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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 21st, 2017

Gwinnett

Joyce Higgins Cook, 82, Buford
Joyce Higgins Cook, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Radford Cook; parents, Carroll and Reba Higgins; si ...

Hall

Barbara Ann Horne, 77, Gillsville
Barbara Ann Horne, 77 of Gillsville passed away Thursday September 21, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Forest Park, Ga., Mrs. Horne had lived in Hall Count ...
Jacob Benjamin Hammond, 21, Gainesville
Jacob Benjamin Hammond, 21 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday September 21, 2017. He was born on January 1, 1996 in Gainesville, GA the son of Bart and Lynn Croft Hammon ...
Michael John Racki, 35, Flowery Branch
Michael John Racki, age 35, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017. He is survived his wife of seven years, Stacie Krause Racki, Flowery Branch, GA; chil ...
Patricia Ruth Derrick Wood, 85, Buford, formerly of Flowery Branch
Mrs. Patricia Ruth Derrick Wood, age 85, of Buford, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by her fami ...

Jackson

John “Herman” Kesler, 85, Nicholson
            Mr. John “Herman” Kesler, age 85, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Piedmont A ...

Other

Jason Christopher Baker, 42, Danielsville
Jason Christopher Baker, age 42 of Danielsville, GA passed away Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at his residence. Born on October 12, 1974 in Athens, GA to Emily Smith Baker and the la ...

White

Theron S. Patterson, Sr, 77, Cleveland
Theron S. Patterson, Sr., age 77 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Patterson was born on November 1, 1939, in Ma ...
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died