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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 13th, 2017

Forsyth

Iris Aycock Hamilton, 79, Cumming
Iris Aycock Hamilton, 79, of Cumming, Georgia passed away November 13, 2017 on Monday at her home. She was born in Brooklet, Georgia to the late William Lucian Aycock and the ...

Gwinnett

Emily Robertson, 42, Buford
Emily  Robertson, age 42, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Allen Skippy Robertson; grandparents, Cliff and Mari ...
Hazel White Williams, 81, Sugar Hill
Hazel White Williams, age 81, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-six years, Gene Williams; brothers, Damo ...
Joan West Jones, 89, Dacula
Joan West Jones, age 89, of Dacula, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, John L. Jones, Jr. Mrs. Jones is survived ...

Habersham

Frances Freeman Barrett, age 86 of Alto passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. Born in White County on October 23, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Nellie Mae ...

Hall

Lonzo Cantrell, 73, Gainesville
Lonzo Cantrell, age 73, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on November 13, 2017. He leaves to cherish his memories his son, Lorenzo Young; four daughters: Denita Young, LaQuetta (Cha ...
Adelaide Gregory Norton, 96, Gainesville
Adelaide Gregory Norton died on November 13, 2017, at the age of 96 while a resident at The Gardens of Gainesville.  She was the youngest daughter of Cleburne E. Gregory (poli ...
Syble Bond Sims, 82, Gainesville
Syble Bond Sims, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 at her residence following a brief illness. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, Novembe ...
Glen Franklin Whitmire, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Glenn Franklin Whitmire, age 82, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 surrounded by his family after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease).    Memor ...

White

Julius Carey Highsmith, 92, Cleveland
Julius Carey Highsmith of Cleveland died on Nov. 13, 2017 at the age of 92.  Mr. Highsmith was the son of the late Rev. Elbert Highsmith and Emma Browning Highsmith. A 1944 ...
Shirley Vaughn, 81, Cleveland
Shirley Vaughn, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. Mrs. Vaughn was born May 25, 1936 in Jefferson, GA to the late Abert Ernest Gearin and Eunice Inez La ...
Carey Highsmith, 92, Cleveland
Mr. Carey Highsmith age 92, of Cleveland passed away Monday November 13, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Christine S. West, 82, Cleveland
Christine S. West, age 82, of Cleveland, formerly of Cumming, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Clark West; her son, William ...
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.
Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49.
Georgia Hall Of Fame racer Charles Barrett passes away
Charles Barrett, a Hall of Fame short track ace and former NASCAR driver, passed away on Friday. The Cleveland, Georgia native scored the win in approximately 250...
Mansfield Oil Co. founder dies at 86
John Mansfield, Sr., of Amelia Island, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, and the founder of Mansfield Oil Company and Kangaroo convenience stores, died Thursday. .
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.