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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 28th, 2017

Forsyth

Nina Cooper Collins, 78, Cumming
Nina C. Collins, 78, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s.  She was born in Corinth, MS in 1939. She is preceded in deat ...
Mr. John A. Cowart, Sr., 91, passed away on June 28, 2017. He was a United States Navy veteran who saw combat service in the Pacific during WWII. He is predeceased in death by his ...

Gwinnett

Charles Edward “Charlie” Cofield, age 91, of Dacula, GA, died June 28, 2017. A graveside service will be held Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM at North Atlanta Memori ...
Charles “Chuck” Thomas Norwood, 64, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 28th 2017 in his home in Dacula, GA with his wife, Dianna Gates Norwood, by his side. F ...

Hall

Millie Dye, 72, Gainesville
Millie Dye, 72, of Brooksville, Florida, was surrounded by her family when she went to be with her Lord June 4th after a brief struggle with Cancer. Millie graduated from North ...
Ruby Norris Shockley, age 80, of Lula, Ga. passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.  Visitation will be Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 4-8 pm a ...
Tekeila Calloway, 35, Gainesville
Miss Tekeila Calloway, 35, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017.           Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced. ...
Norman David Davis, 77, Gillsville
Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday July 1, 2017 at Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery for Norman David Davis, age 77 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Da ...
Evelyn Braswell Jauch, 86, Flowery Branch
Evelyn Braswell Jauch, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Verlie Mae Moore Braswell; brothers, ...
Joseph "Joey" Donald Kerns, 37, Gainesville
Joseph (Joey) Donald Kerns, 37, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on June 28, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017 on the Chapel of Memo ...
Patricia Ann Walter, 74, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Walter, 74 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday June 28, 2017 at her residence. ?Born in Gary, Indiana, Ms. Walter had lived in Hall County since 1970.  She wa ...

Jackson

Fay Edna Lacey, 87, Commerce
Fay Edna Lacey of Jack, AL formerly of Commerce passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Medical Center Enterprise.  She was 87. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Su ...
Agnes Marlene Richey, 92, Commerce
Agnes Marlene Richey, age 92, of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at her residence.   Born on November 20, 1924 in Danielsville, GA she was the daughter of ...
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
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.