baptist C ...

Jackson

Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces the passing of Horace Edward “Dump” Roach, age 94, of Commerce who passed away on July 28th, 2015. He was the son of Absom and Be ...
Danny Edward Pardue, 55, Commerce
Mr. Danny Edward Pardue, age 55, of Commerce, GA died Monday, July 27, 2015 at Gentiva Hospice at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Pardue was born in Athens to the late Jo ...
Clozelle Wright Wilkins, 83, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Clozelle Wright Wilkins, 83 of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday July 28, 2015. Mrs. Wilkins was born in Jefferson, Geor ...

Other

John Franklin Mathis, 71, Danielsville
Mr. John Franklin Mathis age 71 of Danielsville passed away Wednesday July 29, 2015 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced ...
Lamar White, 75, Alpharetta
Lamar White, age 75 of Alpharetta, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Nellie White; sister, Dallie (Vertell) Brock; grand ...

Stephens

Faye M. Graves, 92, Toccoa
Faye M. Graves, age 92, of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Pruitt Health of Toccoa.   Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Acree-Davis Fun ...

White

LeRoy Norris, 75, Cleveland
LeRoy Norris, age 75, of Cleveland went home to be with the Lord, July 27, 2015. He was born on June 25, 1940 in Gainesville, Ga. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. J. C ...
Robert (Bob) Matthews Alden, Sr., age 90, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2015.   A graduate of Cornelia High School and the University of Georgia, Bob was employed by t ...
Joyce Sue Ashe, 66, Cleveland
Joyce Sue Ashe, age 66 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Ashe was born June 2, 1949 in Cleveland to the late Lawrence and Buena Etris Clev ...
Edna Ruth Bowman, 69, Cleveland
Ms. Edna Ruth Bowman, age 69 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Gateway Health and Rehab.  Edna was born in Griffin, GA on September 13, 1945 to the late Stev ...
Linda Fain Evans Stewart, Atlanta, formerly of Helen
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Linda Fain Evans Stewart of Atlanta, formerly of Helen. Mrs. Stewart passed away Monday, July 27, 2015. Funeral a ...
Gainesville businessman, tornado survivor, World War II vet dies
A Gainesville man who survived the tornado of 1936 and service in World War II and became a successful businessman has died.
Omar Sharif, of "Doctor Zhivago," "Lawrence of Arabia," dies
CAIRO (AP) — In "Lawrence of Arabia," Omar Sharif first emerges as a speck in the distance in the shimmering desert sand. He draws closer, a black-robed figure on a trotting camel, until he finally di...
Former Oakland Raiders QB Stabler dead at 69
A Snake wouldn't seem to offer much help on a football field.Unless that snake was named Stabler.Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to a Super Bowl victory and was the NFL's Most Valuable Player...
Longtime Gainesville-area GBI agent dies
A former GBI agent who was instrumental in the formation of the Appalachian Drug Task Force has died.
Billy Dilworth veteran Georgia, SC journalist dies at 80
A veteran journalist whose career touched newspapers, radio and television stations in Georgia and South Carolina has died in northeast Georgia.
Gus Whalen, community businessman and philanthropist, dies at 70
Charles E. “Gus” Whalen, a Gainesville entrepreneur who turned the family manufacturing business that made corsets from the quills of fowls into a multigenerational educational facility, died Sunday. He was 70.
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
Former GHS Principal Segars dead at 81
Funeral services are set for Thursday for former Gainesville High School Principal Curtis Segars.