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Local Obits for Tue. Dec 26th, 2017

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Robert Lee King, 51, Winder
Robert Lee King, 51, of Winder passed away December 26, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home ...

Dawson

Charles E. Fletcher, 75, Dawsonville
Charles E. Fletcher, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday December 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness. Born March 14, 1942 in Moulton, Ala ...
Terry L. Sams, 71, Dawsonville
Terry L Sams, 71, of Dawsonville, Ga., died December 26th, 2017. Mr. Sams was born November 22, 1946, in Ashville, NC to Howard and Louise Sams. He attended North Buncombe Hi ...

Gwinnett

Nettie Jean Reeves, 78, Loganville
Nettie Jean Reeves, age 78, of Loganville, GA, died Tuesday, December 26, 2017. A memorial service will be held Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial C ...
Elizabeth Arlene Wiley, age 60, of Buford, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. She was a member of First Redeemer Church. Arlene was a retired school teacher, retiring in 20 ...

Habersham

Zelda Brooks(Knight) Ferguson, age 76 of Cornelia, passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. Born in Rosman, North Carolina on October 20, 1941, she was the daughter of the lat ...

Hall

Harry Neal Douglas, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Harry Neal Douglas, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. No Services will be held. Mr. D ...
Frances Locke, 87, Gainesville
Frances Locke, 87 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017. She is survived by her son and fiancé, Grady Carlisle and Sherry Craft of Temple; son, Melvin Loc ...
Billy Joe Meeks, 76, Gaines
Billy Joe Meeks, age 76, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. No Services will be held. Mr. Meeks was ...
Clara Mae Crawford Palmer, 89, of Oakwood passed away on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Waterford of Oakwood. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December ...
Peron Walley, 58, Gainesville
Peron Walley, 58, of Gainesville passed away December 26, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA ...

Jackson

Donald Frank Brush, 96, Hoschton
Mr. Donald Frank Brush, age 96, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in the Chapel of Memor ...
William Ray Turner Sr., 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of William Ray Turner, Sr., age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, December 26, 2017.  Mr. Turner was born in Ports ...

Lumpkin

Nellie G. Derrick, 87, Dahlonega
Mrs. Nellie Gibson Derrick, age 87, of Lawrenceville formerly of Dahlonega, passed away December 26, 2017 following an extended illness. Mrs. Derrick was born in Dahlonega, GA ...
James Robert "Bob" Nicely, 80, Dahlonega
James Robert “Bob” Nicely, 80, of Dahlonega passed away Monday December 25, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born March 6, 1937 to the late James an ...

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Joyce Pace, 84, Smyrna
Mrs. Joyce Pace, age 84, of Smyrna passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Gateway Gardens, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 29, ...
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...