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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 17th, 2017

Barrow

Michele Renae Wagner Vinson, 62, wife to Arthur Alan Vinson, long-time residents of Winder, Georgia, peacefully went home to her Heavenly Father early Wednesday morning May 17, 201 ...

Dawson

William Winston “Wink” Anderson, 89, of Dawsonville and Decatur passed away Wednesday May 17, 2017 in Lumpkin County following a period of declining health. Wink was ...

Gwinnett

Louis Washington, 67, Suwanee
Louis Washington, age 67, of Suwanee, GA passed away Wednesday, May 17,2017. He was preceded in death by parents, George and Hannah Washington; brothers, Joseph Washington; Robert ...

Hall

Coy Skaggs, N/A, Gainesville
Coy Skaggs quietly left his earthly home and entered into eternal peace with his Lord and Savior on May 17, 2017.  Coy was born in Hodgenville, Kentucky where he lived an ...
Anita C. Thomas Strickland, 59, Gainesville
Ms. Anita C. Thomas Strickland, 59, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 following a motorcycle accident.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m ...

Other

Virginia C. Herd, 90, Jasper
Virginia C. Herd, 90 of Jasper, GA passed away on Wednesday May 17, 2017 at the Oaks at Hampton. She was born on September 10, 1926 in Atlanta, GA the daughter of Wilmont and Be ...
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