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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 9th, 2017

Forsyth

Wayne Jackson, 71, Cumming
Wayne Jackson, age 71, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017.  He was a beloved husband, son and father. Wayne was an active member of Mountain Lake Church in Cumm ...
Walter Porter, 90, Cumming
Walter Porter, age 90, and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Walter was a member of Salem Baptist Church and had served as a deacon for 63 ...

Gwinnett

Millie Jane Holman, 70, Buford
Millie Jane Holman, age 70, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Millard and Iona Holman; and brother, John Holman. She ...
Warren Jackson Kenerly, 82, Loganville
Warren Jackson Kenerly, age 82, of Loganville passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Mr. Kenerly was a graduate from Tucker High School in 1952.  He attended UGA, Mercer, G ...

Habersham

Gail C. Gunnels, 76, Clarkesville
Gail C. Gunnels, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Mrs. Gunnels was born on November 10, 1940 in Demorest, Georgia to the late Ford and ...
Hettie L. Jones, 86, Cornelia
Hettie L. Jones, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 following an extended illness. Mrs. Jones was born on June 20, 1931 in White County, Ge ...

Hall

Shaw Carter, 24, Gainesville
Shaw Malcolm Carter, 24, passed away on August 8th, 2017, in Athens, Georgia.  Shaw was born on January 1st, 1993, in Atlanta, Georgia.  Born with a congenital heart defe ...
Mrs. Mildred “Mickie” Bowen Kennedy passed away August 9, 2017 after a brief illness.  She was born January 29, 1921 in Bulloch County Georgia to the late Rowe Dol ...
Linda Seipel Menendez, 63, Gainesville
Mrs. Linda Seipel Menendez, age 63, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by family. Private Services will be held. Mrs. Menendez ...
Joan Caroline Pichetto-Krack, 87, Gainesville
Joan Caroline Pichetto-Krack, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on August 9, 2017. Services will be held at a later date in Lodi, California. Memorial Park North.

Jackson

James Pittman Harris, 79, Jefferson
Mr. James Pittman Harris, age 79, of Jefferson, GA died Wednesday, August 9, 2017.  Mr. Harris was born in Jefferson to the late Joseph Leon and Effi Inez Walker Harris.  ...

Other

Mrs. Mary Louise Roberts Hardman, 91, of Ila, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 09, 2017, at her home. Mrs. Hardman was born in Comer, GA on April 30, 1926, daughter of the la ...
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