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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 3rd, 2017

Forsyth

Theresa (Terry) Dougal, 87, Cumming
Dougal, Theresa (Terry), age 87, a resident of Cumming, GA passed away the morning of February 3, 2017 at the Gardens of Shiloh Point.  She was the youngest of nine children o ...
Millicent Joan Gann, 90, Cumming
Millicent Joan Gann, 90, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 at her residence.  She was a member of Cumming First United Methodist Church and the Sorta Fift ...

Habersham

Margie Kimsey Lawson, 85, Cornelia
Margie Kimsey Lawson, age 85 of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017. Born in St. Petersburg, Florida on June 11, 1931, she was a daughter of the late James Henry a ...

Hall

Lucille Williams, 59, Gainesville
Lucille Williams was born August 31, 1957 in Gainesville, GA. She passed away peacefully Friday, February 3, 2017 at the age of 59 from an extended illness. Lucille worked as a ...
Clifford “Buford” Wilson, age 76, of Lula, GA passed away Friday, February 3, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County, a member of White Hall Baptist Church, ...

Jackson

Doris Storey Massey, 93, Greenville, formerly of Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Doris Storey Massey, age 93, of Greenville, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 3, 2017.  Mrs. Massey was born in Jef ...
Garnett Edgar Purcell, 95, Commerce
Mr. Garnett Edgar Purcell, age 95, of Commerce, GA died Friday, February 3, 2017 at University Nursing and Rehab Center.  Mr. Purcell was born in Commerce to the late Curtis a ...

Other

Teresa Tolbert Brewer, 49, Dewy Rose
Teresa Tolbert Brewer, age 49, of Dewy Rose passed away Friday, February 3, 2017. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. In ...
Daniel J. Hanlon, 88, Marietta
Mr. Daniel J. Hanlon, Jr. 88, of Marietta, GA passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017.  A St. Paul, MN native, he was born on May 6, 1928 to the late Daniel and Myrtle Foix ...

Rabun

John "JH" Crunkleton, 92, Clayton, formerly of Cornelia
Memorial services for John “J.H.” Crunkleton, age 92 of Clayton and formerly of Cornelia will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:00 PM from the First Baptist Chu ...

White

Lera Black, 91, Cleveland
Lera Mae Hooper Black passed away peacefully at her home on February 3, 2017 at the age of 91.  Lera was born in White County, Georgia on March 27, 1925 to the late Grant and ...
Edgar Brummett, 71, Sautee
Edgar Brummett, age 71 of Sautee, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017. Mr. Brummett was born on January 26, 1946 in Unicoi, Tennessee, to the late Andrew and Rosalind Grinds ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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