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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 ...
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.