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Local Obits for Thu. Aug 31st, 2017


Johnny R. Waddell, 80, Dawsonville
John R. “Johnny” Waddell, Sr., of Dawsonville passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of August 31, 2017 after a long battle with alzheimers.  He wa ...
John R. “Johnny” Waddell, Sr., of Dawsonville passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of August 31, 2017 after a long battle with alzheimers. He was 80 years ...


Nikolay O. Glushchak, 66, Buford
Nikolay O. Glushchak, age 66, of Buford, GA, died Thursday, August 31, 2017. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. P ...


Emma Joyce Lipovac, 75, Jefferson
Emma Joyce Lipovac, age 75, of Jefferson passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017. Emma loved her family, making quilts and crossword puzzles.  She was a very kind and sm ...


Carl Jarrard, 75, Dahlonega
Mr. Carl Wesley Jarrard, age 75, of Dahlonega, passed away Thursday, August 31, 2017.   Mr. Jarrard was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was ...
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...