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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 14th, 2017

Dawson

Teresa Johnston, 66, Dawsonville
Teresa Johnston, 66, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born June 13, 1951 in Knoxville ...

Habersham

Claudia McConnell Beck, 80, Cornelia
Claudia McConnell Beck, age 80 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on May 29, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Cecil and Zelm ...
Mariela Diego, Inf, Cornelia
Mariela Diego, infant daughter of Diego Pedro and Juana Domingo of Cornelia, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Funeral Mass is scheduled for 3:20 PM Saturday, June 17, ...
Lucille Helton, 73, Mt. Airy
Lucille Chastain Helton, age 73, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Mrs. Helton was born on August 20, 1943 in Hiawassee, Georgia to the late Rob ...
Jay McNabb, 92, Baldwin
Jay McNabb, age 92 of Baldwin, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at his residence.   Born in Oconee County, South Carolina on January 9, 1925, he was a son of the la ...

Hall

Larry Perkins, 73, Gainesville
Larry Perkins, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away peacefully at home on June 14, 2017.  Mr. Perkins was born in Zebulon, Georgia to the late Ruby and Elijah Perkins. He ea ...

Jackson

Roger Wayne Cooper, 65, Braselton
Roger Wayne Cooper, age 65, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Memorials services will be held 6:00 pm Friday, June 16, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. &nb ...
Susann Royston, 60, Commerce
Mrs. Susann Royston, age 60 of Commerce died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Royston was born in Atlanta to the late, Wayne Lee and Bonnie Carol Phillips Smal ...

Rabun

Harold Donald Morris, 79, Clayton
Harold Donald Morris of Clayton, Georgia died on June 14, 2017. He was 79 years old. Harold was born to Robert and Lucille (Hannah) Morris on April 21, 1938 in Sumter, South Caroli ...

White

William Clyde Adams, 94, Cleveland
William Clyde Adams, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017.  Mr. Adams was born January 6, 1923 in Walker County, GA to the late William Wesley Adams an ...
Charles Edward Barfield, 85, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Edward Barfield age 85 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday June 14, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mr. Barfield was born on February 29, 1932 to the ...
Edna Henderson, 78, Cleveland
Mrs. Edna Henderson,daughter of the late John Coleman and Beatrice Coleman. Edna passed awaypeacefully on June 14th, 2017, in Cleveland Georgia. Edna dedicatedher life to God and w ...
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