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Local Obits for Tue. Oct 3rd, 2017

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James Grady Higgins, 84, Winder
James Grady Higgins, age 84, of Winder, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Eddy Lamar Holbrook; daughter, Dwyna Christine Elinburg; pa ...

Dawson

Junior Higgins, 83, Dawsonville
Junior Higgins, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 3, 2017 at Emory University Hospital following a short illness. Born July 25, 1934 in Forsyth County to the late R ...

Forsyth

Annette Green Albert, 52, Cumming
Annette Green Albert, age 52, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Memorial services will be held Sunday, October 15th at 3:00 pm at Nix Bridge Park in Dawsonville. ...
Sheridan Ashley Dancy, 69, Cumming
Sheridan Ashley Dancy, age 69, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Trevor Townley. Survivors include her husband, Roy Dancy o ...
J.W. Holbrook, 92, Cumming
J.W. Holbrook, age 92, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was a lifetime member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church.  J.W. was a United States Army Air ...

Gwinnett

Jo Anne Koenig, 78, Buford
Mrs. Jo Anne Koenig, age 78, of Buford passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, October ...

Habersham

Barbara Morrison Moore, 86, Clarkesville
Barbara Morrison Moore, age 86, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Moore was born on August 22, 1931, in Jack ...

Hall

Barbara Jean Bryant, 83, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday October 6, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Barbara Jean Bryant age 83 of Gainesville. The Rev. David Smith will o ...
Billy "Bill" Melvin Lipscomb, 85, Gainesville
Billy M. “Bill” Lipscomb, age 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully at 10:03 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. A lifelong resident of Gainesville, Bill ...

Jackson

John William Hasenauer, 58, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of John William Hasenauer, age 58, of Nicholson GA, who passed away on Tuesday October 3, 2017. John was born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania a s ...

Lumpkin

Daniel Lee “Bo” Brantley II, age 41, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Daniel was born in Atlanta on July 9, 1976 to the late Daniel Lee and Bren ...
Vernell Peck, 89, Dahlonega
Vernell Peck age 89 of Dahlonega passed away on October 3, 2017.  Mrs. Peck was a lifetime resident of Hall and Lumpkin Counties.  She was a member of Yellow Creek Baptis ...

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Susie Jeanette Kesler Burrell, 86, South Carolina
Mrs. Susie Jeanette Kesler Burrell, age 86 of 130 Burrell Drive, Westminster, South Carolina passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. A daughter of the ...
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died