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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 11th, 2017

Dawson

Charlene Bruce Adams, 84, Dawsonville
Charlene Bruce Adams, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 11, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 5, 1932 in Forsyth County to t ...
Judy Ann Keaton, 69, Dawsonville
Judy Ann Keaton, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 11, 2017 following a sudden illness.  Born January 4, 1948 to the late Stanley and Elizabeth Kordenbrock, Judy ...

Forsyth

Freddie Mae Ward, 75, Cumming
Freddie Mae Ward, age 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. Freddie was a member of County Line Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. While attending County Line Bap ...

Habersham

Carolyn Bellew Hallford, 85, Demorest
Carolyn Bellew Hallford, age 85 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster in Jefferson following an extended illness. ...

Hall

Mrs. Patricia Dorothy Holland Odell, 68 of Oakwood died Friday August 11, 2017 at her residence. Born in Dahlonega, Mrs. Odell had lived in Hall County for most of her life.&nbs ...
Ruby Lucille Trail, 92, Gainesville
  Mrs. Ruby Lucille Trail, 92, of Gainesville, passed away August 11, 2017 at New Horizons Lanier Park.  Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Au ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Willie Louise Crawford Crocker, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia entered into rest Friday, August 11, 2017.  Mrs. Crocker was born i ...
Bobby Ray Lee, 72, Braselton
Bobby Ray Lee, age 72, of Braselton passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.  Those that knew Bobby, know that he was a  Snapper lawnmower man.  He loved cutting grass, ...
Miriam Ross Pair, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Miriam Ross Pair, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 11, 2017.  Ms. Pair was born in Elberton, Geo ...

Lumpkin

Leona Blackwell Anderson, 84, Dahlonega
Mrs. Leona Blackwell Anderson, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.   Mrs. Anderson was a native and lifetime resident of Lumpkin County. She was ...
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.