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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 4th, 2018

Forsyth

William Donald (Bill) Abercrombie, 85, of Cumming, GA , formerly of Stone Mountain, GA went to join his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, January 4, 2018 after a courageous battle with ...
Rick Gerardus Beelen, 46, Cumming
Rick Gerardus Beelen, 46 of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2017.   He was born on December 31, 1971 in Hillegom, Netherlands, the son of Frans Beelen wh ...

Gwinnett

Dale Parten, 49, Buford
Dale Parten, age 49, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Janice Rebecca Whited. Mr. Parten is survived by his sons, Devi ...
Ann Helton Pugh, 76, Sugar Hill
Ann Helton Pugh, age 76, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis and Eva Mae Helton. She is survived by her husba ...

Hall

Robert Lee Fuller, 77, Gainesville
  Mr. Robert Lee Fuller, 77, of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 4, 2018.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in the Ch ...
David Jeffrey Knutson, 56, Flowery Branch
Mr. David Jeffrey Knutson, age 56, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. Funer ...
Barbara Ledbetter Wells, 76, Gainesville
Barbara Ledbetter Wells, 76 of Gainesville, Ga died on Thursday, January 4, 2018. She was a member of Gainesville First United Methodist Church and had lived in Gainesville for ...

Jackson

Betty Faye Owens Haack, 74, Braselton
  A funeral service to celebrate the life of Betty Faye Owens Haack, 74, of Braselton, GA, will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, January 8, 2018 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camde ...

Lumpkin

George R. (Dutch) Aufderheide, II, 67, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018. Survivors include his son, George Aufderheide of Dahlonega; daughter, Liisa; brothers, ...

Other

Ruth Adams Akin, 83, Carnesville
Ruth Adams Akin, age 83 of Carnesville, passed away on January 4, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at New Salem Methodist Church, 2170 Hi ...
Julie Catherine Brown, 58, Athens
Ms. Julie Catherine Brown, age 58 of Athens died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Kindred Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Ms. Brown was born in Commerce to Fr ...

White

Tina Marie Coker “Pooker” Warren age 56 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Born in Seymour, Indiana on July 3, 1961 she was a daughter of  ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.