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Local Obits for Fri. Feb 3rd, 2017

Forsyth

Theresa (Terry) Dougal, 87, Cumming
Dougal, Theresa (Terry), age 87, a resident of Cumming, GA passed away the morning of February 3, 2017 at the Gardens of Shiloh Point.  She was the youngest of nine children o ...
Millicent Joan Gann, 90, Cumming
Millicent Joan Gann, 90, of Cumming, GA passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 at her residence.  She was a member of Cumming First United Methodist Church and the Sorta Fift ...

Habersham

Margie Kimsey Lawson, 85, Cornelia
Margie Kimsey Lawson, age 85 of Cornelia, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017. Born in St. Petersburg, Florida on June 11, 1931, she was a daughter of the late James Henry a ...

Hall

Lucille Williams, 59, Gainesville
Lucille Williams was born August 31, 1957 in Gainesville, GA. She passed away peacefully Friday, February 3, 2017 at the age of 59 from an extended illness. Lucille worked as a ...
Clifford “Buford” Wilson, age 76, of Lula, GA passed away Friday, February 3, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County, a member of White Hall Baptist Church, ...

Jackson

Doris Storey Massey, 93, Greenville, formerly of Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Doris Storey Massey, age 93, of Greenville, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, February 3, 2017.  Mrs. Massey was born in Jef ...
Garnett Edgar Purcell, 95, Commerce
Mr. Garnett Edgar Purcell, age 95, of Commerce, GA died Friday, February 3, 2017 at University Nursing and Rehab Center.  Mr. Purcell was born in Commerce to the late Curtis a ...

Other

Teresa Tolbert Brewer, 49, Dewy Rose
Teresa Tolbert Brewer, age 49, of Dewy Rose passed away Friday, February 3, 2017. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. In ...
Daniel J. Hanlon, 88, Marietta
Mr. Daniel J. Hanlon, Jr. 88, of Marietta, GA passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017.  A St. Paul, MN native, he was born on May 6, 1928 to the late Daniel and Myrtle Foix ...

Rabun

John "JH" Crunkleton, 92, Clayton, formerly of Cornelia
Memorial services for John “J.H.” Crunkleton, age 92 of Clayton and formerly of Cornelia will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3:00 PM from the First Baptist Chu ...

White

Lera Black, 91, Cleveland
Lera Mae Hooper Black passed away peacefully at her home on February 3, 2017 at the age of 91.  Lera was born in White County, Georgia on March 27, 1925 to the late Grant and ...
Edgar Brummett, 71, Sautee
Edgar Brummett, age 71 of Sautee, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017. Mr. Brummett was born on January 26, 1946 in Unicoi, Tennessee, to the late Andrew and Rosalind Grinds ...
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