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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 30th, 2017

Banks

Moderee Ausburn Sisk, age 90, of Homer, Georgia, finished her earthly chores on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.   Mrs. Sisk was born on August 29, 1927, in Banks County, Georgia ...

Dawson

Harold Gravitt, 73, Dawsonville
Harold Gravitt, age 73, of Dawsonville, GA, formerly of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Harold was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Cumming, GA.  He wa ...

Habersham

Nancy Canup, 79, Mt. Airy
Nancy Annette Canup, age 79, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Canup was born on February 21, 1938, in H ...
Wallace D. Dahlstrand, Sr., age 87, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mr. Dahlstrand was born on February 28, 1930 in Stam ...

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Robert Ray Lingle, 73, Braselton
Mr. Robert Ray Lingle, age 73, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in the Chapel of Memoria ...
Claudine Lawson Polson, age 92 passed away peacefully August 30, 2017.  A remembrance of her life will be held at Little & Davenport Funeral Home on September 2, 2017. ...
Dorothy Benson Terrell, 99, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Dorothy Benson Terrell, age 99, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Fri ...
Juanita Varner, 77, Gainesville
Juanita Varner, age 77 of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 27,2017. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at Greater Timber Ridge Baptist Church at 11:00 AM.  &nbs ...
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