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Local Obits for Mon. Nov 6th, 2017

Banks

Jean Caudell Thorne, 75, Homer
Jean Caudell Thorne, age 75, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017. Mrs. Thorne was born on December 22, 1941, in Homer, Georgia, to the late John and Vassi ...
Wayne McKinney, 64, Commerce
Wayne McKinney, age 64, of Commerce, GA passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017. Mr. McKinney is survived by his wife of twenty years, Della Elrod McKinney, Commerce, GA; son and d ...

Dawson

Carol Garrett, 72, Dawsonville
Carol Garrett, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Monday November 6, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness. Born May 20, 1945 in Lumpkin County to the l ...

Habersham

Deborah Martin Brown, 60, Demorest
Deborah Martin Brown, age 60, died on Monday, November 6th, 2017 after an extended illness. Ms. Brown was born in Habersham County on October 25th, 1957. Ms. Brown was a native ...
Harold Butts, 87, Demorest
Harold Butts, age 87, of Demorest passed away Monday, November 6, 2017. Harold was born in Habersham County to the late John F. Butts and Minnie Brewster Butts.  He proudly ...

Hall

Paul Dale Sheldon, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Paul Dale Sheldon, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away November 6, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. Graveside Servic ...
Phyllis Sue Steelreath, 54, Gainesville
Phyllis Sue Steelreath, 54, of Gainesville Georgia passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at her residence. Born on May 16, 1963 in Goldsboro, NC she was the daughter of the la ...
Mark Ellis Pope, 56, Gainesville
Mark Ellis Pope, age 56, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church in Gainesville, GA. Mark will always be remem ...
Betty Jean Sylvester, 94, Gainesville
Betty Jean Sylvester age 94 of Gainesville passed away Monday November  6, 2017. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home  of Gainesville.  ...

Other

Tracy Leigh Duncan, 47, Danielsville
Mrs. Tracy Leigh Duncan, age 47, of Danielsville died Monday, November 6, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Duncan was born in Commerce to Martha Richey Smith of Commerce and the l ...
Robert Zane Jackson, 27, Comer
Robert Zane Jackson, age 27 of Comer, GA passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Athens, GA on Aug. 18, 1990, Mr. Jackson was the son of John and De ...

Rabun

Helen Moore Nichols, 88, Tiger
Helen Moore Nichols, age 88, passed away at her home in Tiger, Georgia, on November 6, 2017. She was the daughter of the late John Jefferson Moore and Betty Savannah Woodall Mo ...

White

Brilyn Hope Carter, inf, Cleveland
Brilyn Hope Carter, age 6 months, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Brilyn was born on May 5, 2017, in Gainesville, Georgia, to Christ ...
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88
Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92
Comedian Jerry Stiller has died at 92
Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87
Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll, has died
Shula, winningest coach in pro football history, dies at 90
Miami Heat president Pat Riley says there has been no better man or coach in the history of the profession than Don Shula
Jim Martin, former WDUN General Manager, dies at age 91
Former WDUN General Manager James "Jim" N. Martin, Jr. died in Fairhope, Ala. on Friday, April 24, 2020.