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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 17th, 2017

Banks

Benjamin Franklin Barnes, 86, Maysville
Benjamin Franklin Barnes, age 77 of Maysville, passed away on November 11, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Memorial Park North River ...

Barrow

Molly Kent Maliszewski, age 96 of Winder, GA passed away on November 12, 2017 at High Shoals Health & Rehab due to respiratory failure while she was a resident. Molly was born ...

Dawson

Russell Olin Spors, 72, Dawsonville
Russell Olin Spors, age 72, of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017.   Mr. Spors was born in Murphysboro, IL on December 17, 1944 to the late Russell and G ...

Forsyth

Betty Jean Morris-Knuckey 68. Of Cumming, Ga passed away on November 14, 2017. She is survived by her Son David Morris (Angela) of Flowery Branch, and her daughter Naoma Brewer ...
Sandra Ann " Sandy" Roman, 69 of Cumming, Georgia departed this world peacefully on November 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.  She leaves behind her devot ...
Sandra Hodge True, 81, Cumming
Sandra Hodge True “Sandi”, age 81, died of complications from Alzheimer’s on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.  She was born in Youngstown, OH on March 23, 1936 to ...
Arlene Margaret Hall, 67, Cumming
Arlene Margaret Hall, age 67, of Cumming, GA, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 14, 2017 surrounded by those who loved her. She is preceded in death by her husband, Randy Ha ...
Brenda Fay Brackett Voyles, 71, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017.  A life-long resident of Cumming, Brenda was retired from Forsyth County Administration.&n ...

Gwinnett

Frank Corsaro, 92, Suwanee
Frank Corsaro, 92, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the Village Park Senior Living, Peachtree Coroners, Ga.  Condolences may be expressed at www ...
Karen Gulbrandsen Murphy, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, Robert W. “Red&rdquo ...
Emily Robertson, 42, Buford
Emily  Robertson, age 42, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Allen Skippy Robertson; grandparents, Cliff and Mari ...
Gladston Arthur Sudderth, age 95, of Buford, GA peacefully passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of seventy years, Ann Buice Sudderth; p ...
Hazel White Williams, 81, Sugar Hill
Hazel White Williams, age 81, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-six years, Gene Williams; brothers, Damo ...
Mary “Lisa” Porter Anglese, age 54, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017. She is survived by her husband of thirty years, Craig A. Anglese, Suga ...
Thomas Michael Culligan, “Tom”, 89, passed away peacefully on November 10th, 2017 while surrounded by his children.  He was a loving, thoughtful, intelligent, athl ...
Jeffery R. Cussigh, 58, Buford
Jeffrey R. Cussigh, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Anthony Cussigh and mother, Jean Cussigh. He is ...
Joan West Jones, 89, Dacula
Joan West Jones, age 89, of Dacula, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, John L. Jones, Jr. Mrs. Jones is survived ...
Constance R. “Connie” McCarron, age 75, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Mrs. McCarron is survived by her husband of fifty years, Bill McCarron, ...
Robert Warren Rylander, 69, Suwanee
Robert Warren Rylander, age 69, passed away in his home in Suwanee, GA on November 11, 2017. He was born in Minneapolis, MN on January 22, 1948. Following his service in the ...
Betty Jean Evans Ward, 84, Suwanee formerly of Cumming
Betty Jean Evans Ward, age 84, of Suwanee, formerly of Cumming, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William G. (Bill) Ward. Gravesid ...

Habersham

Ricky Bruce, 39, Baldwin
Ricky Bruce, age 39, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Mr. Bruce was born on February 21, 1978 in Cumming, Georgia. He was preceded in death by hi ...
Vienna “Punk” Wiley Masters, age 91, of Alto, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Mrs. Masters was born on March 24, 1926 in Lula, Georg ...
Thomas “Tommy” Junior Earls, age 62, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, following a sudden illness. Mr. Earls was born o ...
Geraldine Williams Ivie, 88, Cornelia
Geraldine Williams Ivie, age 88 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on January 15, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Artie ...

