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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 23rd, 2017


Miss Adalynn Aliyse Coronado, age 3, of Winder passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017.  Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 28, 2017 in the Chapel of ...
D.J. Thompson, 78, Winder
D. J. Thompson, age 78, of Winder, GA passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-three years, Clara Boggs Thompson; parents, John an ...


Doris Rebecca Russell, 77, Cumming
Doris Rebecca Russell, age 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017. She was born in 1940, to the late Chester and DeLena Lacey. Doris retired from the Civil Ser ...


Dominick T. DiPietro, 91, Buford
Dominick T. DiPietro, age 91 of Buford, GA died Saturday, December 23, 2017. Mr. DiPietro has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Friday, December 29, 2017 at 1:0 ...
Donald Wayne Gossage, 81, Suwanee
Donald Wayne Gossage, age 81 of Suwanee, GA passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Autumn Leaves of Sugarloaf assisted living memory care community in Suwanee, GA following an ...


Dorothy Bramlett, 94, Demorest
Dorothy Bramlett, age 94 of Demorest, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Habersham Medical Center.  Born in Habersham County on July 5, 1923, she was a daughter of ...


Myra Clentontyne Cockerham, 87, Gainesville
Myra Clentontyne Cockerham, 87, of Gainesville, GA and formerly of Enterprise, AL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23, 2017 in Gainesville. She joined her husband, Ra ...
Robert Howell Steadman, 87, Flowery Branch
Robert Howell Steadman, 87 of Flowery Branch passed away Friday December 23, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday December 29, 2017 at the Po ...
Robert Howell Steadman, 87, Flowery Branch
Robert Howell Steadman, 87 of Flowery Branch passed away Friday December 23, 2017 at his residence. Born in Westminster, South Carolina, Mr. Steadman had lived in Hall County fo ...


Carolyn Imogene Duckworth, 72, Jefferson
Carolyn Imogene Duckworth, age 72, of Jefferson, GA passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   She is survived by her s ...
Inez Barron Mize, 90, Commerce
Mrs. Inez Barron Mize, age 90, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Bountifull Hills Personal Care Home.  Mrs. Mize was born in Clarksville to the late James Co ...
Donald Lee Robarts, 43, Carnesville
Donald Lee Robarts, age 43 of Carnesville, GA passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017.   Born in Tampa, FL on Aug. 19, 1974, Mr. Robarts was the son of the late Arthur J. &l ...


Paul William Shirley, 83, Dahlonega
Paul William Shirley, 83, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday December 23, 2017 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born February 2, 1934 to the late Talley a ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...