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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Oct 26th, 2017

Dawson

Cecil Evans, 91, Dawsonville
Cecil Evans, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 26, 2017 following a period of declining health. Born March 12, 1926 in Dawson County to the late Waldo and Lena Can ...
Wanda Brady Yeargin, 65, Dawsonville
Wanda Brady Yeargin passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the age of 65 after battling pancreatic cancer. Wanda was born in Elberton, Georgia on March 27, 1952 to Wilene Bra ...

Forsyth

Mary Bowyer Googer, 83, Cumming
Mary Bowyer Googer, 83, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017.  A loving mother, wife and grandmother, Mary enjoyed a long career with Rich’s Department Sto ...

Gwinnett

Velma “Renee” Black, 69, Sugar Hill
Velma “Renee” Black, age 69, of Sugar Hill, Georgia formerly of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Ms. Black was born on J ...
Steven Douglas Adams, 65, Buford
Steven Douglas Adams, age 65, died on Thursday October 26 at his home in Buford, Georgia. Steve was born on September 7, 1952 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was preceded in death by hi ...
Darin Lee Curran, 50, Duluth
Today we celebrate the life of Darin Lee Curran Born to Gerald and Mary Louise McClure Curran on March 5, 1965 in Decatur, IL, he was the youngest of four children. Darin is pre ...
Lovie S. Earls, 68, Buford
Lovie S. Earls, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Alease Thornton Earls; sister, Janice Earls; br ...

Habersham

William Floyd “Bill” Martin, age 74 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, Mississippi on August 06, 1943, he was ...

Hall

Mrs. Ethel Maney Stephens, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother of Lula, Georgia went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, October 26, 2017, she was 84. ...
Joan "Jo" Jones Burleson, 86, Gainesville
Joan ‘Jo’ Jones Burleson, age 86 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 26, 2017. She was born to the late John E. and Ruth M. Jones on Ma ...
Janice Payne Loyd, 76, Gainesville
Janice Payne Loyd, 76 of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday October 26, 2017. Mrs. Loyd was a lifelong resident of Hall County.  She was a member of Montgomery Memorial B ...
Paul Ross Pope, 68, Gainesville
Paul Ross Pope was born on February 21, 1949 in Marysville, California to Dorothy Cleo Anderson Pope and James Carol Pope. He returned to live with his Heavenly Father on October 2 ...
James Donald Sosebee, 84, Gainesville
Mr. James Donald Sosebee, age 84, of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017. Mr. Sosebee served his country as a member of the Army Security Agency as a Morse Cod ...

Other

Harry James Gober, 71, Atlanta
Harry James Gober, age 71, of Atlanta, GA passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and L. D. Burnette Gober; aunts, Lucille Gober G ...

Stephens

Dale Anthony Charles, 56, Toccoa
Mr. Dale Anthony Charles, Sr., age 56, of 234 Owl Swamp Road in Toccoa passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital.   Son of the late Robert Charl ...
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