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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 28th, 2015

Banks

Jimmy “Log” Anglin, 77, Maysville
              Mr. Jimmy “Log” Anglin, age 77, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his resi ...

Barrow

Louise Sweat Griffith, 94, Winder
Mrs. Louise Sweat Griffith, age 94, of Winder, Georgia passed away August 25, 2015 at Winder Health Care.  Mrs. Griffith had resided in Barrow County most of her life and was ...
Mrs. Jacquelyn Gayle Talbott, age 83, of Winder, Georgia passed away August 27, 2015.  A native of Detroit, Michigan, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Constance Horgan ...

Dawson

Omar Bradley Orr, 65, Jacksonville, Fl. formerly of Dawsonville
Omar Bradley Orr, 65, of Jacksonville, FL, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Monday August 24, 2015. Born October 12, 1949 to the late William and Emma Orr, he lived in Dawso ...

Forsyth

Larry Hugh Wood, 57, Cumming
  Larry Hugh Wood, age 57 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015. He was a member at Second Baptist Church in Cumming, GA   He is preceded in death ...
Roger Lee Morgan, 88, Cumming
  Roger Lee Morgan 88, of Cumming Georgia passed away on August 21st, 2015. He is preceded in death by his wife Ellen Joy Morgan. Visitation will be on Saturday Septembe ...

Gwinnett

Linda Marie Morgan, 64, Sugar Hill
Linda Marie Morgan, age 64, of Sugar Hill, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015. Ms. Morgan was born on September 21, 1950 in Clarkesville, Georgia to William Dorsey ...
Ziad A. Saad, 63, Buford
        Mr. Ziad A. Saad, age 63 of Buford, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Peachtree Christian Hospice Center following an extended ...
George Curtis Trogdon, age 71, passed away on August 25th, 2015, at Hope Assisted Living and Memory Care Center in Dacula, GA. George Curtis Trogdon is survived by his wife, Vic ...
Mary Helen Deaton Williams, age 85, passed away at home in Suwanee on Saturday, August 22, 2015. She was born on February 9, 1930 to Nathan B. Deaton and Grace Jones Deaton of R ...

Habersham

Florence Kathy Estep, 59, Cornelia
Florence Kathy Estep, age 59, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015. Mrs. Estep was born on August 23, 1956 in Benton Harbor, MI to Tony and Mary Johnson ...
Bart Thrasher, 47, Cornelia
  Bart Thrasher, age 47, of Cornelia, Georgia, and formerly of Buford, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Mr. Thrasher was born on July 14, 1968 i ...
Funeral services for Deborah “Debbie” Hawkins Barron, age 62, of Clarkesville, will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at 3:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel wit ...
Olivia Pardue, 70, Cornelia
Olivia Pardue age 70, of Cornelia passed away Saturday August 22, 2015.  Olivia was born in Hall County the daughter of the late Ervin and Ethel Jackson Pardue.  She w ...
Thomas Leon Sellers, 80, Mt. Airy
Thomas Leon Sellers, age 80, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Habersham Medical Center. Mr. Sellers was born on May 25, 1935 in Mt. Airy, Georgi ...
Stacey (Hank) Welborn, 46, Cornelia
Stacey “Hank” Welborn, 46, of Cornelia, GA passed away August 26, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   He was born September 4, 1968 and was the son o ...

