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Local Obits for Sat. Aug 4th, 2018

Dawson

Donna Sue Roland, 59, Dawsonville
Mrs. Donna Sue Roland, age 59, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018. Donna was born in Tate, GA on October 14, 1959. She was preceded in death by her father Donas ...

Forsyth

George F. Henderson, 87, Cumming
George F. Henderson, 87, of Cumming, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away peacefully on Saturday August 4, 2018. Born August 20, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Charles F. ...

Gwinnett

Monroe V. Hooper, 74, Buford
Monroe V. Hooper, age 74, of Buford, GA, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018.  He was born June 1, 1944, the son of Woodrow Wilson and Willa Mae Hooper of Blue Ridg ...

Habersham

Helen V. Gerrell, 82, Demorest
Helen V. Gerrell, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia, went to her Heavenly Home on Saturday, August 4, 2018, following a sudden illness. Mrs. Gerrell was born on March 4, 1936, in Dem ...
Mrs. Connie Elaine Wolfanger Payne, age 68 of Roberts Way, Cornelia, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of Donald Wolfanger and the late E ...

Hall

Melissa Anne Nuernberg Sherk, 50, Gainesville
Melissa Anne Nuernberg Sherk 50, passed away on August 4, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 ...
Eleanor Hosch Dunlap, 89, Gainesville
Eleanor Hosch Dunlap, a life-long resident of Gainesville, Georgia, died on August 3, 2018. She was born on May 21, 1929, the daughter of Ernestine Ham Hosch and Heyward Carithers ...
Maxine Smith Griffin, 86, Gainesville
In the early morning hours of Saturday, August 4, 2018, Maxine Smith Griffin was welcomed into her heavenly home by a host of family members and friends, including her husband, Hen ...

Lumpkin

Charles (Chuck) Howard Dobson, Scotsman, businessman, world traveler, dog lover, and foodie died on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the age of 74.      Bor ...
Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, dies
Hugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died
Carl Reiner, beloved creator of 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' dies
Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile comedy writer, actor and director, has died
Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85
Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship football team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88