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Local Obits for Mon. Jul 10th, 2017

Dawson

Anita Faith Jones, 47, Dawsonville
Anita Faith Jones, 47, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 10, 2017. Born March 12, 1970 in Kennett, Missouri, she had lived in Dawson County for the past 16 years having mov ...

Gwinnett

Loretta Ann (Denton) Toomey, 77 passed away on July 10, 2017, after a long battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Loretta is a resident of Buford, GA, formally of Atlan ...
Hazel D. Bryant, 81, Sugar Hill
Hazel D. Bryant, age 81, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of sixty-one years, Kenneth Bryant; She’s being ...
William Larry McCord, 81, Lawrenceville
Mr. William Larry McCord, age 81, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 under the care of Providence Hospice. He is survived by his first wife, Peggy Thomas McCord ...
Sheila Bell Seabolt Wilkerson, age 48, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ethel Hall and John Bradford, and Estella Pep ...

Hall

Rebecca Joan Mills, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Rebecca Joan Mills, age 87, formerly of Kent, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Vitas Hospice in Duluth, Georgia. A memorial service will be held on July 14, 2017 a ...
Mary Sue Sheffield, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Sue Sheffield age 78 of Gainesville passed away on Monday July 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.  Funeral services are sche ...
Arthur Swenson, 89, Gainesville
Arthur Swenson, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief period of health decline.      ...

Jackson

Annie Priscilla McClure, 81, Jefferson
Annie Priscilla McClure, age 81, of Jefferson passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0699.

Lumpkin

 Fernando Luis Muñoz Rodriguez, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral service ...
Billy Ray Hudson, 74, Dahlonega
Billy Ray Hudson, age 74, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017. Billy was the son of the late Otwell and Irene Wright Hudson.  He is also preceded in death ...
Floyd S. Lawrence, 31, Dahlonega
FUNERAL SERVICES ARE SCHEDULED  FOR 10 A.M. SATURDAY JULY 22, 2017 AT 10:00 A.M. AT WARD’S FUNERAL HOME FOR FLOYD SAMUEL LAWRENCE, 31 OF DAHLONEGA. THE REV. JAMES S ...

Other

Elizabeth (Beth) Blair Telford Long, age 69, passed away in Griffin, GA on Monday, July 10, 2017. Born on June 28, 1948, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Georg ...

White

Peter G. Bayliff, 63, Helen
Peter G.Bayliff, age 63 of Helen, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017. Pete wasborn May 24, 1954 in Ferndale, MI. Pete was known by many as “The Rock Man”, he created ...
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