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Local Obits for Sat. Jun 17th, 2017

Forsyth

John C. Voerg, 59, Cumming
John C. Voerg, 59 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday June 17, 2017. He was born on August 26, 1957 in Berea, OH a son of Alfrid and Elizabeth Wintering Voerg who have both p ...
Mary W. Martin, 86, Cumming
Mary W. Martin, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017.  She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta, GA. She was a Sunday school teacher, Bib ...

Gwinnett

Cecil Gober, 89, Sugar Hill
Cecil Gober, age 89, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Ora Roach Gober; granddaughter, Kelley Canady; s ...
Jose Valdez-Huerta, 43, Lawrenceville
Jose Valdez-Huerta, age 43, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Irma Bonilla; children, Marco Valdez, Brian Valdez, Sicela V ...

Habersham

Graciela M. Martinez, 61, Cornelia
Graciela M. Martinez, age 61 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.   Born on January 15, 1956, sh ...
Margie Marie Tucker Mulvihill, age 65 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017.   Born in Christian County, Kentucky on September 22, 1952, she was a ...
Margie Tucker Mulvihill, 64, Demorest
Margie Tucker Mulvihill, age 64 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017.   Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. &n ...

Hall

Thelma Satterfield Aiken, 95, Gainesville
Thelma Satterfield Aiken, age 95, of Gainesville passed away at her residence on Saturday, June 17, 2017 due to declining health. Mrs. Aiken was born November 27, 1921, at Cleve ...
Mary Suggs, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Suggs, 82, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tu ...

Jackson

Edward Franklin Wilkes, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Edward Franklin Wilkes, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, June 17, 2017.  Mr. Wilkes was born in Danie ...

White

Troy W. York, 65, Sautee Nacoochee
Troy W. York age 65, of Sautee Nacoochee passed away Saturday June 17, 2017. Mr. York was born in Hiawassee the son of the late Willard Newt and Ellene Adams York. He was a memb ...
Sandra "Sandy" Ridgeway, 68, Cleveland
Sandra “Sandy” Ridgeway, age 68, of Cleveland, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Glyndon and R ...
Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies
Hugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies
Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died
Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85
Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship football team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88