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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 3rd, 2018

Dawson

Raymond ‘Scooter’ Cox, of ‘The Hill’ Dawsonville, GA, departed this life Monday, September 3, 2018. He is survived by wife Amy Sperry Cox, sisters Virgin ...

Forsyth

Reba Joyce Koon, 81, Cumming
Reba Joyce Koon, age 81, of Cumming, GA, formerly of Mooresville, NC, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 3, 2018. Reba was born in 1937, to the late Parnell and Julia Lewi ...
Estell Tidwell Venable, 91, Cumming
Estell Tidwell Venable, 91, of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on September 3, 2018. Estell was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She attended J. Allen Couch Grammar ...
Kenneth Roscoe Witherow, 54, of Cumming passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018.  A member of Spirit Baptist Church in Dawsonville, Mr. Witherow was well loved by everyone aroun ...

Gwinnett

Dolores "Dot" (Samples) Williams, 77, Clarksville, TN formerly of Sugar Hill
Dolores "Dot" (Samples) Williams, 77, formerly of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away peacefully in her residence in Clarksville, TN on September 3, 2018. She is preceded in d ...

Habersham

Lee Roy Brookshire, 78, Baldwin
Lee Roy Brookshire, age 78 of Baldwin, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. Born in Demorest, Georgia on April 22, 1940 to the late Ausborn and Bonnie Burrell Brookshire. H ...
Mary Lawson Littlejohn, 83, Cornelia
Mary Lawson Littlejohn, age 83 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. Born in Obion, Tennessee on May 24, 1935 to the late Edward Thomas Lawson and Lydia Onna V ...

Hall

David Perry, 68, Flowery Branch
David Perry, 68, of Flowery Branch, died Monday September 3, 2018. Born September 23, 1949, he lived in Hall County all of his life.  David was a family man, raising Jennif ...
James Henry (Jimmy) Steptoe, 86, Gainesville
James Henry Steptoe (Jimmy) passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018 at New Horizons North in Gainesville, Georgia at the age of 86. Jimmy is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ramo ...
Leon Jackson Crow, 91, Flowery Branch
Leon Jackson Crow, age 91, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Karen Mosely; and parents, Jim and Edit ...

Lumpkin

Dawn Carolyn Oakley, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Dawn Carolyn Oakley, age 70, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, September 3, 2018. Dawn was born in Valdosta on April 2, 1948 to the late Bob and Robbie Garner Weldy.  I ...

Other

Beverly Ann Waters, 73, Geismer, LA
Beverly Ann Waters, 73, of Geismar, LA passed away September 3, 2018 in Baton Rouge, LA.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at N ...
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
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.