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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 1st, 2015

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. ...
Mr. Jesse Edwin (Eddie) Dooley, 58, of Cumming, died peacefully on Thursday, June 18, 2015. Eddie was a self-employed carpenter, a loving father, son and brother.   He ...
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, ...

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

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 ...
Sam Buffington, 68, Gainesville
Sam Buffington, 68, of Gainesville, GA, went to take his rest on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Sam was born January 14, 1947. He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife, Martha B ...
Paul Franklin Chandler, 85, Murrayville
                Paul Franklin Chandler, 85, of Murrayville passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at North ...
Frank Louis Hynes, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Frank Louis Hynes, age 68, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Atlanta Georgia, passed away Tuesday June 23, 2015 following a valiant battle with Acute Myloid Leukemia (AML) ...
Jack Clyburn Miller, 92, Hoschton
Mr. Jack Clyburn Miller, age 92, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Memorial Park South Cemetery. ...
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 ...
Dennis R. Smith, 62, Gainesville
Dennis R. Smith, 62, of Gainesville died June 28, 2015. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. at Alta Vista Cemetery. Wards Funeral Home, Gainesville, G ...
Rodney J. Terwilliger, Sr, 65, Flowery Branch
Mr. Rodney J. Terwilliger, Sr., age 65, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at his residence with family.   Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesd ...

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 ...
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

Clydie Belle Dockery, 82, Dahlonega
Mrs. Clydie Belle Dockery, age 82, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at her home following a short illness.   Clydie Belle was born in Lumpkin County, G ...

Other

Betty Sue Vaughan Angel, 61, Carnesville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Betty Sue Vaughan Angel, 61, of Carnesville who passed away on Friday, June 26, at the NE GA Medical Center in Gainesville ...
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 ...
Frances Norton Lanier, 73, Decatur
Mrs. Frances Norton Lanier, age 73 of 3389 Huntwood Court, Decatur, Georgia passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Fountainview Center, Atlanta, Georgia.   A daughter of t ...

White

Beulah Cleo Freeman, 99, Cleveland
Beulah Cleo Freeman age 99, of Cleveland passed away Saturday June 27, 2015.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland. 
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 ...
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 ...
Geneva Turner, 87, Cleveland
Mrs. Geneva Turner, age 87, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Turner was born on April 7, 1928 to the late Fred and Annie Garmon Gil ...
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"...