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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 ...
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