Local Obits for Sun. Oct 1st, 2017
Walter Everett Mason, Jr. (Walt), age 48, of Cumming, GA, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 1, 2017. He is preceded in death by his brother, Teddy Mason.
Sherry Howington Franklin, age 61, of Cornelia passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 1, 2017.
Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 13, 1956, Mrs. Franklin was th ...
Betty Ivester Frye Franklin, age 80, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017.
Mrs. Franklin was born on January 10, 1937, in Turnerville, Georgia, to th ...
Merrell Watson, age 83 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, October 01, 2017.
Born in Jackson County, Florida on March 21, 1934, he was a son of the late Connie & Ell ...
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died