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Local Obits for Wed. Aug 29th, 2018

Habersham

Sudie Dover, 103, Clarkesville
Sudie Dover, age 103, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.  Ms. Dover was born on July 27, 1915, in Banks County, Georgia, to the late Rev ...
Bennie Joseph 'Joey' Smith, 54, Clarkesville
Bennie Joseph “Joey” Smith, age 54, of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Born in Hazelhurst, Mississippi on December 27, 1963, he was a son of ...

Jackson

John Ed Guyton, 90, Pendergrass
John Ed Guyton, 90, of Pendergrass passed away on Wednesday August 29, 2018 at Kindred Hospice in Athens. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, 20 ...

Lumpkin

John Avery Grizzle, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. John Avery Grizzle, age 85 of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at his residence. Born August 21, 1933, in Lumpkin County to parents Grayson and Louise To ...
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
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died