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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 1st, 2017

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  Walter Everett Mason, Jr. (Walt), age 48, of Cumming, GA, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 1, 2017. He is preceded in death by his brother, Teddy Mason. He ...

Habersham

Sherry Howington Franklin, age 61, of Cornelia passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 1, 2017.   Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 13, 1956, Mrs. Franklin was th ...
Betty Ivester Frye Franklin, 80, Clarkesville
Betty Ivester Frye Franklin, age 80, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Mrs. Franklin was born on January 10, 1937, in Turnerville, Georgia, to th ...
Merrell Watson, 83, Cornelia
Merrell Watson, age 83 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 01, 2017. Born in Jackson County, Florida on March 21, 1934, he was a son of the late Connie & Ell ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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