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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Oct 20th, 2017

Forsyth

Claud Chester Summers, III. , age 71, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Claud served proudly for 7 years in the United States Marine Corps. He is survived ...

Habersham

Carl Cook, 85, Alto
Carl Cook, age 85 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017. Born on December 11, 1931 in Alto, Georgia, he was a son of the late B.W. and Lessie Wade Cook. Mr. Cook was ...

Hall

Michael (Mike) Anderson, 77, Gainesville
Michael “Mike” Anderson, age 77, of Gainesville, GA went home to be with our Lord on October 5, 2017. A  Celebration of Life will be held Monday October 23, 201 ...

Jackson

Stanley Paul Morrison, 54, Commerce
  Mr. Stanley Paul Morrison, age 54, of Commerce died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional.  Mr. Morrison was born in Alexandria, LA ...
Miles J. Williams, 63, Talmo
Mr. Miles J. Williams, age 63, of Talmo, GA, formerly of Suwanee, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at Emory University Hospital.  Mr. Williams was born in Duluth to the late Char ...
Leslie Cain Campbell, 85, Hoschton
Leslie Caine Campbell, age 85, of Hoschton passed away Friday, October 20, 2017.  Memorial services with military honors will be held 2:00 pm Monday, October 23, 2017 at Jeffe ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jacqueline Elsie Sharik Phillips, age 84 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, October 20, 2017.  Mrs. Phillips was ...
Rev. Jerry Smith, 76, Commerce
Rev. Jerry Smith age 76 of Commerce passed away Friday Oct. 20, 2017 at his residence.   Rev. Smith was born in Ila on July 26, 1941 to the late William Jewell Smith, Sr. &a ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Henry Black Jr, 90, Dahlonega
Thomas Henry Black Jr., age 90, of Dahlonega passed away at his home on October 20, 2017.  Tom was a member of Dahlonega United Methodist Church. Throughout his life Tom enjoy ...

Stephens

Mrs. Patsy Ann McCurley Westmoreland age 72 of 1147 Skyline Drive, Toccoa passed away Friday October 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Jesse R ...
Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73
Singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73 after spending days on a ventilator due to the coronavirus in Nashville, Tennessee
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died