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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 7th, 2017

Forsyth

James R. (Jim) Dorough, 73, Cumming
Mr. James R. (Jim) Dorough, age 73, passed away Thursday morning at his home in Cumming, Georgia. Jim was born August 31, 1943 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to the late James R., Sr. a ...
Janet Louise Kiester, nee Johnson, was born December 19, 1942 in Omaha, Nebraska, the daughter of Lillian Miller and Wallace Johnson. At a very young age Jan’s family moved t ...
Rose Thurmond, 79, Cumming
Rose Thurmond, 79, of Cumming passed away Monday, August 7, 2017.  Rose was a member of Cumming Baptist Church and is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Thurmond, and h ...

Gwinnett

Nettie R. Campagna, 98, Lawrenceville
Nettie R. Campagna, age 98, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-two years, Charles F. Campagna. She is sur ...
Jimmie W. Braswell, 78, Buford
Jimmie W. Braswell, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017. He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Judy Williams Braswell; children, Luann and Paul B ...

Habersham

Gene Pruitt, 68, Carlsbad, Mew Mexico formerly of Habersham
Gene Pruitt, age 68, of Carlsbad, New Mexico, formerly of Habersham County, Georgia, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017, at his home. Gene Pruitt lived most of his life in Chi ...

Hall

Thomas Frank Brackin, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Frank Brackin, 57, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A time of remembrance and visitation will be hel ...
Andrew Rodney Brumbalow, 37, Gainesville
Andrew Rodney Brumbalow, age 36 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held ...
David McClain, 79, Gainesville
David McClain, 79 of Gainesville passed away Monday August 7, 2017. Born in Rabun County, Georgia, Mr. McClain had lived in Hall County since 1983.  He was the son of the l ...
Sandra “Judy” Allison, 69, Gainesville
Mrs. Sandra “Judy” Allison, 69, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017.  Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 11:00 am at ...

Jackson

Carolyn B. Standridge, 65, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Carolyn B. Standridge, age 65 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, August 7, 2017.  Ms. Standridge was born in Comm ...
Judith Hassell Reynolds, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Judith Hassell Reynolds, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, August 7, 2017.  Mrs. Reynolds was born in P ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. LeeNora “Lee” Hicks Dacus, 90, of Dahlonega, Ga passed away August 7, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m.  Friday, August 11, 2017 in the Mem ...

Other

Madeleine Raymonde Verdon, 82, Waleska, Ga.
Madeleine Raymonde Verdon of Waleska, GA, passed away peacefully on August 15, 2017 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Cumming GA. She will be dearly missed and r ...
Richard Walter, 68, Dalton
Mr. Richard Walter, 68, of Dalton, Georgia passed away on August 7. 2017 at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Georgia.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.  Su ...

Rabun

  Dannette Mary Marsengill Hopper, age 76, of Rabun Gap, Georgia, passed away on August 7, 2017 at Angel Medical Center. Her family surrounded her as she went to be with th ...
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
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