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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 15th, 2018

Gwinnett

Mary Steel Landrum, 91, Suwanee
Mary Steel Landrum, of Discovery Village Independent Living, 1220 Satellite Blvd., Suwanee, Ga., died October 15, 2018, from complications of congestive heart failure.  She wa ...
Alfred B. “Al” Burks, age 85 of Buford, GA died Monday, October 15, 2018 after an extended illness. Mr. Burks has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. ...

Habersham

James L. “Jim” Roper III, age 96, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Mr. Roper was born on October 20, 1921, in Cornelia, Georgia; a son of t ...

Hall

Barbara Jean Gooch, 72, Lula
Barbara Jean Gooch, 72, of Lula passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2 ...

Jackson

Sandra “Nana” J. Bird, 77, Braselton and formerly of Griffin
Sandra “Nana” J. Bird, age 77, of Braselton and formerly of Griffin, GA passed away Monday, October 15, 2018. She is survived by her daughters Dianne Fenner and husband ...

White

Martha Rae Kimsey, 102, Helen
Martha Rae Kimsey, age 102 of Helen, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018. Mrs. Kimsey was born on July 9, 1916, in Gwinnett County, to the late William Oscar Reese and Matti ...
Elbert "Berlin" Wike, 90, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Elbert "Berlin" Wike, age 90 of Cleveland, Georgia. Mr. Wike passed away on October 16, 2018 at Gateway Health and Rehab ...
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died