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Local Obits for Sat. Dec 30th, 2017

Banks

Bridgett Beck Watts, 70, Maysville
Mrs. Bridgett Beck Watts, age 70, of Maysville, GA died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Watts was born in Clayton, GA to the late Herman Beck and Louise Ma ...

Forsyth

Paul Von Ward, Cumming
Paul Von Ward, MPA, MSc, author, diplomat, minister and US Navy officer, passed away in his home in Cumming, Georgia, on December 30, 2017.  He is survived by his wife Tonette ...
Connie Barrentine Hampton, age 64, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017. Survivors include her children, Eric (Rachel) Hampton, Matt (Jenn) Hampton; grandchil ...

Habersham

Roxanne Wooten McIntyre, 48, Clarkesville
Roxanne Wooten McIntyre, age 48, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Mrs. McIntyre was born on December 20, 1969 in Toccoa, Georgia ...
Estee Thompson, 95, Alto
Estee Thompson, age 95, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017. Mr. Thompson was born on October 28, 1922 in Alto, Georgia to the late Samuel and Flora ...

Hall

Mary Ellen Chambers (Ma) Rogers June 27, 1927-December 29, 2017 Ma Rogers passed away early Friday morning at NGMC after an extended illness.  She was preceded in dea ...
Florrie Nell (Flossie) Southers, age 90 of Gainesville passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the Bell-Minor Home, Gainesville. Funeral Services will be held 2: ...

Lumpkin

Julia M. Garner, 65, Dahlonega
It is with great sadness that the family of Julia M. Garner, of Dahlonega, announces the passing of our precious sister, beloved wife and mother on December 30, 2017, at the age of ...
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