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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 23rd, 2017

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Miss Adalynn Aliyse Coronado, age 3, of Winder passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017.  Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 28, 2017 in the Chapel of ...
D.J. Thompson, 78, Winder
D. J. Thompson, age 78, of Winder, GA passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-three years, Clara Boggs Thompson; parents, John an ...

Forsyth

Doris Rebecca Russell, 77, Cumming
Doris Rebecca Russell, age 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017. She was born in 1940, to the late Chester and DeLena Lacey. Doris retired from the Civil Ser ...

Gwinnett

Dominick T. DiPietro, 91, Buford
Dominick T. DiPietro, age 91 of Buford, GA died Saturday, December 23, 2017. Mr. DiPietro has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Friday, December 29, 2017 at 1:0 ...
Donald Wayne Gossage, 81, Suwanee
Donald Wayne Gossage, age 81 of Suwanee, GA passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Autumn Leaves of Sugarloaf assisted living memory care community in Suwanee, GA following an ...

Habersham

Dorothy Bramlett, 94, Demorest
Dorothy Bramlett, age 94 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Habersham Medical Center.  Born in Habersham County on July 5, 1923, she was a daughter of ...

Hall

Myra Clentontyne Cockerham, 87, Gainesville
Myra Clentontyne Cockerham, 87, of Gainesville, GA and formerly of Enterprise, AL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23, 2017 in Gainesville. She joined her husband, Ra ...
Ruby Nell Guyton Hewell, 82, Gainesville
Ruby Nell Guyton Hewell, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Decemb ...
Robert Howell Steadman, 87, Flowery Branch
Robert Howell Steadman, 87 of Flowery Branch passed away Friday December 23, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday December 29, 2017 at the Po ...
Robert Howell Steadman, 87, Flowery Branch
Robert Howell Steadman, 87 of Flowery Branch passed away Friday December 23, 2017 at his residence. Born in Westminster, South Carolina, Mr. Steadman had lived in Hall County fo ...

Jackson

Carolyn Imogene Duckworth, 72, Jefferson
Carolyn Imogene Duckworth, age 72, of Jefferson, GA passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   She is survived by her s ...
Inez Barron Mize, 90, Commerce
Mrs. Inez Barron Mize, age 90, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Bountifull Hills Personal Care Home.  Mrs. Mize was born in Clarksville to the late James Co ...
Donald Lee Robarts, 43, Carnesville
Donald Lee Robarts, age 43 of Carnesville, GA passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017.   Born in Tampa, FL on Aug. 19, 1974, Mr. Robarts was the son of the late Arthur J. &l ...

Lumpkin

Paul William Shirley, 83, Dahlonega
Paul William Shirley, 83, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday December 23, 2017 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born February 2, 1934 to the late Talley a ...
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.