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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 ...
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...