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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 ...
Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85
Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at 85
F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70
Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70
Gainesville lawyer, who devoted countless hours to environmental causes and his church, dies
According to his obituary, Frank Armstrong's reverence for the earth was demonstrated by his planning of numerous Earth Day programs and his devotion to Elachee Nature Science Center.
Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at 85
Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show and formed a lasting comedy partnership with cast member Harvey Korman, has died
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97
Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in '60s films, has died
Gainesville lawyer, former president of the state bar dies
Doug Stewart was senior litigator with Stewart Melvin & Frost in Gainesville.
Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the 'Star Wars' films, dies at 74
Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has died
Former Flowery Branch City Councilwoman dies
Mary Jones died Thursday at her residence at the age of 76.