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Local Obits for Thu. Jun 22nd, 2017

Forsyth

Betty Jo McMahan, 78, Cumming
Betty Jo McMahan, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017. Mrs. McMahan was a teacher at Crabapple School for 25 years.  She is preceded in death by her husband ...
James D. McManus, 86, Cumming
James D. McManus 86, of Cumming passed away on June 22, 2017. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by ...
Barbara Murray Philips, 90, Cumming
Barbara Murray Philips, 90 of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday June 22, 2017. She was born on December 10, 1926 in Eveleth, MN, the daughter of Gordon Howard and Pauline McCa ...

Gwinnett

Rev. Clyde Crook, Jr, 88, Buford
Rev. Clyde Crook, Jr, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017. He was preceded in death by daughter, Wanda Crook Martin and great granddaughter Leah McCammon. Rev ...
Matthew Carl Jarvis, 46, Sugar Hill
Matthew Carl Jarvis, 46, of Sugar Hill, Georgia, passed away at home on June 22nd after a long illness. He was surrounded by his family. He grew up in Charleston, West Virginia and ...
Dou Dou M. Lo, 83, Lawrenceville
Dou Dou M. Lo, age 83, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017. He is survived by his children, Anta Lo Overslaw, Lawrenceville, GA, Fatu Lo, Mapendol Lo, and Jah ...

Habersham

Isabelle Lucille Hobbs, 73, Demorest
Isabelle Lucille Hobbs, age 73 of Demorest, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Born in Wooster, Ohio on May 17, 1944, she was a daughter of the late Hensley and Thelma&nb ...

Hall

Helen Odell, 101, Oakwood
Mrs. Helen Odell, 101, of Oakwood passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017. Helen was the daughter of the late Hubbard and Pearl Roberson Watkins.   She was a member of Oak ...
Alma Bulkey Overstreet, 97, Gainesville
  Alma Bulkley Overstreet, passed away Thursday, June 22, in Gainesville, Ga. Alma was born September 7, 1919, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and moved to Tallahassee in 1925 ...
Tommy C. Seabolt, 63, Gainesville
Tommy C. Seabolt, formerly of Buford, GA, born 09/19/1953, passed away June 22, 2017 at his home in Gainesville, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles & Louis ...
James H. Abercrombie, 79, Oakwood
Mr. James H. Abercrombie, 79, of Oakwood, GA passed away June 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, 2017 in the chapel of Memorial Park Fune ...

White

Mr. Richard Michael “Ricky” Wright, age 55, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Wright was born in Ellijay, GA on February 18, 19 ...
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