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Obituary Archive
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 ...
Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95
Heiress, designer and romantic Gloria Vanderbilt has died at age 95.
Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85
Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at 85
F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70
Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70
Gainesville lawyer, who devoted countless hours to environmental causes and his church, dies
According to his obituary, Frank Armstrong's reverence for the earth was demonstrated by his planning of numerous Earth Day programs and his devotion to Elachee Nature Science Center.
Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at 85
Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show and formed a lasting comedy partnership with cast member Harvey Korman, has died
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97
Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in '60s films, has died
Gainesville lawyer, former president of the state bar dies
Doug Stewart was senior litigator with Stewart Melvin & Frost in Gainesville.
Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the 'Star Wars' films, dies at 74
Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has died