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Local Obits for Thu. Oct 12th, 2017

Dawson

Evelyn Shaw Waldrep, 89, Flovilla
Evelyn Shaw Waldrep, 89, of Flovilla, GA, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday October 12, 2017 at Dream Catcher following a period of declining health. Born October 31 ...

Gwinnett

Lois Grissom Dow, 82, Buford
Lois Grissom Dow, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward W. Dow, Sr.; and son, Danny Cofer. Mrs. Dow is s ...
Albert T. Vannerson, Jr., age 85, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, October 12, 2017. A graveside service will be held Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the Mausoleum Chapel at Pe ...

Hall

Felix DeSantiago Acosta, 55, Gainesville
Mr. Felix DeSantiago Acosta, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Fri ...
Gayle Moon Johnson, 74, Murrayville
Gayle Moon Johnson, age 74, of Murrayville, GA passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Holmes Moon and Sara Emma Garner Moon. Mrs ...
William Aaron Hulsey, 85, Oakwood
 Mr. William Aaron Hulsey, age 85 of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Braselton, following an extended illness. Funer ...

Jackson

Shavon Griffin Moore, 37, Commerce
Shavon Griffin Moore, age 37, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017. She was preceded in death by her mother, Penny Dyer Griffin. Mrs. Moore is survived by her hus ...

Lumpkin

Bonnie Lou Wimpy, 88, Dahlonega
Mrs. Bonnie Lou Wimpy, age 88 of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017. Mrs. Wimpy was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  She was born on Novemb ...

Other

Robert Elmer Raybon, 81, Wendell, NC
Robert Elmer Raybon (81) of Wendell, NC died at Stephens County Hospital in Toccoa, GA on Thursday, October 12, 2017.  He had been in declining health for several weeks. He ...
Former Georgia Supreme Court chief justice dies from virus
A former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court has died
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died