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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 10th, 2017


Jay Wendall Dillard, 49, Winder
Jay Wendall Dillard, age 49 of Winder passed away Tuesday October 10, 2017. Survivors include his mother Emily Doster and brother Billy Dillard. He is preceded in death by his fath ...
Nestor Samuel Perla, 45, Winder
Nestor Samuel Perla, age 45, of Winder, GA, died Tuesday, October 10, 2017 after an extended illness. A funeral service will be held Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 11:00AM at Hamilton ...


John Vernon Bryant, 71, Marble Hill
John Vernon Bryant, 71, of Marble Hill passed away Tuesday October 10, 2017 at Season’s Hospice. Born September 16, 1946 in McKeesport, PA to the late Vernon and Josephine ...


Wanda Headrick, Cumming
Wanda Headrick came into this world on September 10, 1931 as Wanda Chadwick.  She grew up in Oklahoma and, on August 21, 1955, she married the love of her life Keith Headrick. ...
Michael R. Singh, 73, Cumming
Michael R. Singh, age 73, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 14th at 2:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with ...
Thomas Richard Thompson, 71 of Cumming, GA passed away on Tuesday October 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his daughter Jennifer Elizabeth Thompson. He is survived by his ...


Mary C. “Peggy” Haney Compton, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, Harry Comp ...
MaryAnn McDaniel Jett, 72, Buford
MaryAnn McDaniel Jett, age 72, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Clinton Jett, Sr.  ...


David A. "Snake" Garner, 63, Cornelia
David A. “Snake” Garner, age 63, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, following an extended illness.   Mr. Garner was born on April ...


Rose D. Babcock, 94, Gainesville
Rose D. Babcock, 94, of Gainesville, died Tuesday October 10, 2017.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville.
Robert Andrew Buckley, 64, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Andrew Buckley, 64, of Gainesville, GA passed away October 10, 2017 following a sudden illness. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Mr. Buckle ...
Mary Rice Cleveland, 103, Gainesville
Mary Rice Cleveland passed away October 10, 2017 at the age of 103.  Mary was the widow of Ralph W. Cleveland, a prominent Gainesville businessman and prominent pioneer of the ...
Aaron Louis Martin, 62, Gainesville
Aaron L. Martin, 62, died 10th October 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA, after a short illness.  His funeral service will be held on Satur ...
Loi Tan Nguyen, 63, Gainesville
Loi Tan Nguyen, 63 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Loi was the son of the late Van Huu Nguyen and Thi Chuc Nguyen.  He is survived by his wife, Ya ...
Cynthia Aileen West, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Cynthia Aileen West, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are sc ...


Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday October 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Franklin Delano Ledford, 81, of Talmo. The family will rece ...


It is with great sadness that the family of Kelly Marie Cook Ramey announces her sudden passing. Kelly was born in St. Petersburg, Florida on June 25, 1974 and passed away on Octob ...


Lois Jean Wooten, 82, Helen
  Lois Jean Wooten, age 82, of Helen, passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Mrs. Wooten was born May 27, 1935 in Cleveland to the late Caffus and Bonnie Dean Abernathy. ...
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