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Local Obits for Mon. Dec 11th, 2017

Barrow

Willie Michael Simmons, age 66, of Winder passed away Monday, December 11, 2017.  Mr. Simmons served in the United States Army.  Survivors include his son Coleman Simmons ...

Dawson

Keith Yearwood, 50, Dawsonville
Keith Yearwood, age 50, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017. He attended Etowah Baptist Church in Dawsonville, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ha ...

Forsyth

Mary Jo Bettis, 84, Cumming
Mary Jo Bettis, age 84, departed this life on December 11th, 2017 following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruell Bettis and her parents, J. L. Robbs ...

Gwinnett

Linda Dianne Cash, 69, Lawrenceville
Linda Dianne Cash, 69, passed away on November 11, 2017 in Lawrenceville, GA. She was born on October 30, 1948 in Atlanta, GA to Marion and Corene Roberts. Linda grew up in T ...

Habersham

Naomi "Bug" F. Campbell, 78, Cornelia
Naomi "Bug" F. Campbell, age 78, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 11, 2017, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Campbell wa ...
Bessie Wix Poole, 76, Alto
Bessie Wix Poole, age 76, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017. Ms. Poole was born on January 29, 1941, in Lafayette, Tennessee, to the late Ernie and Clar ...

Hall

Mary Fae Jackson Smith, 100, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday December 14, 2017 at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Mary Fae Jackson Smith, age 100 of Gainesville. The Rev. Brian Malcolm, Rev. ...
Inez Scott Hulsey, 90, Gainesville
Inez Scott Hulsey, 90, of Gainesville,  passed away on Monday, December 11th, 2017. Inez spent her early childhood in south Georgia and moved to northern Hall County at a y ...
Ms. Eunice Mattielee Scarbrough Miller, at age 96, is at peace with the Lord on December 11, 2017. Born March 10, 1921 in Upshur County, Texas, later moving to San Leon, Kemah a ...

Jackson

Q.D. Hubbard, Sr, 95, Commerce
Q.D. Hubbard, Sr age 95 of Commerce passed away December 11, 2017 at Brookside Assisted Living.   Mr. Hubbard was born May 16, 1922 in Homer to the late Ezekiel & E ...

Rabun

Stacey Claire Elizabeth Jenkins Welch, age 59, of Mountain City, Georgia, passed away on December 11, 2017. Stacey was the daughter of Jesse James Jenkins and the late Mabel Sil ...

Stephens

Paul Curtis Whitworth, 42, Toccoa
Mr. Paul Curtis Whitworth, age 42 of 92 Branch Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at his residence.   A son of Audrey Hulsey Whitworth and the ...
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