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Local Obits for Fri. Sep 29th, 2017

Gwinnett

Thomas Lee “Tom” Smith, age 72, of Buford, GA, died Friday, September 29, 2017. Mr. Smith has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Tom is ...

Habersham

Anne Lunsford, age 84, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017.   Anne was born in Stephens County on December 12, 1932.  She was the last surviving child of the lat ...

Hall

Evelyn Agnes Grier, 73, Gainesville
Evelyn Agnes Mimbs-Grier, 73, of Gainesville, peacefully joined her heavenly family on September 29, 2017.  Evelyn was born on July 7, 1944 in Blytheville, AR., to the late Wi ...
Wilbern Furman (Bo) Strickland, 85, Flowery Branch
Mr. Wilbern Furman “Bo” Strickland, age 85, of Flowery Branch died Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Heritage Hospice of Marietta.  Mr. Strickland was born in Athens ...

Lumpkin

Douglas Crumley, 62, Dahlonega
Mr. Douglas Crumley, age 62, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of Dahl ...
Mr. Douglas “Doug” Charles Crumley, age 62, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017.  Doug was born in Hall County on December 5, 1954 to the late ...
Hershel Darrell Mooney, 88, Dahlonega
Mr. Hershel Darrell Mooney, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, September 29, 2017. Mr. Mooney was a native and lifetime resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on ...

Stephens

Thomas Russell Yow Williams, Sr., Martin, Georgia, passed away on September 29, 2017. He was 83 years old. Tom was born in Washington, D.C., on January 27, 1934, to Copeland ...

White

William Nelms Jr., 71, Cleveland
William Jr. Nelms age 71 of Cleveland passed away Friday September 29, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Jean Pardue, 84, Cleveland
Funeral services for, Jean  Pardue age 84 of Cleveland will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday October 1, 2017 in Trinity United Methodist Church.  Interment will be in the chur ...
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...