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Local Obits for Fri. Jul 7th, 2017

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Daniel Keith Skinner, 53, Winder
Daniel Keith Skinner, age 53, of Winder passed away Friday, July 7, 2017.  Survivors include his mother Merita Rowden Skinner; daughter Keisha Skinner Torbush; brothers Bill S ...

Dawson

Matthew Paul DelGrosso, 50, Dawsonville
Matthew Paul DelGrosso, 50, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away unexpectedly on June 30, 2017 at Northside Forsyth Hospital, Cumming, GA. Born in Lorain, OH, where he resided until ...

Forsyth

Robert Travis Biccum, 83, Cumming
Robert Travis Biccum “Bob”, age 83, of Cumming, GA died Friday, July 7, 2017 with his wife and children at his side. He was born November 6, 1933 in Geneva, NY to th ...
Gwynn Lockwood, 61, Cumming
Mr. Gwynn Lockwood 61, of Cumming, Ga passed away on July 7th, 2017. He is predeceased in death by his parents George and Patricia Lockwood. He is survived by his daughter Al ...

Gwinnett

Jimmy Edward Hutchins, 57, Buford
Jimmy Edward Hutchins, age 57, of Buford, GA passed away Friday, July 7, 2017. He is survived by his parents, John and Louise Smith Hutchins, Buford; brothers, Jeffery (Teresa) Hut ...

Habersham

Bessie Mae Addison, 93, Clarkesville
Bessie Mae Addison, age 93, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017. Mrs. Addison was born in Calvary to the late Oliver Houck and Maggie Cornline Houck.  She was a loving mother ...
Charles C. Sherwood, 79, Cornelia
Charles C. Sherwood, age 79 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017. Funeral services are 11:00 am Monday, July 10, 2017, at Cornelia United Methodist Church. Interment wi ...
Charles C. Sherwood, 79, Cornelia
Charles C. Sherwood, age 79 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017.  Born in Almon, Georgia on January 22, 1938, he was the son of the late Aubra Lee Sherwood and Ru ...
James Edward “Jim” Staples, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017. Mr. Staples was born on March 12, 1931 in Mexico, Missouri to the late ...

Hall

Christine “Teny” Jordan, age 89, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017. Ms. Jordan was born on November 18, 1927 in Banks County, Georgia to the late ...
Winburn Lee Martin, 82, Gainesville
Mr. Winburn Lee Martin, 82, of Gainesville, went home to his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.     ...
SIDNEY R. STEELE, 88, Gainesville
STEELE, SIDNEY R., DBA, COL (RET. USA), age 88, died peacefully on July 7, 2017 at Lanier Village Estates in Gainesville, GA. Steele was a native of Sparta, Wisconsin, and a gradua ...

Lumpkin

Emogene "Jean" Clem, 83, Dahlonega
Mrs. Emogene “Jean” Clem, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA passed away at her home on Friday July 7, 2017. Mrs. Clem was a native of Greenwood, SC who had lived in Lumpkin C ...
Billy D. Freeman, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. Billy D. Freeman, age 85 , of Dahlonega passed away Friday, July 07, 2017 at the Oaks at Limestone following a period of declining health. Billy was born June 12, 1932 in Ca ...

Other

Christian Thomas Leonard, 24, Nashville
Christian Thomas Leonard, 24, of Nashville, TN, passed away Friday, July 7, 2017.  Christian was a compassionate, loving, and caring young man.  As a professional musicia ...
Virginia Looper Taylor, 90, Alpharetta
Virginia Looper Taylor, 90, of Alpharetta passed away Friday July 7, 2017 at Peachtree Christian Hospice following a short illness. Born September 11, 1926 in Kennesaw, Georgia ...
'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70
A friend of Georgia Engel, the actress who was part of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," says she has died at age 70
Longtime Gainesville banker dies
Jerry Head began his banking career in Gainesville in 1968.
Ex-Sen Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings of South Carolina dies at 97
Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, the Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died at 97
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, known for 'Airwolf,' dies at 73
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, known for starring in the television series "Airwolf," has died
Publicist: Luke Perry has died at 52 after suffering stroke
'Beverly Hills, 90210' heartthrob Luke Perry has died at age 52 after suffering a 'massive stroke' last week
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."