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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 6th, 2018

Banks

J.L. Carroll, 73, Gillsville
J.L. Carroll, age 73 of Gillsville, GA passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born on Sept. 18, 1944 in Jefferson, GA, he was the son of the late Tom and Gladys Jackson Carr ...

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Betty Jean Gerber (Tennant), born July 13, 1935 in Peoria, Illinois and passed away on September 6, 2018 after a long illness, now reunite ...

Dawson

Vaudell Carter Sosebee, 93, Dawsonville
Vaudell Carter Sosebee, 93, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday September 6, 2018 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born November 3, 1924 ...

Forsyth

Mary Margaret Anderson, 83, Cumming
Mary Margaret Anderson, age 83, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018.  Mary is survived by her husband of 65 years, Leonard William Anderson; her tw ...

Gwinnett

Florence Wilson King, 98, Buford
Mrs. Florence Wilson King, age 98, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank King; parents, Arthur and Nancy Wilson; da ...

Habersham

Hazel Ann Chosewood Lewallen, age 81 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born in Alto, Georgia on June 30, 1937 to the late William Thomas Chosewood and Ethe ...

Hall

Deborah Yvonne Altenburg, 67, Gainesville
Deborah Yvonne Altenburg, age 67 of Gainesville passed away Thursday September 6, 2018. Memorial services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Saturday September 15, 2018 at 7817 Duncan ...
Harold James Clarke, 72, Gainesville
Harold James Clarke, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018.  Mr. Clarke was born to the late Herman and Cleo Smallwood Clarke.  He was also pre ...

Jackson

JoAnn "Jody" Savage Wetherford, age 73, of Braselton passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Lawson Fu ...

Lumpkin

Wayne Dills, 64, Dahlonega
Mr. Wayne Dills, age 64, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. Wayne was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on May 1, 1954 to the lat ...

Other

Lawrence Neal “Pete” Gunn, age 69 of Dallas, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on July 22, 1949 to the late Donald E ...

White

Bobby Keith Helton, 72, Cleveland
Bobby Keith Helton, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Mr. Helton was born on September 21, 1945, in White County, to the late Grady and Juanita ...
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.