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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 ...
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer