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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 2nd, 2017

Dawson

Harriet Bagwell Gilleland, 74, Dawsonville
Harriet Bagwell Gilleland, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday December 2, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a sudden illness. Born December 12, 1942 in Duluth to ...

Forsyth

Marianne Griffith Wooten, age 88, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017. Survivors include her children, Laurie McCafferty of Cleveland, Mark Wooten of Cumming, Val ...
Robert Anderson Reeves, 86, Cumming
Robert Anderson Reeves, age 86, died January 2, 2018. He was born in Okeechobee, Florida, a former resident of Fort Pierce, Florida and currently Cumming, Georgia. After retirement ...

Gwinnett

  Holly Drown Hubbard passed away peacefully and gracefully on December 2nd, 2017 after losing her long and courageous battle with COPD.   Holly is survived by he ...

Hall

Thomas Baxter Rogers, 82, Gainesville
Thomas Baxter Rogers, age 82, of Gainesville passed away Saturday December 2, 2017. Survivors include his wife of 52 years of marriage JoAnn Rogers; sons Phillip Rogers of Dahloneg ...
John "Johnny" Charles Head, 65, Gainesville
Mr. John Charles Head, “Johnny” passed away following a brief illness at his home on Saturday, December 2, 2017 in Gainesville, GA at the age of 65. Johnny is surviv ...

White

Claudia P. Forrest, 72, Cleveland
Claudia P. Forrest, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, December 02, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family.   Mrs. Forest was born in Millen, Georgia on ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died