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Local Obits for Thu. Jul 6th, 2017

Forsyth

Patricia D. Hardy, known to family and friends as Tish, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Northside Hospital in Cumming, Georgia after a courageous battle against ...

Habersham

Chapella Lee Murphy Ferguson, age 77 of the Pea Ridge Community, Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 06, 2017. Born in Cornelia, Georgia on December 21, 1939, she wa ...
Rolly B. Burton, 80, Cleveland
Rolly B. Burton, age 80, of Cleveland, formerly of Habersham County, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017. Rolly was born in Clarkesville to the late D.L. Burton and Ophelia Sisk ...
Sarah Gillespie Fenner, 93, Demorest
Sarah Gillespie Fenner, age 93, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017.   Mrs. Fenner was born on November 15, 1923, in Helen, Georgia; a daughter of th ...

Stephens

Peggy Martin Nelson, 57, Toccoa
Peggy Martin Nelson, age 57 of Toccoa, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017. Born in Smyrna, Georgia on December 22, 1959, she was a daughter of Carol Ann Cox Martin of Clarkesvil ...
Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73
Singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73 after spending days on a ventilator due to the coronavirus in Nashville, Tennessee
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died