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Local Obits for Sun. Sep 10th, 2017

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Mark Leon Stephens, 56, Winder
Mr. Mark Leon Stephens, age 56 of Winder, passed away on Sunday September 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services will be h ...

Gwinnett

Sarah Nell Smith Cason, 88, Lawrenceville
Sarah Nell Smith Cason, age 88, of Lawrenceville, GA, died Sunday, September 10, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Friday, September 15, 2017 at 11:30 AM ...
Mickey M. Croy, 61, Buford
Mickey M. Croy, age 61, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Maynard Croy; mother, Dorothy Hamrick; and sister, Tina C. ...
William Byron “Bill” Phillips, 90, Hartwell formerly of Buford
William Byron “Bill” Phillips, age 90, of Hartwell, GA formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Tony Phill ...

Habersham

Mrs. Becky Inez Chambers Dill, age 59, of Alto, GA died Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mrs. Dill was born in Commerce to the late George and Muad ...
Jeanette Broeker Pickle, 78, Mt. Airy
Jeanette Broeker Pickle, 78, woke up in the presence of her Lord and Savior on Sunday September 10, 2017, at approximately 12:30PM. She will be dearly missed by her Knight in Shini ...
Harris Wilson, 77, Alto
Harris “Pops” Wilson, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Born in Hall County, Georgia on April 4, 1940, he was a son of the late Harvey Rosco ...

Hall

Marcia Ann Smith McDuffie, 72, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017.  She was surrounded by her loving family. A Memorial Service will be held at Blac ...
Vicky McSwain Passmore, Gainesville
Mrs. Vicky McSwain Passmore of Gainesville, Ga. went to her heavenly home Sunday September 10, 2017 at her residence. A memorial service will be held at 11 am Saturday September ...

Jackson

Cora Lee Clodfelter, 91, Jefferson
Cora Lee Clodfelter age 91 of Jefferson passed away Sept. 10, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mrs. Clodfelter was born March 9, 1926 in Habersham County ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Christina Danielle Hamilton, age 27, of Nicholson, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mrs. Hamilton was born in ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Benjamin Fred “Benny” Freeland, age 72, of Dahlonega passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Pruitt Health and Rehab in Buford. Born in Hoschton, Georgia on ...

Other

Johnny Scales, 85, Woodstock formerly of Cleveland
Johnny B. Scales, 85, of Woodstock, Ga, passed away peacefully on Sept. 10, 2017 surrounded by loved ones.  The funeral service will be held Sunday, September 17, 2:00pm ...

White

Charles Stanton "Bud" Nix, 74, Cleveland
Mr. Charles Stanton “Bud” Nix, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2017. Mr. Nix was born to the late Charlie and Ruby Etris Nix.  Mr. Nix w ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86