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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 ...
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.