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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 ...
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