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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 ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton