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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 15th, 2017

Dawson

Ruby Harben, 83, Dawsonville
Ruby Harben, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Friday December 15, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born January 10, 1934 to the late Grover and Lizzie ...

Gwinnett

Barbara Munson Orgeron, 83, Suwanee
Barbara Munson Orgeron, 83 of Suwanee, GA passed away Friday December 15, 2017. She was a beloved mother of three Bambi Holt and Randy Orgeron and Robbin Washington and grandmot ...

Habersham

Tudy Bowen, 77, Clarkesville
Tudy Bowen, age 77, received her heavenly inheritance in Christ Jesus when He called her home on Friday, December 15, 2017.    She was born on October 22, 1940 in a ...
Kase Gerald Bowman, 3 m, Alto
Kase Gerald Bowman, age 3 months, of Alto, GA passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017. Kase is survived by his parents, Brandon and Sara Teems Bowman, Alto, GA; twin sister, Andi ...
Gary Franklin "Buddy" Allen, age 83 of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 following an extended illness.   Born in Clarkesville, Georgia o ...

Hall

Nancy Gesinski Brookshire, 65, Gainesville
Nancy Gesinski Brookshire age 65, while slumbering next to the love of  her life, Dwight, peacefully left this world for a place of Glory on  Friday morning December 15 ...

Jackson

William Bryan Harbin, 66, Commerce
William Bryan Harbin, age 66, of Commerce, GA died Friday, December 15, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Harbin was born in Athens to the late Hoyt and Helen Mille ...

Lumpkin

Dr. Lawrence Joseph Sorohan (Larry) age 85 of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully at NEGMC on Friday morning December 15th, 2017. Larry was the kindest, most loving and generous p ...
David Hall, Jr., 84, Dahlonega
Mr. David Hall Jr., age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017.   Mr. Hall was born in Atlanta on October 5, 1933 to the late David Sr. and Ruth Hudson H ...

Other

Jon Phillip Johnson, 60, Danielsville
Jon Phillip Johnson, age 60 of Danielsville, GA passed away Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Atlanta, GA on March 12, 1957, he was the son of the late H ...

Stephens

Shirley Pruitt Garmon, 66, Toccoa
Mrs. Shirley Pruitt Garmon age 66 of 175 Bobby Street, Toccoa passed away Friday December 15, 2017 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Odell and Laura Mize Pruitt ...

White

James “Jimmy” Partin Jr., age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Mr. Partin was born February 5, 19 ...
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.