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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jun 2nd, 2017

Banks

Donna Chadwick, 68, Gillsville
Donna Chadwick age 68 of Gillsville passed away Friday June 2, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.   Mrs. Chadwick was born in Thomaston, Georgia on May 22, 1949 ...

Barrow

Clarke Williams Adair, Jr. of Winder, GA passed away on June 2, 2017 after a brief illness. Mr. Adair was born on November 26, 1940 and was preceded in death by his mother, Doris D ...
Victor Frank Cisilski, 82, Statham
Victor Frank Cisilski, age 82, of Statham passed away Friday, June 2, 2017.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Forsyth

Floria Dean Day, 82, Cumming
Mrs. Floria Dean Day, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Winfred E. (Shorty) Day; and parents, Lewis and Berti ...

Hall

Michael David Collier, 57, Flowery Branch
Michael David Collier, age 57, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017. He is survived by his friend, Robyn Placek, Oakwood, GA; son, Baxter Collier, Dawsonville, ...
William Henry "Bill" Peck, 76, Gainesville
William Henry "Bill" Peck, 76, a life-long Gainesville resident, died on June 2, 2017, after bravely battling a long illness.  A devoted family man and a loyal frien ...
Frances T. Irvin, 86, Gillsville
Funeral services are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sunday June 4, 2017 in Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Frances T. Irvin, age 86 of Gillsville. Rev. Tim House will officiate. Inte ...
Wanda Sargent McClure, 49, Flowery Branch
Wanda Sargent McClure, age 49, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Brady and Ila Sargent. She is survived by her ...
Brannon Scott (Boo) Sheridan, 32, Gainesville
Brannon Scott (Boo) Sheridan, age 32 of Gainesville, passed away Friday, June 02, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 5, 2017 ...
Dorothy Mae Peck Wehunt, 74, Gainesville
Dorothy Mae Peck Wehunt, 74, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center. No services are planned at this time. Born on July 26, ...

Jackson

Kathryn Kilgore Golden, 81, Commerce
Mrs. Kathryn Kilgore Golden, age 81, of Commerce, GA died Friday, June 2, 2017 at Landmark Hospital.  Mrs. Golden was born in Atalla, AL to the late Jack Robert and Hazel Scar ...
Donald Lomax, 82, Jefferson
Donald Lomax, age 82, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017. He is survived by his wife of sixty-four and a half years, Janie Evans Lomax, Jefferson, GA; children ...

Other

Wilber Woodard, 64, Decatur
Wilber Woodard, age 64, of Decatur, GA passed away Friday, June 2, 2017. He is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Yvonne Cash Woodard, Decatur, GA; children, Quentin Woodar ...
Frank Keason Blair, 79, Danielsville
Mr. Frank Keason Blair, age 79, of Danielsville, GA died Friday, June 2, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Blair was born in Tiger to the late Luther and Harriett C ...
Alphonse Theriault, 84, Alpharetta
Alphonse Theriault, 84 of Alpharetta, GA passed away on Friday June 2, 2017.   Graveside services will be held at a later date.   Condolences may be expressed ...

Union

Betty Ann McDaniel, 82, Suches
Betty Ann McDaniel, age 82, of Suches, GA passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 following an extended illness. Betty Ann was the daughter of the late Hoyt Preston and Mozelle Wils ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.