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Local Obits for Sun. Dec 23rd, 2018

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John William Barnett, 60, Winder
John William Barnett, age 60, of Winder passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel ...

Forsyth

Annie Lois Shadburn, 83, Cumming
Annie Lois Shadburn, 83, of Cumming passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018.  Annie Lois was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and is preceded in death by her husband, Lamar ...
Bonita King Swope, 81, Suwanee
Bonita King Swope, 81, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on December 23, 2018. Bonita is survived by her loving husband Watson Swope of Suwanee, Ga. Children; Rick Swope (Dani) of ...

Gwinnett

William “W. H.” Sudderth, age 83, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-one years, Merle Webb Sudder ...

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Bob Meister, Jr., 97, Cornelia
Bob Meister, Jr., age 97, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2018. Mr. Meister was born on October 23, 1921 in Athens, Georgia to the late Robert Lee ...

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Evelyn Wilda Edge, 100, Gainesville
Evelyn Wilda Edge, 100, of Gainesville died Sunday. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, funeral home chapel. Strickland Funeral Home, Clermont.
Nancy Ruth Shields, Gainesville
Mrs. Nancy Ruth Shields  of Gainesville, Georgia passed on December 23, 2018. Celebration of Life Services will be hel ...
Kimberly Ann Whitfield, 58, Gainesville
Kimberly Ann Whitfield, 58, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Fr ...

Jackson

Nancy Ruth Shields, Jefferson
Mrs. Nancy Ruth Shields, wife of Mr. James Edward Shields of Jefferson, Georgia, passed on December 23, 2018. Funeral arrangements announced later.   Young's Fu ...
Fredrick James Gokey, 83, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Coach Fredrick James Gokey, age 83 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, December 23, 2018.  Coach Gokey was born in ...

Lumpkin

William Hoyt Dover, 48, Dahlonega
Mr. William Hoyt Dover, Jr., age 48, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018. William was born in Hall County on May 6, 1970 to the late William Hoyt, Sr. and Ruth Su ...

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James David Smith, 62, Rabun Gap
James David Smith, 62, of Rabun Gap, GA passed away December 23, 2018 with his loving family at his side. David was born in Carrollton, GA the son of the late Lynn Tolbert Smith ...

Stephens

Mrs. Ruby Nell Reed Fulbright, age 96, of Nancy Street, Toccoa passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Earl and Hallie Brown Reed, ...
Mrs. Patricia Diane Kimsey Dover, age 67 of Shady Lane, Toccoa passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of Clifford Shirley Kims ...
Patricia Diane Kimsey Dover, age 67 of Shady Lane, Toccoa passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of Clifford Shirley Kimsey an ...

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Dudley Russell Jones, 66, Cleveland
Dudley Russell Jones, 1952-2018. D. Russell Jones passed away at home on December 23, 2018 in Cleveland, Georgia. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama, son of the late Dudley W. a ...
Wayne Colston, first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School, dies at age 66
The man who served as the first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School has died at the age of 66.
'Good Times' Ja'Net DuBois dies; co-wrote 'Jeffersons' theme
Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” has died
Kennesaw State's second president, Betty Siegel, dies at 89
Kennesaw State University is mourning the death of its second president, Dr. Betty L
Bill Ensley, coach who revitalized UNG basketball program, dies at 84
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 for the man who is credited with reviving the basektball program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Robert Conrad, star of "The Wild, Wild West," dies at 84
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi dies
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi has died at the age of 73 following a long illness.
Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles say actor and comedian Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles
Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103
Kirk Douglas, the muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films and helped fatally weaken the Hollywood blacklist, has died at 103