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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 3rd, 2017

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James Grady Higgins, 84, Winder
James Grady Higgins, age 84, of Winder, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Eddy Lamar Holbrook; daughter, Dwyna Christine Elinburg; pa ...

Dawson

Junior Higgins, 83, Dawsonville
Junior Higgins, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 3, 2017 at Emory University Hospital following a short illness. Born July 25, 1934 in Forsyth County to the late R ...

Forsyth

Annette Green Albert, 52, Cumming
Annette Green Albert, age 52, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Memorial services will be held Sunday, October 15th at 3:00 pm at Nix Bridge Park in Dawsonville. ...
Sheridan Ashley Dancy, 69, Cumming
Sheridan Ashley Dancy, age 69, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Trevor Townley. Survivors include her husband, Roy Dancy o ...
J.W. Holbrook, 92, Cumming
J.W. Holbrook, age 92, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was a lifetime member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.  J.W. was a United States Army Air ...

Gwinnett

Jo Anne Koenig, 78, Buford
Mrs. Jo Anne Koenig, age 78, of Buford passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, October ...

Habersham

Barbara Morrison Moore, 86, Clarkesville
Barbara Morrison Moore, age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Moore was born on August 22, 1931, in Jack ...

Hall

Barbara Jean Bryant, 83, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday October 6, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Barbara Jean Bryant age 83 of Gainesville. The Rev. David Smith will o ...
Billy "Bill" Melvin Lipscomb, 85, Gainesville
Billy M. “Bill” Lipscomb, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at 10:03 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. A lifelong resident of Gainesville, Bill ...

Jackson

John William Hasenauer, 58, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of John William Hasenauer, age 58, of Nicholson GA, who passed away on Tuesday October 3, 2017. John was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania a s ...

Lumpkin

Daniel Lee “Bo” Brantley II, age 41, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Daniel was born in Atlanta on July 9, 1976 to the late Daniel Lee and Bren ...
Vernell Peck, 89, Dahlonega
Vernell Peck age 89 of Dahlonega passed away on October 3, 2017.  Mrs. Peck was a lifetime resident of Hall and Lumpkin Counties.  She was a member of Yellow Creek Baptis ...

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Susie Jeanette Kesler Burrell, 86, South Carolina
Mrs. Susie Jeanette Kesler Burrell, age 86 of 130 Burrell Drive, Westminster, South Carolina passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. A daughter of the ...
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