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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 10th, 2017

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Mark Leon Stephens, 56, Winder
Mr. Mark Leon Stephens, age 56 of Winder, passed away on Sunday September 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services will be h ...

Gwinnett

Sarah Nell Smith Cason, 88, Lawrenceville
Sarah Nell Smith Cason, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Sunday, September 10, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM ...
Mickey M. Croy, 61, Buford
Mickey M. Croy, age 61, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Maynard Croy; mother, Dorothy Hamrick; and sister, Tina C. ...
William Byron “Bill” Phillips, 90, Hartwell formerly of Buford
William Byron “Bill” Phillips, age 90, of Hartwell, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Tony Phill ...

Habersham

Mrs. Becky Inez Chambers Dill, age 59, of Alto, GA died Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Dill was born in Commerce to the late George and Muad ...
Jeanette Broeker Pickle, 78, Mt. Airy
Jeanette Broeker Pickle, 78, woke up in the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday September 10, 2017, at approximately 12:30PM. She will be dearly missed by her Knight in Shini ...
Harris Wilson, 77, Alto
Harris “Pops” Wilson, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Born in Hall County, Georgia on April 4, 1940, he was a son of the late Harvey Rosco ...

Hall

Marcia Ann Smith McDuffie, 72, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017.  She was surrounded by her loving family. A Memorial Service will be held at Blac ...
Vicky McSwain Passmore, Gainesville
Mrs. Vicky McSwain Passmore of Gainesville, Ga. went to her heavenly home Sunday September 10, 2017 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Saturday September ...

Jackson

Cora Lee Clodfelter, 91, Jefferson
Cora Lee Clodfelter age 91 of Jefferson passed away Sept. 10, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mrs. Clodfelter was born March 9, 1926 in Habersham County ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Christina Danielle Hamilton, age 27, of Nicholson, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mrs. Hamilton was born in ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Benjamin Fred “Benny” Freeland, age 72, of Dahlonega passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Pruitt Health and Rehab in Buford. Born in Hoschton, Georgia on ...

Other

Johnny Scales, 85, Woodstock formerly of Cleveland
Johnny B. Scales, 85, of Woodstock, Ga, passed away peacefully on Sept. 10, 2017 surrounded by loved ones.  The funeral service will be held Sunday, September 17, 2:00pm ...

White

Charles Stanton "Bud" Nix, 74, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Stanton “Bud” Nix, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mr. Nix was born to the late Charlie and Ruby Etris Nix.  Mr. Nix w ...
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