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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 13th, 2017

Forsyth

Iris Aycock Hamilton, 79, Cumming
Iris Aycock Hamilton, 79, of Cumming, Georgia passed away November 13, 2017 on Monday at her home. She was born in Brooklet, Georgia to the late William Lucian Aycock and the ...

Gwinnett

Emily Robertson, 42, Buford
Emily  Robertson, age 42, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Allen Skippy Robertson; grandparents, Cliff and Mari ...
Hazel White Williams, 81, Sugar Hill
Hazel White Williams, age 81, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-six years, Gene Williams; brothers, Damo ...
Joan West Jones, 89, Dacula
Joan West Jones, age 89, of Dacula, GA passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, John L. Jones, Jr. Mrs. Jones is survived ...

Habersham

Frances Freeman Barrett, age 86 of Alto passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. Born in White County on October 23, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Nellie Mae ...

Hall

Lonzo Cantrell, 73, Gainesville
Lonzo Cantrell, age 73, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on November 13, 2017. He leaves to cherish his memories his son, Lorenzo Young; four daughters: Denita Young, LaQuetta (Cha ...
Adelaide Gregory Norton, 96, Gainesville
Adelaide Gregory Norton died on November 13, 2017, at the age of 96 while a resident at The Gardens of Gainesville.  She was the youngest daughter of Cleburne E. Gregory (poli ...
Syble Bond Sims, 82, Gainesville
Syble Bond Sims, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 at her residence following a brief illness. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, Novembe ...
Glen Franklin Whitmire, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Glenn Franklin Whitmire, age 82, passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2017 surrounded by his family after a long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig Disease).    Memor ...

White

Julius Carey Highsmith, 92, Cleveland
Julius Carey Highsmith of Cleveland died on Nov. 13, 2017 at the age of 92.  Mr. Highsmith was the son of the late Rev. Elbert Highsmith and Emma Browning Highsmith. A 1944 ...
Shirley Vaughn, 81, Cleveland
Shirley Vaughn, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. Mrs. Vaughn was born May 25, 1936 in Jefferson, GA to the late Abert Ernest Gearin and Eunice Inez La ...
Carey Highsmith, 92, Cleveland
Mr. Carey Highsmith age 92, of Cleveland passed away Monday November 13, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Christine S. West, 82, Cleveland
Christine S. West, age 82, of Cleveland, formerly of Cumming, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Clark West; her son, William ...
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
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died