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Local Obits for Thu. Sep 6th, 2018

Banks

J.L. Carroll, 73, Gillsville
J.L. Carroll, age 73 of Gillsville, GA passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born on Sept. 18, 1944 in Jefferson, GA, he was the son of the late Tom and Gladys Jackson Carr ...

Barrow

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Betty Jean Gerber (Tennant), born July 13, 1935 in Peoria, Illinois and passed away on September 6, 2018 after a long illness, now reunite ...

Dawson

Vaudell Carter Sosebee, 93, Dawsonville
Vaudell Carter Sosebee, 93, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday September 6, 2018 at North Georgia Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born November 3, 1924 ...

Forsyth

Mary Margaret Anderson, 83, Cumming
Mary Margaret Anderson, age 83, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018.  Mary is survived by her husband of 65 years, Leonard William Anderson; her tw ...

Gwinnett

Florence Wilson King, 98, Buford
Mrs. Florence Wilson King, age 98, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank King; parents, Arthur and Nancy Wilson; da ...

Habersham

Hazel Ann Chosewood Lewallen, age 81 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born in Alto, Georgia on June 30, 1937 to the late William Thomas Chosewood and Ethe ...

Hall

Deborah Yvonne Altenburg, 67, Gainesville
Deborah Yvonne Altenburg, age 67 of Gainesville passed away Thursday September 6, 2018. Memorial services are scheduled for 4:00 p.m. Saturday September 15, 2018 at 7817 Duncan ...
Harold James Clarke, 72, Gainesville
Harold James Clarke, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018.  Mr. Clarke was born to the late Herman and Cleo Smallwood Clarke.  He was also pre ...

Jackson

JoAnn "Jody" Savage Wetherford, age 73, of Braselton passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Lawson Fu ...

Lumpkin

Wayne Dills, 64, Dahlonega
Mr. Wayne Dills, age 64, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. Wayne was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on May 1, 1954 to the lat ...

Other

Lawrence Neal “Pete” Gunn, age 69 of Dallas, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on July 22, 1949 to the late Donald E ...

White

Bobby Keith Helton, 72, Cleveland
Bobby Keith Helton, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018. Mr. Helton was born on September 21, 1945, in White County, to the late Grady and Juanita ...
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.