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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 17th, 2018

Dawson

Frances Roselyn Griffeth, 100, Dawsonville
Frances Roselyn Griffeth, 100, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at North Georgia Assisted Living, Dawsonville, GA after a short illness.  The family ...

Gwinnett

Clifford David Greeson, 68, Lawrenceville
Clifford David Greeson, age 68 of Lawrenceville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away peacefully March 17, 2018 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesda ...
Linda Gail Valeri, 78, Lawrenceville
Linda Gail Valeri, age 78, of Lawrenceville, died Friday, March 16, 2018. A graveside service will be held Monday, March 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. Ste ...

Habersham

Bobby Mayton Bowen, 84, Clarkesville
Bobby Mayton Bowen, 84, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away peacefully at his home on March 17, 2018. Born in Lyons, Georgia, he was the son of the late Tommie Lewis and Reba B ...
Ray M. Gerrells, 72, Mt. Airy
Ray M. Gerrells, age 72 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on December 5, 1945, he was a son of the late Herman and Bessie Lou Pilg ...

Hall

Margaret Hulsey Peeples, 92 of Lula passed away Saturday March 17, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Peeples was the daughter ...
Jacqueline “Jackie” A. Shoemake, 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at New Horizon’s Limestone. Arrangements are incomplete at this ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Pauline “ Polly” Dotson Kraft, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018. Mrs. Kraft was bor ...
Mrs. Mary Rosalyn Taft Barfield Thompson, age 88 of Nicholson died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living.  Mrs. Thompson was born in Waverly Hall, GA to the la ...
Joe Will Laster, 70, Commerce
  Mr. Joe Will Laster, age 70, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Laster was born in Augusta to the late Farris and Ida Watson Laster ...

Lumpkin

George Marvin Brown, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. George Marvin Brown, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 in Dahlonega, GA due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. George was a native ...

Other

Steve Douglas Venable, 59, Athens
Steve Douglas Venable, age 59 of Athens, GA (Jackson County) passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his residence.   Born on January 4, 1959 in Athens, GA, he was the s ...
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment
NASCAR Modified legend Stefanik dies in plane crash
Mike Stefanik, one of two drivers in NASCAR history to win nine national series or touring championships, died Sunday in a small single-seat plane crash. He was 61.
Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies at 70
Eddie Money, the husky-voiced, blue collar rock star known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight," has died at 70
Best-selling Southern author Anne Rivers Siddons dies at 83
Anne Rivers Siddons, a best-selling Southern author known for novels "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Peachtree Road" has died