John "J.P." Hammond, 21, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 6, 2012. Born May 15, 1991, in Hendersonville, Tenn., Mr. Hammond was a 2009 graduate of Excellence Academy.
Carolyn Irene Higgins, 75, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 6, 2012. Born Feb. 14, 1937, to the late Dave and Eliza Kimbral, she lived most of her life in Dawson County.
Velvie C. Kirby, 79, of Cumming, died Dec. 4, 2012. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church.
Della Groves Nuzum, 80, of Lawrenceville, died Dec. 7, 2012. Born Jan. 21, 1932, in Richwood, W. Va., to the late Rev. S.G. and Reba Groves, she lived most of her adult life in Akron, Ohio.
Mary Patten, 80, of Cumming, died Dec. 9, 2012. Mary loved gardening and cooking and was well known for her delicious tea cakes.
Carey Edmund Schreiman died Dec. 7, 2012. Carey was the owner and founder of Coal Mountain Woodworking Company, having operated in Cumming since 1979.
Delbert H. Tow, 67, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 4, 2012. Born March 21, 1945, in Lumpkin County to the late Oscar and Nellie Tow, he had been a resident of Dawsonville most of his life.
Sandra Cain, 65, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 28, 2012. Born June 23, 1947, Mrs. Cain had been a resident of Dawsonville her entire life.
Paul J. Brauer, 73, of Sugar Hill, died Nov. 27, 2012. Born Dec. 27, 1938, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late Joseph and Mildred Brauer, he had lived in Gwinnett County since 1991, having moved from Indianapolis, Ind. While in Indianapolis, Mr. Brauer was manager of Kelly Springfield, after which he owned Paul's Tire and Auto. After moving to Georgia, he was employed in automobile sales, mostly for Saturn dealerships. He attended Christ the Redeemer ...
The Rev. Clay Cowart, 91, of Cumming, died Dec. 1, 2012. Clay was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. His wife, Edith Kate Lawson Cowart; six brothers and one sister, preceded him in death. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Harold Gravitt; son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Doris Cowart; sister, Inez Howard; grandchildren, Michele Nix, Melanie Gravitt, Tammy Sheriff, Tyler Cowart; great-grandchildren, Emily Nix, Ethan Nix, Molly Nix, Blakeley Sheriff, Madison Sheriff, ...
Gene B. Holbrook, 79, of Cumming, died Dec. 2, 2012. Gene was a member of Cumming First United Methodist Church.
Betty Fowler Miller, 85, of Forsyth County, died Nov. 27, 2012. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church in Forsyth County.
Raymond Stephen Carver, 83, of Cumming, died Dec. 1, 2012. A native of Atlanta, Mr. Carver was a Korean War veteran of the United States Marine Corps and retired after 40 years as an engineer with AT&T.
Alex Owen Pagel, 21, of Gainesville, died Nov. 22, 2012. Born in Jacksonville, Fla., he was the son of Janice Pagel of Gainesville and Mark and Cinde Pagel of Cumming.
Judy Rosalee "Rosie" Weaver, 57, of Tucker, formerly of Dawsonville, died Nov. 21, 2012. Miss Weaver was born March 23, 1955, in Gilmer County. She was the daughter of the late Edd and Roma Wright Weaver.
Angelia "Angie" Bradshaw, 45, of Dawsonville, died April 13, 2013.
Pierce H. Corn, 85, of Cumming, died April 14, 2013. Pierce was a founding member of Grace Baptist Church.
Harold D. "Danny" Perkins, 65, of Dawsonville, died April 15, 2013. Born Oct. 17, 1947, in Kennesaw to the late Raymond and Dora Berma Perkins, he lived most of his life in Dawson County.
Charles E. Vincent, 83, of Norcross, died April 13, 2013. Born March 11, 1930, in Pilot Oak, Ky., to the late Bruce and Pernie Vincent, he moved to Clarkston, Ga., in 1967 and to Norcross in 1988.
Stephen Brent Waters, 33, of Dahlonega, died April 9, 2013. Born Oct. 25, 1979, Mr. Waters was a native of Dawson County and had lived in Lumpkin County for the past year.