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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 11th, 2017

Dawson

Charlene Bruce Adams, 84, Dawsonville
Charlene Bruce Adams, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 11, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 5, 1932 in Forsyth County to t ...
Judy Ann Keaton, 69, Dawsonville
Judy Ann Keaton, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 11, 2017 following a sudden illness.  Born January 4, 1948 to the late Stanley and Elizabeth Kordenbrock, Judy ...

Forsyth

Freddie Mae Ward, 75, Cumming
Freddie Mae Ward, age 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. Freddie was a member of County Line Baptist Church in Alpharetta, GA. While attending County Line Bap ...

Habersham

Carolyn Bellew Hallford, 85, Demorest
Carolyn Bellew Hallford, age 85 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living at Northminster in Jefferson following an extended illness. ...

Hall

Mrs. Patricia Dorothy Holland Odell, 68 of Oakwood died Friday August 11, 2017 at her residence. Born in Dahlonega, Mrs. Odell had lived in Hall County for most of her life.&nbs ...
Ruby Lucille Trail, 92, Gainesville
  Mrs. Ruby Lucille Trail, 92, of Gainesville, passed away August 11, 2017 at New Horizons Lanier Park.  Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Au ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Willie Louise Crawford Crocker, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia entered into rest Friday, August 11, 2017.  Mrs. Crocker was born i ...
Bobby Ray Lee, 72, Braselton
Bobby Ray Lee, age 72, of Braselton passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.  Those that knew Bobby, know that he was a  Snapper lawnmower man.  He loved cutting grass, ...
Miriam Ross Pair, 78, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Miriam Ross Pair, age 78 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 11, 2017.  Ms. Pair was born in Elberton, Geo ...

Lumpkin

Leona Blackwell Anderson, 84, Dahlonega
Mrs. Leona Blackwell Anderson, age 84 of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, August 11, 2017.   Mrs. Anderson was a native and lifetime resident of Lumpkin County. She was ...
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
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died