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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 22nd, 2017

Dawson

Charles Edward Woody, 83, Dawsonville
Charles Edward Woody, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Friday September 22, 2017 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born September 12, 1934 in Hall County to ...

Forsyth

Egbert Earl Bennett, 72, Cumming
Egbert Earl Bennett, 72, of Cumming passed away Friday, September 22, 2017.  A boat mechanic for many years, he enjoyed his career.  He is preceded in death by a son, Ken ...
Maria Martins, 84, Cumming
Maria Martins, 84, of Cumming passed away Thursday September 21, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born January 18, 1933, Maria had been a resident o ...

Hall

Christine Washington, 51, Gainesville
Christine Washington age 51 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 22, 2017. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Antioch Baptist Church. Vis ...
Jesus Garcia, 36, Gainesville
    Mr. Jesus Garcia, 36, of Gainesville passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017 in the ...
Ruby “Hilda" Latty, 64, Gainesville
Ruby “Hilda” Latty, age 64, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017.  Ms. Latty was born on March 18, 1953 in Gainesville, Georgi ...
Annie M. Patterson, 73, Buford
Mrs. Annie M. Patterson, age 73, of Buford passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at Emory Hospital, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, Septem ...
Jake Sanders, 68, Flowery branch
Mr. Jake Sanders, 68, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday. September 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.  Wednesday, ...

Lumpkin

George Gilbert Stinson, 53, Dahlonega
Mr. George Gilbert Stinson, age 53, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. George was born in Gainesville, GA on June 6, 1964 to the late Benny L. and Lissie Guyt ...

Other

Bobby Lamar Townley, 59, Elberton
Bobby Lamar Townley, age 59 , of Elberton, GA, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fratus and Helen Townley; wife, Deborah Miller Tow ...
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