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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 ...
Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85
Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship football team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88
Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92
Comedian Jerry Stiller has died at 92
Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87
Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll, has died