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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 10th, 2017


Steve Whitehead, 62, Gillsville
Steve Whitehead, age 62 of Gillsville, GA passed into heaven to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Athens, GA on Dec. 2 ...


Julianne Goeringer, 62, Cumming
Julianne Goeringer, age 62, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Mildred Green. She is survived by her chi ...
Mrs. Margaret Vickers Miller age 86 of Cumming passed away on Thursday August 10, 2017 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Donald Ladan Payne, 59, Cumming
Donald Ladan Payne, 59, of Cumming passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. He was a loving father and Child of God. Donald is preceded in death by his wife, Connie Payne and his fat ...


Luvern C. Rutherford, 97, Lilburn
Luvern C. Rutherford, age 97, of Lilburn, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by husband William “Bill” Rutherf ...
Richard Julius Fribus, 98, Buford
Richard Julius Fribus, age 98, passed away on Thursday at his home in Buford, Georgia. He was born on January 28, 1919 in Union City, New Jersey. His parents were Richard Alfred an ...
George E. Mathis, 87, Buford
George E. Mathis, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Denver Mathis; parents, Bonnie and Jessie Mathis; father-in ...


James Emmett Dorweiler, 77, Cornelia
Mr. James Emmett Dorweiler, 77, of Cornelia went to be with his heavenly father on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family would like to especiall ...
Elizabeth Henderson, 95, Clarkesville
Elizabeth Henderson, age 95, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    Mrs. Henderson was born in Atlanta to the late William Wil ...
Edward Vinson, 61, Cornelia
Edward Vinson, age 61, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at his residence. Private services will be held at a later date. An online guest register is available and may be ...


Mrs. Virginia “Ginner” England Brewer, 85, of Gainesville, GA went to her heavenly home, Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudde ...
Trung Hon La, 59, Flowery Branch
Mr. Trung Hon La, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by family. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., ...
Christopher “Ryan” Stewart, 21 of Gainesville, died August 10, 2017 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident while traveling from Glacier National ...
Judy Lynn Griggs, 34, Lula
Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Sunday August 13, 2017 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Judy Lynn Griggs, 34, of Lula. Rev. Johnny Stone will officiate. Interment will follow ...
Karen Edwards Mosley, 50, Flowery Branch
Karen Edwards Mosley, age 50, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Jackie Edwards. Mrs. Mosley is survived by her c ...


Inez Perry Key, 85, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Inez Perry Key, 85, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017 in the c ...


Barbara Anne Taylor Peebles, age 72 of Cleveland passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017.  Memorial services will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM from &nbs ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.