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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 16th, 2017

Forsyth

Civil Engineer, Loving Husband, Great Dad, Harry "Pete" Jones, began his journey to be with The Lord on Saturday, September 16, 2017. He leaves behind his loving wife of ...

Gwinnett

William Jacob “Will” Oesterreich, age 30, of Dacula, GA, died suddenly Saturday, September 16, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, September 21, 2017 at ...

Habersham

Rev. Perry Smith, 81, Alto
Rev. Perry Smith, age 81, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017.   Rev. Smith was born on January 7, 1936, in Greene County, Georgia, to the late Mor ...

Hall

Bob Parrish, 86, Gainesville
Bob Parrish, Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, GA, passed away on September 16, 2017 from pancreatic cancer.  He was 86 years old and was predeceased by 3 children Robert J ...
James "Jimmy" Edward Duran, 65, Flowery Branch
James “Jimmy” Edward Duran, age 65, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 19, 20 ...
Mary Evelyn Greenway, 90, Gainesville
Mary Evelyn Greenway age 90 of Gainesville, Georgia died Saturday September 16,2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center from a brief illness. Services to be announced&nbs ...
Hazel Richardson Jackson, 94, Gainesville
            Hazel Richardson Jackson was born on June 28, 1923, to Dessie Greenway Richardson and George Washington Richardso ...
James Perry McKinney, 89, Gainesville
James Perry McKinney, 89,  of Gainesville, passed away Saturday September 16, 2017 at his residence. Born October 15, 1927 in Clermont Georgia, he was the son of the late P ...
Basilio Altamirano Salinas, 89, Gainesville
Basilio Altamirano Salinas, age 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 12 Noon Monday, September 18, 2017 at Hillsid ...
Janet Elizabeth White, 69, Gainesville
Janet Elizabeth White, 69 of Gainesville passed away Saturday September 16, 2017 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Ms. White was retired from Hardy Chevrolet ...

Other

Capt. USMC (Ret.) William E. “Bill” Abbs, age 79 of Carnesville, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017, at his residence. Born in Emmet County, Michigan on April ...
Stanley Wayne Williams, 59, Sandy Springs
Stanley (Stan) Wayne Williams, age 59, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, left us unexpectedly on Monday, September 11th as Hurricane Irma struck the Atlanta area causing a tree to fall on ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...