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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 21st, 2018

Habersham

Russell "Russ" Martin Loggins, 65, Clarkesville
Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of Russell “Russ” Martin Loggins, age 65 of Clarkesville.  He passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at his home.   ...
Mara Smith, 67, Demorest
Mara Smith, age 67, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018, following an extended illness. Mrs. Smith was born on January 3, 1951, in Whitinsville, Massach ...

Hall

Ashley Nicole Allen, 39, Gaines
Ashley Nicole “Nikki” Allen, age 39 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018. Ms. Allen was born in Clayton County to Larry and Jill Allen of Cleveland. Nikk ...
Mary Patricia Cook Murray, 79, Gainesville
Mary Patricia Cook Murray, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Toccoa, Georgia. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 2:00pm in ...

Stephens

Ronald David Looney, 69, Davidson
Ronald David Looney, 69, of Davidson, formerly of Kannapolis, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at CHC-Northeast Medical Center, Concord following a period of dec ...

White

Lawrence (Larry) Allen Simser, age 88 of Sautee, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018. Mr. Simser was born in Oswego,NY to the late Jerbin and Harriet Dehm Simser. Larry was a retir ...
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