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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 6th, 2017

Dawson

Van Keifer Skelton, III, 63, Dawsonville
Van Keifer Skelton, III, 63, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday August 6, 2017. Born March 10, 1954 in Miami, Florida to the late Van and Dorothy Skelton, he had lived in Dawson ...

Forsyth

Maria Amelia Gerez Dewey, 70, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at her residence.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. ...

Gwinnett

John Anthony Gallucci, 68, Auburn
John Anthony Gallucci, age 68, of Auburn, Georgia passed away unexpectedly early Sunday morning, August 6, 2017. He leaves behind his beloved wife Kathleen Ann (Borden) Gallucci. ...

Hall

Lynn M. Darby, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Lynn M. Darby, age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Augu ...
Adan Cantu Gonzalez, Gainesville
Adan Cantu Gonzalez, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, August 6, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at ...
Sandra Dianne Keys, 72, Gainesville
Sandra Dianne Keys, 72, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017.  Dianne is preceded in death by her husband, Raburn Keys. Survivors include her children, Ricky a ...
Blanche Grogan Robinson, 96, of Oakwood passed away Sunday August 6, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton following a period of declining health. Born February 10, ...
James Albert Sheffield, 89, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Albert Sheffield, 89, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017 in Belton B ...
Nora Jane Williams, 73, Gainesville
Nora Jane Williams, 73, of Gainesville, died Sunday August 6, 2017.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home & Crematory, Gainesville.

Lumpkin

Nancy Jane Mullis, 44, Dahlonega
Mrs. Nancy Jane Mullis, age 44, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017 at her residence. Nancy was born in Cumming, GA to Mark and the late Katherine Weaver on Decembe ...

Other

Theo Tootle, 81, Jasper
Theo Tootle, 81, of Jasper, GA, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on August 6, 2017. Theo was the 2nd son to Harold and Lillie Tootle, born August 30, 1935 in E ...

White

David Robb, 72, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Mr. David Robb, age 72 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on August 6, 2017. 
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
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.