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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 16th, 2018

Gwinnett

Jeanette Young, 88, Buford
Jeanette Young, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Young; daughters, Penny Young and Jackie Ray; m ...

Hall

Frances Dooley, 72, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Frances Dooley age 72 of Flowery Branch passed away on Thursday August 16, 2018 at her residence following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Sunday August ...
Stanley William Hill, 70, Gainesville
Mr. Stanley William Hill, a.k.a. Superheavy, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Stanley will Lie-in-State 1 ...
Lyle Edward Letteer, 76, Gainesville
Lyle Edward Letteer, 76, of Gainesville, Ga died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, Georgia following a brief illness.  He was of the Mormon Faith and w ...
Albert Leverett, 70, Lula
Albert Leverett, age 70, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Mr. Leverett was born on April 27, 1948 in Brockton, New York to the late Albert and Constan ...
Ladinoa Ann Whitfield, 61, Gainesville
Mrs. Ladinoa Ann Whitfield age 61 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 16, 2018. Memorial services will be held on Monday August 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Chapel of ...

Jackson

Catherine “Kay” Allen, age 96, of Commerce, Georgia, formerly of Scranton, Pennsylvania, passed away on August 16, 2018. Mrs. Allen was born on March 23, 1922, in Sc ...

Lumpkin

Eva Jere Anderson, 79, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Eva Jere Anderson, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Jere was born in Lumpkin County on October 29, 1938 to the late Miller and Iver Jo ...

Other

Mrs. Imogene Westmoreland Hoard McCants, age 87, of Watkinsville, GA died Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Kindred Hospice.  Mrs. McCants was born in Jefferson to the late George ...
‘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