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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 7th, 2017

Banks

Mary Elizabeth Pruitt, age 84 of Homer, GA passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017.   Born on Oct. 8, 1932 in Carnesville, GA, Mrs. Pruitt was the daughter of the late A ...

Dawson

Charles W. King, III, 57, Dawsonville
Charles W. King, III, 57 of Dawsonville passed away Thursday August 31, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born February 3, 1960 in Houston, Texas, he had lived i ...

Habersham

Robert Charles Benton, 87, Belmont, NC, formerly Cornelia
ROBERT Charles Benton, age 87 of Belmont, North Carolina and formerly of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.   Born in Cornelia, Georgia on August ...
Carey “Dobber” Pate, 63, Cornelia
Carey “Dobber” Pate, age 63, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 7, 2017, following a sudden illness. Mr. Pate was born on May 5, ...
Debra N. Riles, 58, Clarkesville
    Debra N. Riles, age 58, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Thursday, September 7, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Riles was born on ...
Eva Shore, 99, Cornelia
Eva Shore, age 99, of Cornelia, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Mrs. Shore was born on July 31, 1918 in Greenville, SC to the late Morgan and ...

Hall

Janice Anderson Greenway, 68, Gainesville
Janice Anderson Greenway, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away suddenly at her residence on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Mawmart, as she was affectionately known, loved and was lo ...
Nancy Sue Sosebee, 66, Gainesville
Ms. Nancy Sue Sosebee, age 66 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday September 07, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness.         ...
Mary Ruth Queen, 79, Gainesville
Mary Ruth Queen, 79, of Gainesville Georgia passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Richard “Ricky” Eugene Hayes, age 52, of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at his residence. M ...
Mrs. Janet Elaine Sanders Poole, age 61, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, September 7, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Poole was born in Commerce to Billy Ray and Jimmie Toney Sand ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.