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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 10th, 2017


Steve Whitehead, 62, Gillsville
Steve Whitehead, age 62 of Gillsville, GA passed into heaven to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Athens, GA on Dec. 2 ...


Julianne Goeringer, 62, Cumming
Julianne Goeringer, age 62, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents, Willard and Mildred Green. She is survived by her chi ...
Mrs. Margaret Vickers Miller age 86 of Cumming passed away on Thursday August 10, 2017 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Donald Ladan Payne, 59, Cumming
Donald Ladan Payne, 59, of Cumming passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. He was a loving father and Child of God. Donald is preceded in death by his wife, Connie Payne and his fat ...


Luvern C. Rutherford, 97, Lilburn
Luvern C. Rutherford, age 97, of Lilburn, GA, formerly of Buford, GA, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by husband William “Bill” Rutherf ...
Richard Julius Fribus, 98, Buford
Richard Julius Fribus, age 98, passed away on Thursday at his home in Buford, Georgia. He was born on January 28, 1919 in Union City, New Jersey. His parents were Richard Alfred an ...
George E. Mathis, 87, Buford
George E. Mathis, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Denver Mathis; parents, Bonnie and Jessie Mathis; father-in ...


James Emmett Dorweiler, 77, Cornelia
Mr. James Emmett Dorweiler, 77, of Cornelia went to be with his heavenly father on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The family would like to especiall ...
Elizabeth Henderson, 95, Clarkesville
Elizabeth Henderson, age 95, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    Mrs. Henderson was born in Atlanta to the late William Wil ...
Edward Vinson, 61, Cornelia
Edward Vinson, age 61, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at his residence. Private services will be held at a later date. An online guest register is available and may be ...


Mrs. Virginia “Ginner” England Brewer, 85, of Gainesville, GA went to her heavenly home, Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudde ...
Trung Hon La, 59, Flowery Branch
Mr. Trung Hon La, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his residence, surrounded by family. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., ...
Christopher “Ryan” Stewart, 21 of Gainesville, died August 10, 2017 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident while traveling from Glacier National ...
Judy Lynn Griggs, 34, Lula
Funeral services will be held 3:00 pm Sunday August 13, 2017 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Judy Lynn Griggs, 34, of Lula. Rev. Johnny Stone will officiate. Interment will follow ...
Karen Edwards Mosley, 50, Flowery Branch
Karen Edwards Mosley, age 50, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Jackie Edwards. Mrs. Mosley is survived by her c ...


Inez Perry Key, 85, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Inez Perry Key, 85, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 14, 2017 in the c ...


Barbara Anne Taylor Peebles, age 72 of Cleveland passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017.  Memorial services will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM from &nbs ...
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment
NASCAR Modified legend Stefanik dies in plane crash
Mike Stefanik, one of two drivers in NASCAR history to win nine national series or touring championships, died Sunday in a small single-seat plane crash. He was 61.