Hall

      Mrs. Paralee Hazel Jones Anderson, age 80 of Oakwood, passed away on Wednesday Afternoon, August 26, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center followi ...
Michael "Mike" Campbell, 60, Flowery Branch
Michael “Mike” Campbell, age 60, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Sunday, August 23, 2015. He is survived by his children, Matthew “Matt” Campbell, Gain ...
Crystal M. DeLong, 34, Flowery Branch
Ms. Crystal M. DeLong, age 34, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 surrounded by family, following an extended battle with cancer.   Funeral Service ...
Maria Teresa Garcia, 63, Gillsville
Maria Teresa Garcia, age 63, of Gillsville, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Funeral services are scheduled for 4 PM Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Hillside Chapel Funer ...
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday August 28, 2015 at the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Barbara Jeanine Gilstrap age 83 of Gainesville. The Rev. Wayne Norris ...
Alva Tipton Harrell, 86, Gainesville
Alva Tipton Harrell, age 86, passed from this life and went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, after a courageous nearly three year battle wi ...
Barbara Louise Najera, 41, Gainesville
               Barbara Louise Najera, 41, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Northside ...
Chris R. Parcher, 53, Gainesville
Mr. Chris R. Parcher, age 53, entered the gates of heaven to rest in the arms of our Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 23, 2015. Chris was born March 18, 1962 in Midland, Michig ...
Helen Marie Parker, 87, Gainesville
               Helen Marie Parker, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at her residen ...
Mabel Bumby Roberts, 95, Fruitland Park, FL. formerly of Hall County
  Mabel Bumby Roberts, 95, of Fruitland Park, Florida, formerly of Wauchula passed away on Tuesday , August 25, 2015.  Mabel was born July 16, 1920 in Orlando to Jesse ...
Joyce Elaine Shields, Gainesville
Home going Services for Mrs. Joyce Elaine Shields will be held on Saturday, August 29,2015 @1:00pm at Bethel Church of The Nazarene,1900 Garden Drive Gainesville, GA. Rev. Sean Gra ...
Richard Brenton Snyder, 71, Gainesville
  Richard Brenton Snyder passed away on the evening of August 25, 2015 in Gainesville, Georgia surrounded by family after a courageous battle with leukemia. Richard was 71 ...
Joe Brown Waldrep, 84, Gainesville
Joe Brown Waldrep, 84, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, August 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           &nb ...

Jackson

Jimmy B. Baker, 71, Nicholson
Mr. Jimmy B. Baker, age71, of Nicholson, Georgia went to be with the Lord Thursday, August 27, 2015 at his home due to a work accident.    Jim was born January 9, 1 ...
Nellie Jo Moore, 84, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nellie Jo Moore, age 84, of Jefferson, GA, who passed away on July 23, 2015. Mrs. Moore was born in Cedartown, GA, a daughter to the ...
Ronald James Pruette Sr, 63, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ronald James Pruette Sr., age 63 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 25, 2015.  Mr. Pruette was born in A ...
Beulah Tolbert Smith, 92, Nicholson
Mrs. Beulah Tolbert Smith, age 92, of Nicholson passed on to be with our Lord on August 27, 2015, surrounded at home by her loving family.   Born on February 24, 1923, t ...

Lumpkin

Wanda J. Borkowski, 66, Dahlonega
Wanda J. Borkowski of Dahlonega passed away on August 20th, 2015 after an extended illness. She was 66. She was a resident of Detroit, MI for many years, before moving to Dahlon ...
Mark Anthony Littleton, 51, Dahlonega
Mark Anthony Littleton, age 51, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at his home in Dahlonega. Mark was a native of Lumpkin County and except for his time in ...

Other

George Thomas Brett, 76, Comer
George Thomas Brett, son of Gladys Pate Brett and John Millard Brett, passed away August 25, 2015. Born July 24, 1939, in Blountstown, FL, George grew up in Tallahassee, FL, gradua ...
Dixie Perkins, 88, Atlanta
Dixie Perkins, age 88, of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Ms. Perkins was born on September 25, 1926 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Vance and Sa ...

Stephens

Mary Lou Kennedy Cash, 77, Eastonellee
Mrs. Mary Lou Kennedy Cash, age 77 of 297 Buena Vista Drive Extension, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A d ...
Alvin Lloyd Plews, 80, Eastanollee
Mr. Alvin Lloyd Plews, age 80 of 300 Memorial Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at his residence. A son of the late Andrew Lloyd and Clovis Haynes ...
M.C. Stowe, 87, Eastanollee
  Mr. M.C. Stowe, age 87 of 345 Virginia Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 at his residence.   A son of the late Cross M. and Texie ...

White

Floyd Head, 88, Cleveland
Mr. Floyd Head age 88, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday August 26, 2015 at Northeast Ga Medical Center.  Mr. Head was born in White County the son of the late Doctor Gile ...
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
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...