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Local Obits for Sat. Sep 9th, 2017

Dawson

Selma P. Lowman, 80, Gulf Shores, Ala., formerly Dawsonville
Selma P. Lowman, 80, of Gulf Shores, Alabama, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away peacefully at her residence on Saturday September 9, 2017 following a sudden illness. Born Mar ...

Forsyth

Lisa Rae Cook, 38, Cumming
Lisa Rae Cook, 38, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA.  Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, www.mcd ...
Gregory Joseph Janik, 74, Cumming
Gregory Joseph Janik, age 74, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday night, September 9th, 2017 at his home. Born September 18th, 1942, in Waukegan, Illino ...

Gwinnett

Edith Barnes Queen, 104, Buford
Mrs. Edith Barnes Queen, age 104, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Queen; parents, Joe and Carrie Wood Ba ...

Habersham

Lewis G. Smith, 87, Mt. Airy
Lewis G. Smith, age 87, of Mount Airy, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Saturday, September 9, 2017 following a brief illness. Mr. Smith was born on December 13, 1929 in the ...
    Gwyn Wilson Watkins, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Saturday, September 9, 2017. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on December 10, 1939, she was a daughter ...

Hall

Clyde "Mick" Benton Hudson, 90, Gainesville
Clyde "Mick" Benton Hudson age 90 of Gainesville passed away Saturday September 9, 2017.  A Celebration of life is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.Saturda ...
Howard G. Jackson, Jr., 77, Gillsville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Monday September 11,  2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Howard G. Jackson Jr., age 77  of Gillsville. The Rev. ...
Frances "Billie" Tanner, 83, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday Sept. 10, 2017 in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home for Frances " Billie' Tanner 83 of Gainesville. Mrs. Ta ...
Myrt W. Williams, 89, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Myrt W. Williams, age 89, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Lanier Lodge Assisted Living, surrounded by her family. Graveside Services will be ...

Lumpkin

Mildred Viola (Cheek) Rousey of Dahlonega, Georgia was born August 29, 1929 and joined the Lord from her home surrounded by family and friends on September 9, 2017. Mrs. Rousey ...

Stephens

Miss Allyson Lauren Franklin, age 29 of Julia Lane, Toccoa entered into rest together with her mother on September 9, 2017 as the result of an automobile accident. A daughter of ...
Kathy King Franklin, 65, Toccoa
Mrs. Kathy King Franklin, age 65 of Julia Lane, Toccoa entered into rest together with her daughter on September 9, 2017 as the result of an automobile accident. A daughter of t ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died