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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died