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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 ...
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