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Local Obits for Sat. Jul 23rd, 2016

Banks

Mildred Virginia Lee, 77, Maysville
Mildred Virginia Lee age 77 of Maysville passed away Wednesday July 20, 2016 at her residence.   Mrs. Lee was born Sept. 4, 1938 in Alabama City, AL to the late Dewey &a ...

Barrow

Doris Iler Langley, 79, Winder
Doris Iler Langley, age 79, of Winder passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Dawson

Robert Kenneth Hicks, 64, Dawsonville
Robert Kenneth Hicks, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday July 20, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Mr. Hicks was born February 5, 1952 t ...

Forsyth

James B. Armstrong, 95, Cumming
James B. Armstrong, a longtime resident of Cumming, GA, passed away peacefully at his nursing home in Fort Myers, Florida on Monday, July 18, 2016. James was a 95 years old.&nbs ...
Richard Leonard Bohrer, 75, Cumming
Richard Leonard Bohrer, age 75, of Cumming passed away Monday, July 18, 2016. An avid sports fan, he loved his family and enjoyed fishing, gardening, his pet ducks and his dog, Giz ...
Joffre Louis Gueymard Jr (Jeff), 71, of Cumming, GA died Thursday, July 14, 2016 of complications from pulmonary disease.  He was born in New Orleans, LA and graduated from LS ...

Gwinnett

John C. Peacock, 73, Buford
John C. Peacock, age 73 of Buford, GA died suddenly on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. A private interment will be held at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. John is survived by his wife, Lau ...
Roger Byron Smith, 68, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Roger Byron Smith, age 68 of Buford, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 22, 2016.  Mr. Smith was born in Gainesville, Geo ...

Habersham

Ruthie Louise Nicely Brown, age 60 of Sautee, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 from health complications. Born in White County, Georgia on June 3, 1956, she was a daughter of ...
Tina Marie Chitwood, 44, Clarkesville
Tina Marie Chitwood, age 44 of Clarkesville, passed away July 18, 2016. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 12, 1972, she was a daughter of Cynthia Ann Bell. She was pr ...
Ruth Frederick Downey, 75, Cornelia
Ruth Frederick Downey, age 75, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Saturday, July 16, 2016. No formal services are planned at this time. Those wishing to expres ...
Ernestine “Tina” Foster Harvill passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 7, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. Tina was born in Baldwin, Georgia on August 24, 19 ...
O. B. Johnson, Jr, 79, Flowery Branch
Mr. O. B. Johnson, Jr., age 79, of Alto, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...
Rev. William Chandler Lanier, Sr., age 91, of Clarkesville passed away July 4, 2016 at Hospice Atlanta.  Born in Macon, GA on July 6, 1924, Rev. Lanier was the son of the l ...

Hall

Ruby L. Baker, 93, Gainesville
  Mrs. Ruby L. Baker age 93 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday July 20, 2016 at Hope Memory Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for ...
Felicia Jackson Burns, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Felicia Jackson Burns passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.  Born March 16, 1927 in Gainesville, Georgia, she was the daughter of the l ...
Oliver Cantrell, 97, Gainesville
 Mr. Oliver Clifton Cantrell Jr. age 97 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday July 20, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral service ...
Elaine Jackson, 63, Murrayville
Elaine Jackson, age 63, of Murrayville, GA passed away on July 21, 2016. Elaine was daughter of the late Herschel Scott and Betty Armstrong.  She was also preceded in death ...
Delma Scott, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Delma Scott age 90 of Gainesville passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memo ...
Martha M. Stickles, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Martha M. Stickles, 94 of Gainesville died Tuesday July 19, 2016 at Willowbrook at Lanier Village Estates. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday July 30, 201 ...
William Lloyd Sutton, 69, Gainesville
Mr. William Lloyd Sutton age 69 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday July 21, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday ...
Mary W. Turk, 92, Chicopee
?Mary W. Turk age 92 of G Ave. Chicopee died Thursday July 14, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Little and Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory of G ...
Pearlie Mae Williams, 79, Gainesville
Ms. Pearlie Mae Williams was born May 1, 1937 in Gainesville, GA to the late James and Annie Mae Williams.  She departed this life on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Willowood Nurs ...

Jackson

Dwight David Cheek, 60, Hoschton
Dwight David Cheek, age 60, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Dwight worked for a number years in the construction industry as a carpenter, for the Town of Braselto ...
Hobert Walter Motes, 81, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Hobert Walter Motes, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  Mr. Motes was born in Talking ...
Mary Lou Oliver, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Lou Bryant Oliver, age 90, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 22, 2016.  Mrs. Oliver was born in Talm ...
Evelyn Rylee Sims, 85, Maysville
Evelyn Rylee Sims, age 85 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday July 21, 2016.   Mrs. Sims was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Nettie Hill Rylee. She retired from B ...

Other

Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, Alpharetta
Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, born October 19, 1944 in Alpharetta, Ga., received her angel wings on July 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, Fl.  Evelyn was a devoted wife, mother, grandmot ...
John Sparrow, 66, Unadilla
John Sparrow, age 66, of 1911 Ransom Road, Unadilla, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at his residence. Born in Vienna, he was the son of Boots Sparrow and the late J. W. Sparrow. ...
David Arnold Waldrop, 53, Bogart
David Arnold Waldrop, age 53, of Bogart passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Stephens

Pauline Thacker Littleton, 78, Eastanollee
Mrs. Pauline Thacker Littleton age 78 of 2580 Ridgeland Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday July 21, 2016 at her residence. A daughter of the late Roy T. and Myrtle Standrid ...
Aaron Todd Poland, 45, Toccoa
Mr. Aaron Todd Poland, 45, lost his long well fought battle with brain cancer on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at his home in Toccoa, Georgia.  He was born in Bowling Green, Ohio an ...

White

Rex Shoemake, 54, Cleveland
Rex Shoemake, age 54, of Cleveland, GA passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016. He is survived by his daughter, Christy Devlin; grandchildren, Emily, Lauryn, and Kelton Devlin; ...
Barbara Joan Walden, 78, Cleveland
Barbara Joan Walden, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home ...
'Pretty Woman' filmmaker Garry Marshall dies at age 81
Movie, TV writer-director Garry Marshall of 'Pretty Woman,' 'Happy Days' fame, has died at age 81
Campbell, former Falcons head coach, dies at 87
A former head coach for the Atlanta Falcons, Marion Campbell, has died at the age of 87.
Area businessman Richard Pope dies at age 79
Local businessman Richard Jackson Pope of Gainesville died Saturday, June 11, 2016, following a brief illness. Pope was 79.
Gordie Howe, known as 'Mr. Hockey,' dies at 88
Gordie Howe, the hockey great who set scoring records that stood for decades, has died
Funeral for one of Gainesville's first black police officers held
The funeral service was held Thursday morning for one of the first two black police officers hired by the City of Gainesville.
Funeral services for Gainesville philanthropist announced
Funeral services have been announced for Gene Beckstein.
Founder of Gainesville's Good News at Noon ministry dies at 93
Gene Beckstein, the man who founded Good News at Noon as an apartment ministry in Gainesville, died earlier today.
Bankruptcy Judge W.L. Norton, Jr. to be remembered at Saturday services
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for retired Judge William L. Norton, Jr. of Gainesville.