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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 21st, 2018

Habersham

Russell "Russ" Martin Loggins, 65, Clarkesville
Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of Russell “Russ” Martin Loggins, age 65 of Clarkesville.  He passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at his home.   ...
Mara Smith, 67, Demorest
Mara Smith, age 67, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018, following an extended illness. Mrs. Smith was born on January 3, 1951, in Whitinsville, Massach ...

Hall

Ashley Nicole Allen, 39, Gaines
Ashley Nicole “Nikki” Allen, age 39 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018. Ms. Allen was born in Clayton County to Larry and Jill Allen of Cleveland. Nikk ...
Mary Patricia Cook Murray, 79, Gainesville
Mary Patricia Cook Murray, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Toccoa, Georgia. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 2:00pm in ...

Stephens

Ronald David Looney, 69, Davidson
Ronald David Looney, 69, of Davidson, formerly of Kannapolis, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at CHC-Northeast Medical Center, Concord following a period of dec ...

White

Lawrence (Larry) Allen Simser, age 88 of Sautee, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018. Mr. Simser was born in Oswego,NY to the late Jerbin and Harriet Dehm Simser. Larry was a retir ...
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