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Local Obits for Mon. Oct 23rd, 2017

Dawson

Dwayne Rider, 39, Dawsonville
Dwayne Rider, 39, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 19, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness. Born April 25, 1978, Mr. Rider was a lifelo ...

Forsyth

Albert Franklin Corum, 76, Cumming
Albert Franklin Corum, age 76, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. He was a United States Army Veteran. Al worked at Lucent Technologies for 38 years. He is ...
William Clarence Duke, 88, Cumming
William Clarence Duke, 88, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 19, 2017.  He was a 55 year resident of Forsyth County that moved here in 1962 from Decat ...
Geneva Martin Hammond, 98, Cumming
Geneva Martin Hammond, age 98, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. God blessed her with a long and happy life and she loved to work in her garden and loved t ...
Claud Chester Summers, III. , age 71, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Claud served proudly for 7 years in the United States Marine Corps. He is survived ...

Gwinnett

Gregory “Greg” Lamar Brown, 60, Lawrenceville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gregory “Greg” Lamar Brown, age 60 of Lawrenceville, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, October 19, 2017.  Mr. B ...
Frank W. Zielazienski, Jr, 82, Sugar Hill
Frank W. Zielazienski, Jr., age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Mr. Zielazienski is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Carol J. Zielaziens ...

Habersham

Claud C. Greene, 89, Baldwin
Claud C. Greene, age 89, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. No formal services will be held. Those wishing to express online condolences to the ...
Carl Cook, 85, Alto
Carl Cook, age 85 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Born on December 11, 1931 in Alto, Georgia, he was a son of the late B.W. and Lessie Wade Cook. Mr. Cook was ...
Mrs. Carleen Dial Ruark, 89, Cornelia
Mrs. Carleen Dial Ruark, age 89, of Cornelia, Georgia went to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. ...

Hall

Michael (Mike) Anderson, 77, Gainesville
Michael “Mike” Anderson, age 77, of Gainesville, GA went home to be with our Lord on October 5, 2017. A  Celebration of Life will be held Monday October 23, 201 ...
Donald Duane Davidson II, 76, Gainesville
Donald Duane Davidson II, 76, of Sundown Drive, died on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, after an extended illness.  Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Donald Duane Davidson an ...
Mark Mitchell Ham, V, 32, Gainesville
Mark Mitchell Ham V of Gainesville, GA passed away unexpectedly on October 18, 2017 at the age of 32. Mark is survived by his parents Mark M Ham IV and Eugenia Ham of Gainesville, ...
Larry Douglas Stowers, 59, Murrayville
Larry Douglas Stowers age 59 of Murrayville, GA passed away on October 13, 2017 following a sudden illness. Born August 30, 1958 to parents Winfred and Lucy Black Stowers, he was a ...
Douglas Abernathy, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Abernathy passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017.  Born in Madison County, Mr. Abernathy lived most of his life in Hall  County. A farmer his whole life. Mr. Aberna ...
Mrs. Gertrude (Trudy) Luella Brown, 71, of Lula passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in the Chapel ...
Clarence Dall, 99, Gainesville
Mr. Clarence Dall, 99, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 21, 21017. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of ...
Jason Timothy Hicks, 34, Gainesville
Mr. Jason Timothy Hicks, 34, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Private services will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial ...
Lewis P. Lord, Gainesville
Lewis P. Lord of Gainesville died October 21, 2017. Ward's Funeral  Home in charge of arrangements.

Jackson

Stanley Paul Morrison, 54, Commerce
  Mr. Stanley Paul Morrison, age 54, of Commerce died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional.  Mr. Morrison was born in Alexandria, LA ...
Paul Monroe Shannon, 70, Nicholson
Mr. Paul Monroe Shannon, age 70, of Nicholson died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Shannon was born in Athens to the late, Cecil and Elizabeth Gunnells Shann ...
Gavin McRoberts Bethel, 36, Commerce
Mr. Gavin McRoberts Bethel, age 36, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Bethel was born in Nassau, Bahamas to Robert Glen and Sylvia Lorraine ...
Leslie Cain Campbell, 85, Hoschton
Leslie Caine Campbell, age 85, of Hoschton passed away Friday, October 20, 2017.  Memorial services with military honors will be held 2:00 pm Monday, October 23, 2017 at Jeffe ...
Mrs. Faye Burnette Fitzpatrick, age 74, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Kindred Hospice.  Mrs. Fitzpatrick was born in Toccoa to the late Odell and Mildred ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jacqueline Elsie Sharik Phillips, age 84 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 20, 2017.  Mrs. Phillips was ...
Rev. Jerry Smith, 76, Commerce
Rev. Jerry Smith age 76 of Commerce passed away Friday Oct. 20, 2017 at his residence.   Rev. Smith was born in Ila on July 26, 1941 to the late William Jewell Smith, Sr. &a ...

Lumpkin

Janice Hinkle Gray, 80, Dahlonega
Mrs. Janice Hinkle Gray, age 80, of Dahlonega, passed away Wednesday October 18, 2017.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home o ...
Janice Kay Gray, 80, Dahlonega
Mrs. Janice Kay Gray, age 80, of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully in her home on October 18, 2017. Janice was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 16, 1936 to the late Paul Edwa ...
Doris T. Ramsaur, 88, Dahlonega
Doris T. Ramsaur, 88, passed away under the care of Hospice on October 22, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Dahlonega, GA. Born in Atlanta, GA on July 14, 1929 to the late W ...
Michael Anthony Tweedy, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. Michael Anthony Tweedy, age 60, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017. Michael was born on September 9, 1957 in Jackson County to the late Raymond and Helen Jine ...

Other

Pauline Cain, 95, Dunwoody
Pauline “Penny” Cain, age 95, of Dunwoody, GA passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Forest Cain; parents, Pau ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Donald James “Donnie” Moore, age 45, of Athens, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Mr. Moore was born ...
Tina Chance Stowers, 87, Marietta
Tina Chance Stowers, 87 of Marietta passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017.  Mrs. Stowers was a member of the Pendley Hills Civic Association, the Pendley Hills Neighborhood ...

Stephens

Raymond Stumpf, 94, Toccoa
Missionary, pastor, counselor. Raymond Stumpf, son of the late Nelson and Charlotte Stumpf, passed away peacefully on October 10, 2017 at the age of 94.  He was born on Nov ...
Mrs. Patsy Ann McCurley Westmoreland age 72 of 1147 Skyline Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday October 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Jesse R ...

White

Steven J. Stack, 55, Cleveland
“He sailed away.   He walked 2000 miles and then he slipped away.” On October 16, 2017 the angels lifted Steven J. Stack, age 55 back home to be with the L ...
Robert “Bobby” Voyles, 81, Cleveland
Mr. Robert “Bobby” Voyles, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away on October 19, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:30pm on Sunda ...
Willie Mae Garland, 89, Cleveland
Willie Mae Garland age 89 of Cleveland passed away October 21, 2017 at Friendship Health & Rehab Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by ...
Willie Mae Garland, 89, Cleveland
Willie Mae Garland age 89 of Cleveland passed away October 21, 2017 at Friendship Health & Rehab Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton