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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 9th, 2017

Forsyth

Wayne Jackson, 71, Cumming
Wayne Jackson, age 71, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017.  He was a beloved husband, son and father. Wayne was an active member of Mountain Lake Church in Cumm ...
Walter Porter, 90, Cumming
Walter Porter, age 90, and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Walter was a member of Salem Baptist Church and had served as a deacon for 63 ...

Gwinnett

Millie Jane Holman, 70, Buford
Millie Jane Holman, age 70, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Millard and Iona Holman; and brother, John Holman. She ...
Warren Jackson Kenerly, 82, Loganville
Warren Jackson Kenerly, age 82, of Loganville passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Mr. Kenerly was a graduate from Tucker High School in 1952.  He attended UGA, Mercer, G ...

Habersham

Gail C. Gunnels, 76, Clarkesville
Gail C. Gunnels, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Mrs. Gunnels was born on November 10, 1940 in Demorest, Georgia to the late Ford and ...
Hettie L. Jones, 86, Cornelia
Hettie L. Jones, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 following an extended illness. Mrs. Jones was born on June 20, 1931 in White County, Ge ...

Hall

Shaw Carter, 24, Gainesville
Shaw Malcolm Carter, 24, passed away on August 8th, 2017, in Athens, Georgia.  Shaw was born on January 1st, 1993, in Atlanta, Georgia.  Born with a congenital heart defe ...
Mrs. Mildred “Mickie” Bowen Kennedy passed away August 9, 2017 after a brief illness.  She was born January 29, 1921 in Bulloch County Georgia to the late Rowe Dol ...
Linda Seipel Menendez, 63, Gainesville
Mrs. Linda Seipel Menendez, age 63, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by family. Private Services will be held. Mrs. Menendez ...
Joan Caroline Pichetto-Krack, 87, Gainesville
Joan Caroline Pichetto-Krack, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away on August 9, 2017. Services will be held at a later date in Lodi, California. Memorial Park North.

Jackson

James Pittman Harris, 79, Jefferson
Mr. James Pittman Harris, age 79, of Jefferson, GA died Wednesday, August 9, 2017.  Mr. Harris was born in Jefferson to the late Joseph Leon and Effi Inez Walker Harris.  ...

Other

Mrs. Mary Louise Roberts Hardman, 91, of Ila, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 09, 2017, at her home. Mrs. Hardman was born in Comer, GA on April 30, 1926, daughter of the la ...
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
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.