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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 3rd, 2018

Dawson

Raymond ‘Scooter’ Cox, of ‘The Hill’ Dawsonville, GA, departed this life Monday, September 3, 2018. He is survived by wife Amy Sperry Cox, sisters Virgin ...

Forsyth

Reba Joyce Koon, 81, Cumming
Reba Joyce Koon, age 81, of Cumming, GA, formerly of Mooresville, NC, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 3, 2018. Reba was born in 1937, to the late Parnell and Julia Lewi ...
Estell Tidwell Venable, 91, Cumming
Estell Tidwell Venable, 91, of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on September 3, 2018. Estell was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She attended J. Allen Couch Grammar ...
Kenneth Roscoe Witherow, 54, of Cumming passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018.  A member of Spirit Baptist Church in Dawsonville, Mr. Witherow was well loved by everyone aroun ...

Gwinnett

Dolores "Dot" (Samples) Williams, 77, Clarksville, TN formerly of Sugar Hill
Dolores "Dot" (Samples) Williams, 77, formerly of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away peacefully in her residence in Clarksville, TN on September 3, 2018. She is preceded in d ...

Habersham

Lee Roy Brookshire, 78, Baldwin
Lee Roy Brookshire, age 78 of Baldwin, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. Born in Demorest, Georgia on April 22, 1940 to the late Ausborn and Bonnie Burrell Brookshire. H ...
Mary Lawson Littlejohn, 83, Cornelia
Mary Lawson Littlejohn, age 83 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. Born in Obion, Tennessee on May 24, 1935 to the late Edward Thomas Lawson and Lydia Onna V ...

Hall

David Perry, 68, Flowery Branch
David Perry, 68, of Flowery Branch, died Monday September 3, 2018. Born September 23, 1949, he lived in Hall County all of his life.  David was a family man, raising Jennif ...
James Henry (Jimmy) Steptoe, 86, Gainesville
James Henry Steptoe (Jimmy) passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018 at New Horizons North in Gainesville, Georgia at the age of 86. Jimmy is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ramo ...
Leon Jackson Crow, 91, Flowery Branch
Leon Jackson Crow, age 91, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Monday, September 3, 2018. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Karen Mosely; and parents, Jim and Edit ...

Lumpkin

Dawn Carolyn Oakley, 70, Dahlonega
Mrs. Dawn Carolyn Oakley, age 70, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, September 3, 2018. Dawn was born in Valdosta on April 2, 1948 to the late Bob and Robbie Garner Weldy.  I ...

Other

Beverly Ann Waters, 73, Geismer, LA
Beverly Ann Waters, 73, of Geismar, LA passed away September 3, 2018 in Baton Rouge, LA.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at N ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.