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Local Obits for Thu. Mar 9th, 2017

Forsyth

Dian Dane Chasteen, 78, Cumming
Dian Dane Chasteen, age 78, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Dian was a strong person and a survivor of several different kinds of cancer. She will always be ...
Wayne Hunter, 78, Cumming
Wayne Hunter, age 78, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017. He served in the United States Army and had served as a police officer in Sacramento, CA for 29 years. He gre ...

Gwinnett

James Leonard Bennett, 81, Buford
James Leonard Bennett, age 81, of Buford, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017. He was a member of Island Ford Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and ...
Promise Manuel, inf, Buford
Infant Promise Manuel, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017. She is survived by her parents, Antonio Hammon and Chryshunda Manuel; siblings, Hailey Manuel, Bailey M ...

Habersham

Dorothy C. Hames, 84, Demorest
Dorothy C. Hames, age 84, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Mrs. Hames was born on April 9, 1932, in Maysville, Georgia; a daughter of the late C.S. ...

Hall

David Norman Lee Puckett, 54 of Oakwood, GA passed Thursday, March 9, 2017.    Little& Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Ga ...
Rev. Dennis Clifford Roper, 89, Gainesville
Rev. Dennis Clifford Roper, 89, of Gainesville Georgia passed away on March 9, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...

Jackson

Charles Walter Boone, 79, Hoschton
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Walter Boone, age 79 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, March 9, 2017.  Mr. Boone was born in ...

Lumpkin

Christine Opal Grizzle, 78, Dahlonega
Christine Opal Grizzle, age 78, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017. She was a loving mother, grandmother and wife.  She also loved being outside, looki ...
Charles Lindbergh Whelchel, 89, of Dahlonega passed away March 9th of 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.  With the passing of Lindbergh Whelchel, the Dahlonega area ha ...

Stephens

Carolyn Faye Pless Brown, 73, Eastanollee
Mrs. Carolyn Faye Pless Brown age 73, of 233 Apache Drive, Eastanollee passed away Thursday March 9, 2017 at Stephens County Hospital.   A daughter of the late Rev. ...
Anne Skelton Patrick, 81, Toccoa
Mrs. Anne Skelton Patrick, age 81, of Leila Street, Seneca, S.C., passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.   A daughter of the late James ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died