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Vera Thompson, 55, Winder
Vera Thompson, 55 of Winder, Ga, passed away June 30, 2105.    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home.

Dawson

James Lee Ray, 72, Dawsonville
James Lee Ray, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Monday June 29, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness. Born October 21, 1942 in Lumpkin County to the late Jim Ray an ...

Forsyth

Thomas Young Droney, 71, Cumming
Thomas Young Droney, 71, of Cumming passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mubeccel Droney. Survivors include loving relatives and friends. ...
John Joseph Dumphy, 78, Cumming
John Joseph Dumphy, 78, of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday June 27, 2015. Born August 29, 1936 in Worcester, MA to the late T. Francis and Mary Dumphy, he had lived in Forsyth ...
Ricky L.C. Frady, 61, Cumming
  Ricky L.C. Frady, age 61, of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Garmon Frady; and daughter, Melinda Frady. He ...
Benny Lamar Nuckolls, Sr., 83, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, GA passed away peacefully on June 29, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Truman and Nellie Nuckolls ...
Frank B. (Big Daddy) Pounds, Sr. age 91, of Cumming passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Pounds served in World War II. He was a former member and Ordained ...
Eugene Arthur Schmidt, 80, Cumming
Eugene Arthur Schmidt, age 80, U. S. Army Veteran, beloved husband of Karin, loving father to his nine children, Jeanie Gifford, Traverse City, MI, Jerri Gavord ( Gary), Bay City, ...
Peter Martin Vis, 54, Cumming
Peter Martin Vis, 54, of Cumming passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He proudly served his nation in the United States Navy, was a Master Gardener and Boy Scout Volunteer. He w ...

Gwinnett

James L. Taylor, 84, Buford
James L. Taylor, age 84, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-one years, Evelyn Johnson Taylor; daughter, Connie Taylor ...

Habersham

Evelyn Ryals Barron, 97, Demorest
Evelyn Ryals Barron, age 97, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Mrs. Barron was born on November 3, 1917 in Demorest, Georgia to the late Joshua C. and ...
Doris Baird Clark, 84, Cornelia
Doris Baird Clark, age 84 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 at her residence following a brief illness. Born in Stephens County, Georgia on November 1 ...

Hall

Annie Lee Peek Baker, 83, Gainesville
            Annie Lee Peek Baker, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Waterford Assisted Living follo ...
Vicki Joyce Anderson, 63, Gainesville
Vicki Joyce Anderson, age 63, of Gainesville, passed away on July 1, 2015.  She was a lifelong resident of Forsyth Co, GA and a faithful  member of Salem Baptist Church. ...
Paul Franklin Chandler, 85, Murrayville
                Paul Franklin Chandler, 85, of Murrayville passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at North ...
Wayne King, 77, Flowery Branch
Mr. Wayne King, age 77, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Hopewell Baptist ...
Paul E. Robinson, 78, Gainesville
Paul E. Robinson, 78, of Gainesville died June 29, 2015. Ward's Funeral Home, Gainesville in charge arrangements.
Paul Edward Robinson Jr, 78, Gainesville
Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday July 2, 2015 at Alta Vista Cemetery for Paul Edward Robinson Jr., age 78 of Gainesville. The family will receive friends Wednesda ...

Jackson

Carolyn Fitzpatrick, 68, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home of Commerce announces services for Carolyn Fitzpatrick 68 of Commerce who died Tuesday June 30,2015.  She is survived by three brothers, Tully Westmoreland o ...
Peggy Oneal Pace, 82, Commerce
            Ms. Peggy Oneal Pace, age 82 of Commerce died Thursday, July 02, 2015 at Wilbanks Country Living Personal Care Ho ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janet Louise Caldwell Reynolds, age 84 of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Mrs. Reynolds was born in Brookville, ...
Xerlan Hazen Swaffar, 104, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Xerlan Hazen Swaffar, age 104, of Jefferson GA, who passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Mrs. Swaffar was born on a farm near Cent ...

Lumpkin

Pegi Lauren Black, 68, Dahlonega
Mrs. Pegi Lauren Black, age 68, of Dahlonega passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, Ga following the return of an extended illness. Born in Pari ...

Other

Charlotte D. Sneed, 92, Boulder, Colorado, formerly of Roswell
Mrs. Charlotte D. Sneed, age 92, of Boulder, Colorado, formerly of Roswell passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 2, 2015 at ...

Stephens

Infant Kaelynn Grace-Monree Goodson, age 6 weeks of 630 Combs Avenue, Martin passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at her residence. A daughter of Ronny and Kari Dennison Goodson, s ...

White

Mrs. Beulah Cleo Barrett Freeman, age 99, of Cleveland passed away Saturday, June 28, 2015, at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin.  Mrs. Freeman was born on January 7, 1916 ...
Victor Fritz, 60, Sautee
Victor Fritz, age 60 of Sautee, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Fritz was born July 25, 1954 in New Orleans, LA to the late Victor and Dorothy Penny Frit ...
Mary Gilstrap, 90, Cleveland
Mary Gilstrap, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, July 02, 2015 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Gilstrap was born February 8, 1925 in Cleveland, GA ...
Jonathan Barnes Johnson, 80, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jonathan Barnes Johnson, age 80 of Cleveland. John passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Funeral services are schedule ...
Mrs. Virginia (Ginger) Satterfield, age 77, of Lula,  passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015.  Mrs. Satterfield was born in Hall County on August 13, 1937 to Forrester and ...
Gus Whalen, community businessman and philanthropist, dies at 70
Charles E. “Gus” Whalen, a Gainesville entrepreneur who turned the family manufacturing business that made corsets from the quills of fowls into a multigenerational educational facility, died Sunday. He was 70.
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
Former GHS Principal Segars dead at 81
Funeral services are set for Thursday for former Gainesville High School Principal Curtis Segars.
Longtime Gainesville doctor remembered at Monday services
A man who practiced medicine for 37 years in Gainesville passed away on Friday, May 15 and will be remembered Monday, May 18 at a memorial service at First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville.
'King of the Blues' B.B. King dead at 89 at home in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursda...
'Graduate' actress Elizabeth Wilson dies at 94
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Elizabeth Wilson, who built a career as a character actress in films such as "The Graduate" and "9 to 5," has died. She was 94.Wilson, who lived in Branford with her sister, di...
Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92
DALLAS (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in the nation's history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died at age 92.The...
'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby"...