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Amber Rose Templeton, 17, Winder
Amber Rose Templeton, age 17, of Winder passed away Monday, June 29, 2015.  Amber loved her family, skateboarding, basketball, music and culinary arts.  Miss Templeton wa ...
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.

Forsyth

Rachel Montree Martin, 84, Cumming
Rachel Montree Martin, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, July  3, 2015. She was with The Forsyth County Board of Education for 30 years retiring as a secretary at Sawn ...
Michael William Parrott, 58, of Cumming, GA passed away on June 30, 2015. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Cum ...
Joan Diane Pendley, 71, Cumming
Joan Diane Pendley, age 71, of Cumming, passed away July 3, 2015. She was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. Joan is preceded in death by her parents, Egbert and Lois Payne, ...
Wayne Satterfield, 80, Cumming
Wayne Satterfield, age 80 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, July  3, 2015, peacefully at his home after a 2 1/2 year battle of Pulmonary Fibrosis.    Wayne is ...
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

Joel Alexander Kirby, 25, Suwanee
Joel Alexander Kirby, 25, of Suwanee, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He attended Clemson University, Georgia Tech, and Kansas State University. Joel was a graduate of Sout ...

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 ...
David Jonathon Whitaker, 43, Mt. Airy
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of David Jonathon Whitaker, age 43 of Mt. Airy, who passed away Friday, July 3, 2015.   Arrangements are i ...

Hall

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 ...
Winnie Christine Pirkle, age 83, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.  Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 7, 2015 ...
William A Royal, III, 68, Gainesville
William A. Royal ,lll age 68 of Gainesville, Ga. died July 3, 2015 at his residence after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held  Monday at 2:00 pm July 6, 2015 in ...
John Dee (J.D.) Satterfield, 94, Gainesville
Mr. John Dee “J.D.” Satterfield, age 94, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. He was preceded in death by his son, David N. Satterfield; parents, J ...
Edwin (Spur) Wiley, 66, Alto
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Edwin “Spur” Wiley, age 66 of Alto, who passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 at his residence.   ...
Beverly June Youngberg, 83, Oakwood
  Beverly June Youngberg, 83, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in her home. She was the widow of Everett Youngberg whom she married July ...

Jackson

Ms. Remonda Victoria Highfield, age 13, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Ms. Highfield was born in Gainesvil ...
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, ...
Carolyn M. Scoggins, 63, Jefferson
Carolyn M. Scoggins, age 63 of Jefferson, GA died Friday, July 3, 2015. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Danny ...

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

Belinda Ophelia Brown Barksdale was born on June 1,1950 in Detroit, Michigan.  She later moved to Decatur, GA where she lived until her passing on June 25, 2015.  She is ...

Stephens

Roy Alexander Fitzgerald, 88, Eastanollee
Mr. Roy Alexander Fitzgerald age 88 of 178 Turner Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday June 2, 2015 at Kindred Hospital in Atlanta.   A son of the late Alexander and M ...
  LOUDERMILK, Doris Crump- died July 1, 2015 in Lavonia, Georgia from a battle with cancer.  Born November 10. 1933 in Franklin County, Georgia, she lived her lif ...

Union

Billy J. Marr, 78, Suches
Billy J. Marr, age 78, of Suches, GA and formerly of the Mt. Moriah Community of Hoschton, GA passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015. He was preceded in death by his son, Phillip Wesl ...

White

Frank Lee Baker Jr., 64, Sautee
Frank Lee Baker Jr. age 64, of Sautee passed away Friday July 3, 2015.  Mr. Baker was born in Fulton County the son of the late Frank Lee Baker Sr. and Sarah Adams Baker. & ...
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 Penn ...
Longtime Gainesville-area GBI agent dies
A former GBI agent who was instrumental in the formation of the Appalachian Drug Task Force has died.
Billy Dilworth veteran Georgia, SC journalist dies at 80
A veteran journalist whose career touched newspapers, radio and television stations in Georgia and South Carolina has died in northeast Georgia.
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...