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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 ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.