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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 1st, 2017

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Thomas Douglas “Doug” Mauldin, age 69, of Auburn, GA, died Friday, September 1, 2017. A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton ...

Dawson

Sheryl Massey, 61, Dawsonville
Sheryl Massey 61, of Dawsonville, Ga passed away on August 27, 2017. She is survived by her husband Jerry of Dawsonville, children Beth Massey of Dawsonville, Amanda Massey Chan ...

Forsyth

Dorothy Nell Prince Bethune, age 72, of Cumming, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017. Dorothy was a native of Tallahassee, FL and grew up in Moultrie, GA where she graduated in 1 ...
Robert Neil Iseli, 81, Cumming
Robert Neil Iseli, age 81, of Cumming, GA passed away Thursday August 31, 2017. He was a native of Elkin, WV and a retired Butcher with Giant Food. He was also a U.S. Army veteran. ...
Krystyna Stanislawa Kozlowski, 68 of Cumming GA passed away on Wednesday August 30, 2017. She was born in Krakow, Poland on October 29, 1948 the daughter of Edward and Rozalia K ...
Ruby Nichols, 87, Cumming
Ruby Nichols 87, of Cumming, Georgia passed away surrounded by her family on August 30, 2017. She is survived by her loving husband Melvin, Nichols of Cumming, Georgia. Child ...

Gwinnett

Bailey D. O’Shields, 21, Suwanee
Bailey D. O’Shields, age 21, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 of accidental drowning.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Harol ...
Elizabeth Hughey Wetherington-  Born Aug 31, 1915 - died Sept 1, 2017. Widow of former Gospel Music legend James "Big Chief" Wetherington. Born in Mentone, AL, ...
Marjorie Lindsey White, 91, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Marjorie Lindsey White, age 91, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Friday, September 1, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris E. White; brothers, David Lindsey ...

Habersham

Grace Elizabeth Dean McCallister, age 82 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Friday, September 1, 2017 at her residence. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on September 3, 1934 to the la ...

Hall

Ronald Keith Beverly, 48, Gainesville
The family of Keith Beverly will hold a private memorial service on  Saturday, September 9th in the Chapel at First United Methodist Church of Gainesville. Keith was preced ...
William H. Ellison, 60, Gainesville
William H. Ellison age 60 of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 27, 2017. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Elaine Ellison, son Benjamin Ellison, daughter Mary Reed, si ...
Sarah Louise Head, 72, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Tuesday September 5, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Sarah Louise Head age 72 of  Gainesville. The Rev. Maxey L ...
Elinor Brogdon LeFevre, 92, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Elinor Brogdon LeFevre, 92, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Mo ...
Tambra Ann Sibson, Flowery Branch
Ms. Tambra Ann Sibson of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017. The family will receive friends 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at Memorial ...

Jackson

Charles C. Clifton, 85, Nicholson
Charles C. Clifton, age 85, of Nicholson died Friday, September 1, 2017 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional.  Mr. Clifton was born in Decatur, AL to the late, Willi ...
Charles Raymond Martin, 89, Hoschton
Mr. Charles Raymond Martin, age 89, of Hoschton passed away Friday, September 1, 2017, at his residence, surrounded by his family. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, ...
Karen J. Metcalf, 58, Hoschton
Karen J. Metcalf, age 58, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 2:30 pm Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. &n ...

Other

Gene Alden Pierce, Alpharetta
Gene Alden Pierce, 87, of Alpharetta passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 3, at 3:00 p.m. at the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel. I ...

Stephens

Sarah Jean McFarlin Kesler, age 78 of Mize Road in Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at The Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin, Ga.    A daughter of ...
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.