Hall

Howard C. Bruce Sr, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 18, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Howard C. Bruce Sr., age 88 of Gainesville. The Rev. Michael McIntyr ...
Frank Jasper Jones, 82, Clermont
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Frank Jasper Jones, age 82 of Clermont. Frank passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. Funeral arrangements are incomplet ...
Thomas Leon Mitchell, 79, Flowery Branch
Thomas Leon Mitchell, age 79, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Saturday November 4, 2017. He loved the Lord, his family, wood working, loved to help people, loved motorcycles, the ...
Cora K. Peck, 92, Murrayville
Mrs. Cora K. Peck, 92 of Murrayville passed away Tuesday November 14, 2017. Born in Lumpkin County, Mrs. Peck had lived in Hall County for most of her life.  She ...
Ernest Dean Young, 92, Murrayville
Ernest Dean Young, 92 of Murrayville passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Young was the son of t ...
Margaret “Peggy” Hulsey Beam took her last breath on Saturday evening, November 11, 2017, at Westminster Suncoast in St. Petersburg, FL, surrounded by her children. She ...
Joyce B. Clark, 85, Gainesville, formerly of Newnan and Sky Valley
Joyce B. Clark, age 85 of Gainesville, formerly from Newnan and Sky Valley, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A celebration of her life ...
Christopher "Chris" Ebbs, 74, Gainesville
Christopher "Chris" Ebbs, age 74, of Gainesville, GA, born in Bray County, Wicklow Ireland, died on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at North East Georgia Medical Center with h ...
Adelaide Gregory Norton, 96, Gainesville
Adelaide Gregory Norton died on November 13, 2017, at the age of 96 while a resident at The Gardens of Gainesville.  She was the youngest daughter of Cleburne E. Gregory (poli ...
Shirley Jean Shockley, 80, Gainesville
Shirley Jean Shockley, age 80, of Gainesville passed away on November 15, 2017. Miss Shockley was the daughter of the late John Sherman Shockley and the late Mary Ruth Hudgins Shoc ...
Glen Franklin Whitmire, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Glenn Franklin Whitmire, age 82, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 surrounded by his family after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease).    Memor ...
Eddie Mitchell Withrow, age 80, originally from West Virginia, but a resident of Lula, Georgia for the past 54 years, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017, following a sudden ...

Jackson

Homer Sims, Jr.,, 80, Jefferson
  Mr. Homer Sims, Jr., age 80, of Jefferson, GA died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. Sims was born in Lanett, AL to the late Homer and Louise Miles ...
Kevin Francis Elinski, 60, Pendergrass
Kevin Francis Elinski, age 60, of Pendergrass passed away Friday, November 10, 2017.  Kevin was Buffalo Bills and Red Sox fan.  He loved motorcycles, fixing things, his f ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Hazel Rachels Stanton, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, November 14, 2017.  Mrs. Stanton was bor ...
Mary Lee Wood, 82, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Lee Wood, age 82, of Commerce died Friday, November 10, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Wood was born in Kiln, MS to the late, Lucien M. and Sedonia Necaisse Lee.  ...

Other

Dennis “Denny” John Ryan of Alpharetta, GA passed away peacefully at his home on November 10, 2017, after a long illness.  Denny was born July 28, 1946, in St. Pau ...
Sybil Earle Alexander Franks, 87, Carnesville
Mrs. Sybil Earle Alexander Franks, age 87 of Carnesville died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional.  Mrs. Franks was born in Alabama to t ...

Stephens

Irene Whitaker Moore, 84, Eastanollee
Mrs. Irene Whitaker Moore age 84 of Eastanollee passed away Thursday November 16, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Fredrick Lee and Nonia Humphrey Whitak ...

White

  Baby Miguel Efrain Perez-Rodriguez, of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Baby Miguel was born on October 29, 2017, in Gainesville, Georgi ...
Margie Delores Allen Bynum, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Margie was born February 2, 1930 near Hoffman, MN, the second oldest of five children ...
Sue Hicks, 78, Cleveland
Sue Hicks, age 78 of Cleveland, GA formerly of Knoxville/Gatlinburg, TN passed away on November 15, 2017 surrounded by her loved ones. Sue was born in Knoxville, TN, graduated ...
Carey Highsmith, 92, Cleveland
Mr. Carey Highsmith age 92, of Cleveland passed away Monday November 13, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Ronald Wayne Roberts, 70, Cleveland
Ronald Wayne Roberts died on November 7, 2017 at his home in Cleveland Ga at the age of 70 after a battle with stage 4 lung cancer.   Wayne is survived by his son, Randy S ...
William F. “Bill” Schrimsher, 89, Sautee Nacoochee
William F. “Bill” Schrimsher of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away at home on Thursday, October 5, 2017, following a brief illness.  He was 89.  Bill wa ...
Christine S. West, 82, Cleveland
Christine S. West, age 82, of Cleveland, formerly of Cumming, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Clark West; her son, William ...
Gainesville: Memorial service Saturday for Adelaide Norton
A memorial service will be held Saturday in Gainesville for Adelaide Norton, one of the driving forces in getting Green Street named to the National Register of Historic Places.
Veteran Gainesville educator, coach dies
A man who worked for the Gainesville City School System for more than 30 years as a teacher and a coach, Chuck McDonald, died Thursday.
Local philanthropist, Drug Free Coalition Hall County director dies
The former director Drug Free Coalition of Hall County and local philanthropist, J.P. Banks, has passed away.
Funeral set for Morgan Concrete founder, former Toccoa commissioner
Toccoa businessman and former City Commissioner and Mayor Ferrell Morgan will be remembered in funeral services Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer has died at age 89
Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music even as it honored the grand, good-humored tradition of the Crescent City, has died
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