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Obituary Archive
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 ...
Oscar and Emmy-winning actor Cloris Leachman dies at 94
Cloris Leachman, a character actor whose depth of talent brought her an Oscar for the “The Last Picture Show” and Emmys for her comedic work in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and other TV series, has died
Russell Vandiver, former Lanier Tech president, dies at age 67
Russell Vandiver, former president of Lanier Technical College, passed away this week at the age of 67.
Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87
Larry King has died at age 87 after a half-century in broadcasting that included interviews with presidents, movie stars and ordinary Joes
North Georgia real estate executive Frank Norton, Sr. dies at 92
Frank Norton, Sr., a Gainesville man who spent decades in the insurance and real estate industry in North Georgia, died Tuesday at the age of 92.
Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died
The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited
Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died
Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98
Attorney, philanthropist Phillip Sartain has died
Prominent Gainesville attorney and philanthropist Phillip Bond Sartain, known for his intelligence, his sense of humor and an unwavering commitment to his community, died peacefully Monday morning, his family said. He was 62.