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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 17th, 2018

Barrow

Christopher Dale Taylor, age 57, of Winder passed away Friday, August 17, 2018.  Mr. Taylor loved to fish, watch baseball and he also coached Dixie Youth Baseball.  He wa ...

Forsyth

Betty Inez Heard, 86, Cumming
Betty Inez Heard, age 86 of Cumming, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018. Betty loved singing. She was preceded in death by her parents, Egbert and Genelia Heard; brothers, Frank H ...
Clifford Leroy Tyson, 92, Cumming
Clifford Leroy Tyson, age 92, of Cumming, passed away on August 17, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lerah Sterling Tyson; infant son, Johnny; sisters, Aline Coleman, Lo ...

Habersham

Mary Ruth Wade Armour, age 85 of Alto, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018. Born in Alto, Georgia on April 6, 1933 to the late Lewis & Delia Ferguson Wade. Mrs. Armour re ...
Ellen Norris Elrod, 91, Demorest
Funeral services for Ellen Norris Elrod, age 91 of Demorest, will be held at 4:00 PM, Monday, August 20, 2018 at Bethel Temple Church.  Rev. Jonathan Fitzpatrick and Rev. John ...
William Stuart Seay, Jr., 78, Clarkesville
William Stuart Seay, Jr, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018, at his residence.  Born in Richmond, Virginia on August 6, 1940, he was a son of the l ...

Hall

Dr. Charles Hopkins, 87, Gainesville
Dr. Charles Hopkins passed away peacefully on Friday, August 17, after 87 years of a life lived well.  He loved his God.  He was devoted to his loving wife for 65 years.& ...
Willa Rae Patten, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Willa Rae Patten, 90 of Gainesville passed away Friday August 17, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday August 19, ...
Mary Acquin Schneider, 87, Gainesville
Mary Acquin Schneider And she said, “Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed are thou among women and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, ...

Jackson

Mr. Glendon Willard Shadburn age 83 of Talmo passed away on Friday August 17, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services are scheduled for ...

Lumpkin

Joni Flynn, 37, Dahlonega
Joni Flynn, age 37, of Dahlonega passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018.   Joni attended Lumpkin County High School and went on to graduate from the University of Nort ...

Stephens

Frances Elaine Norris, 67, Toccoa
Frances Elaine Norris, age 67, of Toccoa, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 17, 2018, after a battle of aggressive cancer. Mrs. Norris was born on July 20, 195 ...

White

Doris Ann (Rust) Griffith, 84, Cleveland
Doris Ann (Rust) Griffith. age 84 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on August 17, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Griffith's wishes were to be cremated and no se ...
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