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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 22nd, 2017

Dawson

Charles Edward Woody, 83, Dawsonville
Charles Edward Woody, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Friday September 22, 2017 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born September 12, 1934 in Hall County to ...

Forsyth

Egbert Earl Bennett, 72, Cumming
Egbert Earl Bennett, 72, of Cumming passed away Friday, September 22, 2017.  A boat mechanic for many years, he enjoyed his career.  He is preceded in death by a son, Ken ...
Maria Martins, 84, Cumming
Maria Martins, 84, of Cumming passed away Thursday September 21, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born January 18, 1933, Maria had been a resident o ...

Hall

Christine Washington, 51, Gainesville
Christine Washington age 51 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 22, 2017. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Antioch Baptist Church. Vis ...
Jesus Garcia, 36, Gainesville
    Mr. Jesus Garcia, 36, of Gainesville passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017 in the ...
Ruby “Hilda" Latty, 64, Gainesville
Ruby “Hilda” Latty, age 64, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017.  Ms. Latty was born on March 18, 1953 in Gainesville, Georgi ...
Annie M. Patterson, 73, Buford
Mrs. Annie M. Patterson, age 73, of Buford passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at Emory Hospital, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, Septem ...
Jake Sanders, 68, Flowery branch
Mr. Jake Sanders, 68, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday. September 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.  Wednesday, ...

Lumpkin

George Gilbert Stinson, 53, Dahlonega
Mr. George Gilbert Stinson, age 53, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. George was born in Gainesville, GA on June 6, 1964 to the late Benny L. and Lissie Guyt ...

Other

Bobby Lamar Townley, 59, Elberton
Bobby Lamar Townley, age 59 , of Elberton, GA, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fratus and Helen Townley; wife, Deborah Miller Tow ...
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