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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 ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.