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Obituary Archive
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 ...
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment
NASCAR Modified legend Stefanik dies in plane crash
Mike Stefanik, one of two drivers in NASCAR history to win nine national series or touring championships, died Sunday in a small single-seat plane crash. He was 61.
Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies at 70
Eddie Money, the husky-voiced, blue collar rock star known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight," has died at 70
Best-selling Southern author Anne Rivers Siddons dies at 83
Anne Rivers Siddons, a best-selling Southern author known for novels "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Peachtree Road" has died