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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 ...
North Georgia real estate executive Frank Norton, Sr. dies at 92
Frank Norton, Sr., a Gainesville man who spent decades in the insurance and real estate industry in North Georgia, died Tuesday at the age of 92.
Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died
The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited
Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died
Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98
Attorney, philanthropist Phillip Sartain has died
Prominent Gainesville attorney and philanthropist Phillip Bond Sartain, known for his intelligence, his sense of humor and an unwavering commitment to his community, died peacefully Monday morning, his family said. He was 62.
K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80's Ladies,’ dies at 78
Country singer K
Lucile Beaver, daughter of longtime RMA president, has died
Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, who grew up on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, where her father Gen. Sandy Beaver, served as president, has died, her longtime attorney confirmed.
Charley Pride, country music's first Black star, dies at 86
Charley Pride, the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi who became one of country music’s biggest stars and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died