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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 21st, 2017

Gwinnett

Joyce Higgins Cook, 82, Buford
Joyce Higgins Cook, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Radford Cook; parents, Carroll and Reba Higgins; si ...

Hall

Barbara Ann Horne, 77, Gillsville
Barbara Ann Horne, 77 of Gillsville passed away Thursday September 21, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Forest Park, Ga., Mrs. Horne had lived in Hall Count ...
Jacob Benjamin Hammond, 21, Gainesville
Jacob Benjamin Hammond, 21 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday September 21, 2017. He was born on January 1, 1996 in Gainesville, GA the son of Bart and Lynn Croft Hammon ...
Michael John Racki, 35, Flowery Branch
Michael John Racki, age 35, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017. He is survived his wife of seven years, Stacie Krause Racki, Flowery Branch, GA; chil ...
Patricia Ruth Derrick Wood, 85, Buford, formerly of Flowery Branch
Mrs. Patricia Ruth Derrick Wood, age 85, of Buford, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by her fami ...

Jackson

John “Herman” Kesler, 85, Nicholson
            Mr. John “Herman” Kesler, age 85, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Piedmont A ...

Other

Jason Christopher Baker, 42, Danielsville
Jason Christopher Baker, age 42 of Danielsville, GA passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at his residence. Born on October 12, 1974 in Athens, GA to Emily Smith Baker and the la ...

White

Theron S. Patterson, Sr, 77, Cleveland
Theron S. Patterson, Sr., age 77 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Patterson was born on November 1, 1939, in Ma ...
Mother of Cong. Doug Collins dies
The mother of 9th District Congressman Doug Collins died Sunday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.
Flowery Branch councilman Fred Richards dies
Flowery Branch City Councilman Fred Richards has died, officials confirmed on Thursday.
Funeral for Keith Echols scheduled Saturday
The funeral for former Hall County Tax Commissioner Keith Echols will be held Saturday at 2:00 at Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Handbag designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide
Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide in the bedroom of her Park Avenue apartment
Memorial service set for man whose public safety career spanned 40 years
A man who gave more than half his life to public safety in Jackson and Habersham counties and across Georgia will be remembered in a memorial service Thursday in Jefferson.
Former Georgia QB, Patriots RB Andy Johnson dies at 65
Former Georgia quarterback and New England Patriots running back Andy Johnson has died at 65 after a long illness
Margot Kidder, Lois Lane in the 'Superman' franchise, dies
Margot Kidder, who starred as Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in the "Superman" film franchise of the late 1970s and early 1980s, has died
Former NASCAR driver killed in Franklin County accident
A former NASCAR driver who made his home in Upstate South Carolina and his son are dead as the result of an accident early Saturday morning.