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Local Obits for Fri. Dec 15th, 2017

Dawson

Ruby Harben, 83, Dawsonville
Ruby Harben, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Friday December 15, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born January 10, 1934 to the late Grover and Lizzie ...

Gwinnett

Barbara Munson Orgeron, 83, Suwanee
Barbara Munson Orgeron, 83 of Suwanee, GA passed away Friday December 15, 2017. She was a beloved mother of three Bambi Holt and Randy Orgeron and Robbin Washington and grandmot ...

Habersham

Tudy Bowen, 77, Clarkesville
Tudy Bowen, age 77, received her heavenly inheritance in Christ Jesus when He called her home on Friday, December 15, 2017.    She was born on October 22, 1940 in a ...
Kase Gerald Bowman, 3 m, Alto
Kase Gerald Bowman, age 3 months, of Alto, GA passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017. Kase is survived by his parents, Brandon and Sara Teems Bowman, Alto, GA; twin sister, Andi ...
Gary Franklin "Buddy" Allen, age 83 of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 following an extended illness.   Born in Clarkesville, Georgia o ...

Hall

Nancy Gesinski Brookshire, 65, Gainesville
Nancy Gesinski Brookshire age 65, while slumbering next to the love of  her life, Dwight, peacefully left this world for a place of Glory on  Friday morning December 15 ...

Jackson

William Bryan Harbin, 66, Commerce
William Bryan Harbin, age 66, of Commerce, GA died Friday, December 15, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Harbin was born in Athens to the late Hoyt and Helen Mille ...

Lumpkin

Dr. Lawrence Joseph Sorohan (Larry) age 85 of Dahlonega, passed away peacefully at NEGMC on Friday morning December 15th, 2017. Larry was the kindest, most loving and generous p ...
David Hall, Jr., 84, Dahlonega
Mr. David Hall Jr., age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017.   Mr. Hall was born in Atlanta on October 5, 1933 to the late David Sr. and Ruth Hudson H ...

Other

Jon Phillip Johnson, 60, Danielsville
Jon Phillip Johnson, age 60 of Danielsville, GA passed away Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Atlanta, GA on March 12, 1957, he was the son of the late H ...

Stephens

Shirley Pruitt Garmon, 66, Toccoa
Mrs. Shirley Pruitt Garmon age 66 of 175 Bobby Street, Toccoa passed away Friday December 15, 2017 at her residence.   A daughter of the late Odell and Laura Mize Pruitt ...

White

James “Jimmy” Partin Jr., age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Mr. Partin was born February 5, 19 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.