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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 13th, 2017

Dawson

Winnie C. Smith, 75, Dawsonville
Winnie C. Smith, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Friday October 13, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born August 18, 1942 to the late Joseph T. and L ...

Gwinnett

Maria Irismar Lima-Rocha, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017. She is survived by her daughters, Christine Haydee Rocha De Azevedo and Yaskara Dianne R ...

Hall

Larry Douglas Stowers, 59, Murrayville
Larry Douglas Stowers age 59 of Murrayville, GA passed away on October 13, 2017 following a sudden illness. Born August 30, 1958 to parents Winfred and Lucy Black Stowers, he was a ...
Mr. Eddie Ray Overby went to his heavenly home to be with his family and loved ones. He requested no services to be held. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, ...
Lawrence Charles Sowers, 59, Flowery Branch
Mr. Lawrence Charles Sowers, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away October 13, 2017   Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at First ...

Other

Joseph John Roehrig III “Joe”, passed away on October 13, 2017 at Dekalb Medical Hospital near his home in Tucker, GA. Joe was born on December 20, 1949 in Queens, N ...
David George Adams, 63, Fair Play, SC
Mr. David George Adams, age 63 of North Fleetwood Lane in Fair Play, S.C. passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late Thomas Cliff and Sarah Head A ...
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