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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 ...
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