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Local Obits for Sat. Oct 21st, 2017

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Albert Franklin Corum, 76, Cumming
Albert Franklin Corum, age 76, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. He was a United States Army Veteran. Al worked at Lucent Technologies for 38 years. He is ...
Geneva Martin Hammond, 98, Cumming
Geneva Martin Hammond, age 98, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. God blessed her with a long and happy life and she loved to work in her garden and loved t ...

Hall

Mrs. Gertrude (Trudy) Luella Brown, 71, of Lula passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 in the Chapel ...
Lewis P. Lord, 95, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:30 Wednesday October 25, 2017 at  Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Rev. Lewis P. Lord, age 95 of  Gainesville. The Rev. Scott T ...

Jackson

Steven Thomas Wiley, 72, Hoschton
Steven Thomas Wiley, of Hoschton, died peacefully in Northeast Georgia Medical Center, on October 21, 2017 in Gainesville, Georgia at the age of 72. Funeral Services will be 11: ...

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Doris Gossett, 95, Lithonia
Doris Gossett of Lithonia passed away on October 21, 2017.  Born Annie Doris Burckhalter on June 25, 1922, and affectionately known as “Dee Dee”, she brought ...
Pauline Cain, 95, Dunwoody
Pauline “Penny” Cain, age 95, of Dunwoody, GA passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Forest Cain; parents, Pau ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died