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Local Obits for Tue. Nov 21st, 2017

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Billy M. Bottoms, 61, Cumming
Billy M. Bottoms, 61, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Billy was a member of Cumming Second Baptist Church and was saved as a 10 year old boy at Mount Tabor Bapti ...

Habersham

Coleman Allen, Cornelia
Coleman Allen passed away on November 21, 2017 following an extended illness. He is survived by his son and Drew and daughter-in-law Amber and his grandchildren, Penelope Jane a ...

Hall

  John Robert "Bob" Wofford Jr., 75, of Gainesville passed away on November 21, 2017.    He was born in Memphis, TN on November 4, 1942, to the la ...

Jackson

Nancy Richey Sims Stancil, age 82, of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.   Born on Sept. 10, 1935 in Commerce, GA, she was the daughter of the late Richey ...

Stephens

Dwaine Youngblood, 91, Toccoa
Mr. Dwaine Youngblood, age 91 of 283 Easy Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Frank and Vio ...
Jimmy Milton Cason, 70, Eastanollee
  Mr. Jimmy Milton Cason, age 70 went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.   A son of the late Foy Milton and Agnes Biggs Cason, he was born ...
Mr. William Albert Cordell, age 72, of Bobby Street in Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Landmark Hospital located in Athens, Georgia. He was born February 3 ...

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Laurie Leigh Shelnut, 61, Cleveland
Mrs. Laurie Leigh Shelnut, age 61, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Laurie was born in Hall County to the late Kenneth and Vivian Davenport Chambers. She wa ...
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
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.