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Local Obits for Thu. Dec 7th, 2017

Dawson

Eunice Dora Grogan, 84, Dawsonville
Eunice Dora Grogan, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017.  A member of Shady Grove Baptist Church, she is preceded in death by her husband, W.D. Grogan, a ...

Forsyth

Joseph Alan Cervenka, 54, Cumming
Joseph Alan Cervenka, 54, of Cumming passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. His remains were cremated and no services are planned at this time. Ingram Funeral Home & Cre ...
Lydia Esther Carrion Rodriguez, 83, of Cumming, GA passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017.  Born February 3, 1934 in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, Mrs. Rodriguez had lived in Cumming f ...

Habersham

Hank Lark, 82, Demorest
Hank Lark, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017. Mr. Lark was born on February 10, 1935 in Commerce, Georgia to the late Henry Earl Lark, Sr. a ...
George F. Bryson, 65, Alto
Brother George F. Bryson, age 65, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Thursday, December 7, 2017. George was born on March 8, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was preceded ...

Hall

William (Bill) Benson Dobson, 78, Gainesville
William (Bill) Benson Dobson, 78, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away, Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing home.   Bill’s cremated remains will be in ...
James Michael (Mike) Head, 69, Gainesville
James Michael "Mike" Head, 69 of Gainesville passed away Thursday December 7, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Gainesville, Ga., January 12, 194 ...
James Homer Karr, 74, Chestnut Mountain
Mr. James Homer Karr, age 74, of Chestnut Mountain passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. F ...
Avis Bell Norris, 89, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday December 9, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Avis Bell Norris, age 89 of Gainesville. The Rev. Darryl Wo ...

Jackson

Mr. Clarence Timothy “Tim” Gilstrap age 65 of Commerce passed away on Thursday December 07, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living in Jefferson, Ga. Graveside services are ...

Other

Mary A. Weir, 86, Livermore, California
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary A. Weir, age 86 of Livermore, California who entered into rest Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  Mrs. Weir was born in Erath Cou ...
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...