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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died