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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 8th, 2017

Gwinnett

Helen Mayfield Duncan, 84, Buford
Helen Mayfield Duncan, age 84, of Buford, GA and Duncan Corners Community passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her daugh ...

Hall

Sharon Renee Spiva, 52, Gainesville
Sharon Renee Spiva, 52, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away September 8, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 10, 2017 in the chapel of Memorial ...
Christiane Maria Dabney, 68, Gainesville
Christiane Maria Dabney, 68, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, September 8, 2017 at her residence.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at ...
Matha I. Lynn, 89, Gainesville
Matha I. Lynn, 89, of Gainesville died Friday September 8, 2017.   Mrs. Lynn was born November 7, 1927 in Alma, GA.,  to the late Youngie L. and Mamie Luke.   She is ...
Johnny Lee Mangum, 63, Gainesville
Johnny Lee Mangum, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, September 08, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2 ...
Dennis Thayer, 73, Gainesville
Dennis Thayer, 73 of Gainesville died Friday September 8, 2017 at his residence.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Little & ...
Dennis C. Thayer, 73, Gainesville
Dennis C. Thayer of Gainesville, GA passed away September 8th, 2017 at age 73 from metastatic cancer. Born in Orange, California, he spent his childhood moving across the country f ...
Patsy Ann Hooper Williamson, 72, Gainesville
Patsy Ann Hooper Williamson, age 72 of Gainesville, GA, passed away September 8, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Williamson was born August 5, 1945 to ...

Other

Wilma B. Underwood Cotton Holden, age 77 of Acworth, GA passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.   Born in Maysville, GA on Sept. 25, 1939, Mrs. Holden was the daughter of the ...

Stephens

Tommy Reed, 62, Toccoa
Mr. Tommy Reed age 62 of Highview Road passed away Friday September 8, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Sam and Ruby Mae Broome Westbrook, he was born on Augu ...
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86
Update: Ray Burch: Local, state poultry leader dies
A memorial service will be held Tuesday. July 10th for Ray Burch, a Gainesville man well-known in local and state poultry circles.