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Local Obits for Fri. Nov 17th, 2017

Dawson

Matthew J. “Matt” Kozik, 40, Dawsonville
Matthew J. “Matt” Kozik, 40, of Dawsonville passed away Friday November 17, 2017 following a sudden illness. Born September 15, 1977 in Illinois, he had lived in Daw ...

Gwinnett

Bobby Gene Hitchcock, 82, Lawrenceville
Bobby Gene Hitchcock, age 82, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday, November 17, 2017.  He was predeceased in death by his parents, William and Zelma Hitchcock.  Mr. H ...
Betty Jean Evans Ward, 84, Suwanee formerly of Cumming
Betty Jean Evans Ward, age 84, of Suwanee, formerly of Cumming, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William G. (Bill) Ward. Gravesid ...

Hall

Robert Stephens, 65, Gainesville
Robert Stephens, age 65, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County and had worked as a welder for Gainesville Welding f ...
Sandra Deaton Fowler, 72, Buford
Sandra Deaton Fowler, age 72, of Bowling Green, KY and formerly of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bucker and Pau ...
Francis “Frank” Jasper Jones BTCS Retired Navy, age 82 of Clermont, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. Mr. Jones was born October 12, 1935 to the late Alfred B. ...
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.