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Local Obits for Mon. Aug 14th, 2017

Forsyth

Carol Allen Minor, 93, Cumming
Carol Allen Minor, age 93, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion W. Minor; parents, William F. and Lonnie Lee Dodd ...
Buddy "Chris" Ramsey, 51, Cumming
Mr. Buddy "Chris" Ramsey 51 of Cumming, Ga passed away on August 14th, 2017. He is predeceased in death by his father Buddy Ramsey. He is survived by his wife Vicki ...

Gwinnett

William E. “Bill” Scott, Jr., age 52, of Buford, GA, died suddenly on Monday, August 14, 2017. A private interment service will be held at Hamilton Mill Memorial Garden ...

Habersham

Pauline Ivester, 84, Clarkesville
PaulineIvester, age 84 of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017. Mrs.  Ivester was born on January 18, 1933, inClayton, Georgia to the late Jessie and France ...
Nellie Frances Pitts Sumpter, age 83 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following an extended illnes ...

Hall

Don Talmadge Barnes, Sr., 93, Gainesville
Don Talmadge Barnes Sr., age 94 passed away peacefully on August 14, 2017 at The Oaks of Hampton in Dawsonville, GA A remembrance of his life will be held at Lakewood Baptist Ch ...
Mr. Richard “Dick” Joseph Barbuto, age 68, of Hoschton passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his fam ...
Mary Lou Covington, 94, Gainesville
 Mrs. Mary Lou Covington, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday Morning, August 14, 2017 at Piedmont Henry Hospital following a brief illness. Graveside services are ...
Fannie Belle Shetters Swaim, 81, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Fannie Belle Shetters Swaim, age 81, of Gainesville, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017. Mrs. Swaim was born in Sher ...

Lumpkin

William (Corky) Lee Gantt III, 73, passed away in his Dahlonega home on August 10, 2017. He will be loved and remembered each day by his surviving family. He leaves behind 4 kid ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...