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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 ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...