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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 28th, 2016

Dawson

Louise T. McCurdy, 90, Dawsonville
Louise T. McCurdy, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Friday October 28, 2016 following a period of declining health. Born December 14, 1925 in Richmond, Virginia to the late Frank ...

Forsyth

Julia Jeannette (Mrs. B) Bledsoe, age 80, of Statesboro, formerly of Cumming passed away Friday, October 28, 2016.  Julia was a U.S Army veteran where she met her late husband ...

Gwinnett

William Steven Nash, 66, Buford
Mr. William Steven Nash, age 66 of Buford, passed away on Friday, October 28, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. No services are scheduled at this time. Mr. Na ...

Hall

Bruce H. Butler, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Bruce H. Butler age 75 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 28, 2016 at New Horizons Limestone following an extended illness. Funeral services will be announced at a ...
Karen 'Kay' Harkins, 50, Gainesville
Karen “Kay” Harkins, age 50, of Gainesville, GA passed away suddenly Friday October 28, 2016. Kay was born on May 15, 1966 to Barney Claudis and Velva Sisk Bruce.&nb ...
Harry Edward Martin, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Harry Edward Martin age 87 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 28, 2016 at Peachtree Christian Hospice following an extended illness.       ...
William Jerry Nicholson, 82 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Friday October 28, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., ...
Harold Stanley, 78, Flowery Branch
Mr. Harold Stanley, age 78, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. A Celebration of Life will be 2:00 p.m. ...

Jackson

Agnes Inez Sosebee, 82, Talmo
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday October 31, 2016 at Pond Fork Baptist Church for Agnes Inez Sosebee age 82, of Talmo. The Rev. Larry Buffington and Rev. Johnny ...

Other

Teresa Ailene Ledford-Goss, 44, Anderson, South Carolina
Funeral services for Teresa Ailene Ledford-Goss, age 44 of Anderson, South Carolina, will be held graveside on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Mt. Zion Baptist Church ...

Rabun

Rev. Tommy Dwight Loggins, 69, Rabun Gap
Reverend Tommy Dwight Loggins, 69, of Rabun Gap, passed away at his residence with his loving family at his side. Dwight was the son of the late Henry Kelsey Loggins and Nellie Mae ...

Stephens

Mr. Gary “Skeeter” Michael Tester, age 58 of 763 West Currahee Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, October 28, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Paul ...
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.
Former Gainesville business, civic leader dies
A prominent Athens businessman with strong ties to Gainesville, Claude Williams, Junior, has died.
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89