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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 21st, 2017

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Albert Franklin Corum, 76, Cumming
Albert Franklin Corum, age 76, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. He was a United States Army Veteran. Al worked at Lucent Technologies for 38 years. He is ...
Geneva Martin Hammond, 98, Cumming
Geneva Martin Hammond, age 98, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. God blessed her with a long and happy life and she loved to work in her garden and loved t ...

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Mrs. Gertrude (Trudy) Luella Brown, 71, of Lula passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in the Chapel ...
Lewis P. Lord, 95, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:30 Wednesday October 25, 2017 at  Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Rev. Lewis P. Lord, age 95 of  Gainesville. The Rev. Scott T ...

Jackson

Steven Thomas Wiley, 72, Hoschton
Steven Thomas Wiley, of Hoschton, died peacefully in Northeast Georgia Medical Center, on October 21, 2017 in Gainesville, Georgia at the age of 72. Funeral Services will be 11: ...

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Doris Gossett, 95, Lithonia
Doris Gossett of Lithonia passed away on October 21, 2017.  Born Annie Doris Burckhalter on June 25, 1922, and affectionately known as “Dee Dee”, she brought ...
Pauline Cain, 95, Dunwoody
Pauline “Penny” Cain, age 95, of Dunwoody, GA passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Forest Cain; parents, Pau ...
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