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Local Obits for Thu. Jan 19th, 2017

Dawson

Joyce “Granny” Foster began her eternal life on January 19, 2017. She leaves family and friends here that she dearly loved and went to meet family and friends that h ...

Forsyth

George R. Miller, 72, Cumming
George R. Miller, age 72 of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Born in Chicago, IL on January 30, 1944, he was a son of the late Anthony and Mae Kiss Miller. Mr ...
Richard John Sands, 87, Cumming
  Richard John Sands, 87 of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday January 19, 2017. He was born in Medford, MA on July, 13, 1929 to John Anthony Sands and Eva Dolores Sa ...

Habersham

Tori Paige Dodd, 22, Clarkesville
Tori Paige Dodd, age 22 of the Hollywood Community, Clarkesville, Georgia. Our beautiful, talented, and loving Tori Paige Dodd was born March 9, 1994 in Stephens County Hospit ...
Arthur Joseph Wade, 78, Cornelia
Arthur Joseph Wade, age 78 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017. Born in Habersham County on December 11, 1938, he was a son of the late Rever Wade and Maebelle T ...

Other

Joe Miller “Jim” Jones, 85 of Ringgold, GA, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2017. Jim was born on May 27, 1931 in Ohatchee, AL and departed this life at Northe ...

Stephens

Dustin Michael Hill, 18, Toccoa
Mr. Dustin Michael Hill, age 18 of 4304 Nub Garland Road, Toccoa passed away Friday, January 19, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. A son of Michael Hill an ...
Timothy Paul Pressley, 53, Toccoa
Timothy Paul Pressley   Mr. Timothy Paul Pressley age 53 of 4225 Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa passed away Thursday January 19, 2017 at his residence.   A son of the Pe ...

White

George Thomas Warwick, 63, Cleveland
George Thomas Warwick, age 63, of Cleveland passed away Thursday January 19, 2017. Mr. Warwick was born in White County the son of the late Oscar B. and Marie Brown Warwick. &nb ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...