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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 27th, 2017

Gwinnett

Lenord Braxton Mickler, age 90, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Mr. Mickler is survived by his wife of fifty-three years, Barbara Cash Mickler, Buford, ...
Steven Andrew Miller, 49, Dacula
Steven Andrew Miller, age 49, of Dacula, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Mr. Miller is survived by his wife of nineteen years, Christine A. Miller, Dacula, GA; dau ...
Bob C. Ramsey, 90, Lawrenceville
Bob C. Ramsey, age 90, of Lawrenceville, GA formerly of Amarillo, Texas passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Lena Ramsey; ...

Habersham

Lewis Andrew Dill, 91, Mount Airy
Lewis Andrew Dill, age 91, of Mount Airy, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.   Mr. Dill was born on November 3, 1925 in Habersham County, Georgia to the ...

Hall

James “Jim” E. Curtis, 91, Flowery Branch
Mr. James “Jim” E. Curtis, age 91, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Gateway Gardens Assisted Living, surrounded by his family. Funeral ...
Jon Eric Hoffman, 51, Clermont
Jon Eric Hoffman age 51 died September 27, 2017 . Memorial services will be held at a later date . Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont.
  Dr. Walter Lawrence (“Bill”) Floyd, Sr., age 90 of Gainesville, GA and formerly of Durham, NC passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Lanier Village E ...
Joseph (Joe) Clinton Sweetman, 61 of Gainesville, GA, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Joe was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to William and Betty Sweetman. He marri ...
Thomas David Worley, Jr., 79, Gainesville
Thomas David Worley Jr., age 79, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday September 27, 2017. Survivors include his wife Karla Worley; sons John Nagy and Curtis Nagy; daughters Brandy ...

Jackson

C. Robert “Bob” Bates, 90, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. C. Robert “Bob” Bates, age 90 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  Mr. Bates ...

Lumpkin

Mark Anthony Dacus, 56, Dahlonega
Mr. Mark Anthony Dacus, 56, of Dahlonega passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...

Rabun

James Hicks Wilbanks, 93, Lakemont
James Hicks Wilbanks, age 93, of  Lakemont, Georgia, passed away on September 26, 2017. He was born the eldest child of the late Marlor and Wilda Wilbanks in 1924. As a you ...
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
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.