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Local Obits for Wed. Jun 28th, 2017

Forsyth

Nina Cooper Collins, 78, Cumming
Nina C. Collins, 78, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s.  She was born in Corinth, MS in 1939. She is preceded in deat ...
Mr. John A. Cowart, Sr., 91, passed away on June 28, 2017. He was a United States Navy veteran who saw combat service in the Pacific during WWII. He is predeceased in death by his ...

Gwinnett

Charles Edward “Charlie” Cofield, age 91, of Dacula, GA, died June 28, 2017. A graveside service will be held Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM at North Atlanta Memori ...
Charles “Chuck” Thomas Norwood, 64, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 28th 2017 in his home in Dacula, GA with his wife, Dianna Gates Norwood, by his side. F ...

Hall

Millie Dye, 72, Gainesville
Millie Dye, 72, of Brooksville, Florida, was surrounded by her family when she went to be with her Lord June 4th after a brief struggle with Cancer. Millie graduated from North ...
Ruby Norris Shockley, age 80, of Lula, Ga. passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.  Visitation will be Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 4-8 pm a ...
Tekeila Calloway, 35, Gainesville
Miss Tekeila Calloway, 35, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017.           Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced. ...
Norman David Davis, 77, Gillsville
Graveside services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday July 1, 2017 at Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery for Norman David Davis, age 77 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Da ...
Evelyn Braswell Jauch, 86, Flowery Branch
Evelyn Braswell Jauch, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Verlie Mae Moore Braswell; brothers, ...
Joseph "Joey" Donald Kerns, 37, Gainesville
Joseph (Joey) Donald Kerns, 37, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on June 28, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017 on the Chapel of Memo ...
Patricia Ann Walter, 74, Gainesville
Patricia Ann Walter, 74 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday June 28, 2017 at her residence. ?Born in Gary, Indiana, Ms. Walter had lived in Hall County since 1970.  She wa ...

Jackson

Fay Edna Lacey, 87, Commerce
Fay Edna Lacey of Jack, AL formerly of Commerce passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Medical Center Enterprise.  She was 87. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Su ...
Agnes Marlene Richey, 92, Commerce
Agnes Marlene Richey, age 92, of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at her residence.   Born on November 20, 1924 in Danielsville, GA she was the daughter of ...
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