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Local Obits for Fri. Aug 4th, 2017

Dawson

Leo Sheppard, 78, Dawsonville
Leo Sheppard, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Friday August 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born March 1, 1939 in Vermont, he lived in Dawson County for the past 26 ...

Habersham

Mae Carver Britton, 71, Alto
Mae Carver Britton, age 71, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday August 4, 2017. Mrs. Britton was born on February 5, 1946 in Sylva, North Carolina to the late Grant and Ada ...

Hall

Todd Randall Cannon, 60, Gainesville
Todd Randall Cannon, age 60, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Alice Calhoun Cannon; and sister, Bobbie ...
Bonnie Roper Clark, 86, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Bonnie Roper Clark, 86 of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away on August 4, 2017 due to an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, ...
Mrs. Evelyn Ruth Sizemore House, age 74 of Lula, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Memorial services are sched ...
Mary J. Sullens, 54, Gainesville
Mary J. Sullens, 54 of Gainesville,  passed away Friday August 4, 2017 at her residence. Born in Nashville Tennessee, Mrs. Sullens was the daughter of the late Charles Robe ...
Marie Haynes Lester, 72, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Marie Haynes Lester, 72 of Flowery Branch, Ga. passed away Friday August 4, 2017 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Lester was the daughter of the ...
William Stanley Reed, 62, Gainesville
William Stanley Reed, 62, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Select Medical Center. Born on September 5, 1954, he was the son of the late Billy and Sara ...
Ronald Mayes Robinson, 69, Gainesville
Ronald Mayes Robinson, 69, of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born on February 16, 1948 in Gainesville, GA he was the ...
Mary Sullens, 54, Clermont
Mary Sullens, 54, of Clermont GA passed away on August 4, 2017.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is ...

Jackson

Louise Arledge Sullivan, 95, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Louise Arledge Sullivan, age 95 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, August 4, 2017. Mrs. Sullivan was born in Phil ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Beverly Virginia Schellhorn Yates, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Friday, August 4, 2017.  Mrs. Yates was b ...

Lumpkin

Debra Lynn Bewsher, 60, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Mrs. Debra Lynn Bewsher, age 60 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on August 4, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be an ...
Debra Lynn Bewsher, 60, Dahlonega
Debra Lynn Bewsher, age 60 of Dahlonega, GA passed away Friday, August 4, 2017.    Mrs. Bewsher was born in Greenville, N.C. to G.L. Presgraves and the late Ann Jar ...

Other

Brannon Levi Smith, 46, Atlanta
Mr. Brannon Levi Smith, 46, of Atlanta, GA., passed away August 4, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in the chapel o ...

Stephens

Sue Nell Davis Dill, 77, Toccoa
Sue Nell Davis Dill, age 77,  of Carnes Creek Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA. A daughter of ...
Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies as age 77
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died