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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 3rd, 2018

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William Bennett Good, 64, Winder
William Bennett Good, age 64, of Winder passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. He enjoyed all kinds of sports especially football and baseball. William loved his family and work ...

Gwinnett

Ruth Lynn Hallford Banks, 82, Sugar Hill
Ruth Lynn Hallford Banks, age 82, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-nine years, Dallas Clifton Banks, Jr. ...
Edwin K. Jones, 82, Buford
Edwin K. Jones, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Jones; parents, H. Clinton and Ara Higgins Jones; s ...

Habersham

Betty Sisk, Demorest
  Betty Sisk of Mt. Airy was given a grand entrance into the eternal Kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, March 3, 2018. Mrs. Sisk was a daughter of the late Lar ...

Hall

Marilyn Bennett, 80, Gainesville
Marilyn Bennett, 80, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 surrounded by her family at Hospice Legacy House in Ocala, FL.  They resided in Ocala for several years after retireme ...
Freddie Hershel Williams, 59, Gainesville
Freddie Hershel Williams, Jr., 59, of Gainesville, GA., passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesda ...

Jackson

James Walter Eubanks, Sr. age 82 of Commerce passed away Saturday March 3, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. Mr. Eubanks was born October 21, 1935 in Homer to the late ...
Lorine Bond McConnell, 82, Maysville
Mrs. Lorine Bond McConnell, age 82, of Maysville died Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.  Mrs. McConnell was born in Danielsville to the la ...

Lumpkin

Donald Martin DeHart, 76, Dahlonega
Donald Martin DeHart, age 76 of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. Mr. DeHart was born May 20, 1941 in Robbinsville, NC to the late Fred James DeHart and Rosie L. Pr ...

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Thomas "Sam" Chandler Pittman "The Mule Man", age 62, of Royston passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018. The family will receive friends 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sun ...

Stephens

Mrs. Doris Fennell Flanagan Rumsey, age 89. Of West Currahee Street in Toccoa went to be with The Lord on Saturday, March 3, 2018. She passed away at Stephens County Hospital in To ...

White

Joseph (Joe) Phillip Boyd, Sr., age 99, of Cleveland passed away Saturday March 3, 2018. Mr. Boyd was born in Henry County Georgia the son of the late William Green and Sally Hu ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
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