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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 30th, 2017

Banks

Moderee Ausburn Sisk, age 90, of Homer, Georgia, finished her earthly chores on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.   Mrs. Sisk was born on August 29, 1927, in Banks County, Georgia ...

Dawson

Harold Gravitt, 73, Dawsonville
Harold Gravitt, age 73, of Dawsonville, GA, formerly of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017. Harold was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Cumming, GA.  He wa ...

Habersham

Nancy Canup, 79, Mt. Airy
Nancy Annette Canup, age 79, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Canup was born on February 21, 1938, in H ...
Wallace D. Dahlstrand, Sr., age 87, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mr. Dahlstrand was born on February 28, 1930 in Stam ...

Hall

Robert Ray Lingle, 73, Braselton
Mr. Robert Ray Lingle, age 73, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in the Chapel of Memoria ...
Claudine Lawson Polson, age 92 passed away peacefully August 30, 2017.  A remembrance of her life will be held at Little & Davenport Funeral Home on September 2, 2017. ...
Dorothy Benson Terrell, 99, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Dorothy Benson Terrell, age 99, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Fri ...
Juanita Varner, 77, Gainesville
Juanita Varner, age 77 of Gainesville, GA passed away on August 27,2017. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at Greater Timber Ridge Baptist Church at 11:00 AM.  &nbs ...
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...