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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 21st, 2017

Banks

Randall Evans, 62, Maysville
Randall Evans, age 62 of Maysville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Born in Commerce, GA, Mr. Evans was the son of the late Reuben Evans and Gertrude Kitchens Grizzle. ...

Forsyth

Ruth Little Mooney, 74, Cumming
Ruth Little Mooney, 74 peacefully passed into eternal life following a period of declining health on June 21, 2017. She was born on November 28, 1942 to the late Benson and Alic ...
Billy Gene Hampton Jr., 68, Cumming
Billy Gene Hampton Jr., age 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away at home on Sunday, June 18, 2017. He was born February 10, 1949 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missou ...

Gwinnett

Robert Lee Knight, 83, Buford
Robert Lee Knight, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Agnes Coughlin Knight, Buford, GA; children, Theresa a ...
Frances Page Mays, 83, Lawrenceville
Frances Page Mays, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Mays. She is survived by her children, Charl ...

Habersham

Douglas Harold "Doug" Franklin, 69, Clarkesville
Douglas Harold “Doug” Franklin, age 69 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 following an extended illness. Born in Cl ...

Hall

James Mark Allen, 53, Gainesville
Mr. James Mark Allen, age 53 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness. Graveside services are scheduled for Sunday, J ...
Lilla "Lil" Daniels Bell, 72, Gainesville
Mrs. Lilla “Lil” Daniels Bell was born in Vienna, Georgia, on March 24, 1945, to  Lucile Foster Daniels and Damon Frank Daniels. She was the first born of seven si ...
Jane Lower, 79, Gainesville
Jane Lower, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on June 21, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Gainesville First United Method ...
Jane Fleenor Lower, 79, Gainesville
Jane Fleenor Lower passed away on June 21, 2017. Jane was hospitalized on June 4, 2017, where she was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. She succumbed to this illness ear ...
Gloria Ann Robertson, 74, Gainesville
Ms. Gloria Ann Robertson age 74 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services are s ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Ann “MeMaw” Walden Herring, age 78 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, June 21, 2017.  Mrs. ...

Lumpkin

Mary Faye Fields Dowdy, 78, Dahlonega
Mary Faye Fields Dowdy age 78 of Dahlonega passed away at Gold City Health & Rehab on Wednesday June 21st, 2017 at 4:30 am.  She was a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church ...
Kathy Lynn Lovell, 61, Dahlonega
Kathy L. Lovell, 61, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday June 21, 2017 at her residence after battling with lung cancer. She was born on June 28, 1955 in Gainesville, Ga to th ...
Judith Virginia Moore, 70, Dahlonega
Judith Virginia Moore, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Judith (Judy) was the daughter of the late James Edward and Bonnell Gilbert Parks. &nb ...

White

Helen Lorain Harkins, 66, Cleveland
Helen Lorain Harkins, age 66, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Mrs. Harkins was born May 7, 1951 in Cincinnati,Ohio.  She was a homemaker and a strong, lov ...
Phyllis Hunt, 83, Cleveland
Mrs. Phyllis Hunt, age 83, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at her daughter's residence.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Ba ...
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.