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Local Obits for Wed. Jan 31st, 2018


Sally Jo Boyd, 87, Winder
Mrs. Sally Jo Boyd, age 87, of Winder, Georgia went to heaven January 31, 2018. Mrs. Boyd was born June 6, 1930 to the late Ross and Ethel Brock Puckett.  She was preceded by ...


Martha J. Abee, 77, Dawsonville
Martha J. Abee, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Gold City following a period of declining health. The family will receive friends Sunday February 4, ...
Martha “Squeaky” Donahue, 46, Dawsonville
Martha “Squeaky” Donahue, 46, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018.  Born September 19, 1971 in Atlanta, she had lived in Dawson County since 1 ...


James Penhorwood Campbell died peacefully Wednesday at his Cumming home surrounded by loved ones.  Born in Indianapolis, IN on November 27, 1928 the son of Elsie Smith Camp ...
Gerry Lummus, 84, Cumming
Gerry Lummus, age 84, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She is survived by her lo ...
Betty Louise Young, 86, Cumming
Betty Louise Young, 86, of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Betty was born in Logansport, Indiana on February 14, 1931 to the late Alfred Pearson ...


Jesse Lee Neese, 60, Lawrenceville
Jesse Lee Neese, age 60, of Lawrenceville passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018. A native of Lawrenceville, Jesse was a graduate of Central Gwinnett High School.  Jesse was emp ...


Coach Maxie Skinner, 83, Demorest
Coach Maxie Skinner, age 83 of Demorest, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Born on July 19, 1934, he was a son of the late Roscoe E. Skinner and Gertrude Magness ...


Jerry Robert Bentley, 69, Gainesville
Jerry Robert Bentley, 69 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018. Born in White County, Mr. Bentley had lived in Hall County since 1971.  He was the son of th ...
Stephanie Lee Jones, 46, Gainesville
Stephanie Lee Jones, 46, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Stephanie was a loving mother, daughter and sister who loved spending time and teaching her s ...
Angela Denise Render, Gainesville
Angela Denise Render was born in Gainesville, Georgiato the late Albert Williams and Elizabeth Render on September 15, 1961. The youngest of eleven children, Angela had a ...
Newman Kelsey West, Jr., 73, Gainesville
Mr. Newman Kelsey West, Jr. 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Ashton Senior Living. A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday ...


  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Harold “Ken” Brand, age 69, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mr. B ...
Virginia Griffin Bullock, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Griffin Bullock, age 90 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Mrs. Bullock was born ...
Tonita "Meno" Jane Crittenden, age 81, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, January 28, 2017. Survivors include the salt to her pepper Arthur Voorhees; daughter Barbara Kofke ...


Sue Cates, 70, Dahlonega
Sue Cates, 70, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday January 31, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born November 15, 1947 to the late Robert and Willi ...


Wayne Wade Wiltse, 85, Cleveland
Wayne Wade Wiltse, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mr. Wiltse was born on November 1, 1932, in Dearborn, Michigan, to the late Raymond and Leona ...
Charles Halbert Mann, 101, Cleveland
Charles Halbert Mann, age 101 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Mr. Mann was born on August 22, 1916 to the late John William and Fannie Charlotte Housto ...
Disgraced children's TV entertainer Rolf Harris dies at 93
Rolf Harris, the veteran entertainer whose decades-long career as a family favorite on British and Australian television was shattered when he was convicted of sexual assaults on young girls, has died
Former Hall County State Court Solicitor, Jerry Rylee, dead at 79
A former solicitor with the State Court of Hall County, Jerry Rylee, passed away Wednesday at the age of 79.
Jerry Springer, politician turned TV ringmaster, dies at 79
Jerry Springer, the former Cincinnati mayor and news anchor whose namesake TV show unleashed strippers, homewreckers and skinheads to brawl and spew obscenities on weekday afternoons, has died
Charles Stanley, influential Baptist preacher, dies at 90
Charles Stanley, a prominent televangelist who once led the Southern Baptist Convention, died Tuesday at his home in Atlanta at age 90
Lynyrd Skynyrd founding member Gary Rossington dead at 71
Gary Rossington, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s last surviving original member who also helped write the classic “Sweet Home Alabama,” died Sunday at the age of 71
Tim McCarver, big league catcher and broadcaster, dies at 81
The famed broadcaster and former St. Louis Cardinals star Tim McCarver has died
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died