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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 4th, 2015

Dawson

Grace Fields, 77, Dawsonville
Grace Fields, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Friday July 31, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospice following a period of declining health. Born January 26, 1938 to the late Hoke and ...

Forsyth

Brenda Lee Bruce, 49, Cumming
Brenda Lee Bruce, age 49, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Northside-Forsyth Hospital. Brenda was born in Cumming, GA July 1, 1966 and was a lifelong residen ...
Peggy Sue Helton, age 76 of Forsyth County, passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Leon Helton.   She is survive ...

Gwinnett

 Jacob Jerry Dean Smith, 9, of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015.  Jacob was born June 21, 2006 and was a  resident of Forsyth County his ...
Jared Will Smith, 8, Suwanee
Jared Will Smith,8 of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Jared, born July 16, 2007 was a residents of Forsyth County where he lived all his life. He&nbs ...

Habersham

Christopher Watts, age 39, of Habersham County passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Hillside Chapel Funeral Home & Cremation Se ...

Hall

Dorothy Wilson Abernathy, 91, Gainesville
Dorothy Wilson Abernathy “Mama Dot”, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the age of 91 following a period of declining health. Born on June 16, 1924 in Gillsville, Ge ...
Mary Ann Norrell Brock, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Ann Norrell Brock ,age  85, of Gainesville passed away Friday, July 31, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. Born in Hall County, Georgia on January 22 ...
Gwendolyn Jane Cagle, 57, Gainesville
Gwendolyn Jane Cagle, 57, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Memorial Services will be held on ...
Etta Mildred England, 75, Gainesville
Etta Mildred England, 75, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015 at New Horizon North following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August ...
Horace Eugene Gee Sr., 84, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for Monday August 3, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Ward's Funeral Home for Horace Eugene Gee, Sr, 84, of Gainesville. Rev. Sven Mossinger and ...
Naomi Harriett Irvin Kemp, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Naomi Harriett Irvin Kemp, age 85, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, August 01, 2015, following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 4, ...
Mr. Jerry Kimbrell passed away on Saturday August 1, 2015 01, 2015 at Kennestone Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Mem ...
Jerry Lee Kimbrell, 65, Gainesville
Jerry Lee Kimbrell, 65, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Kennestone Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in ...
Lavonia Meeks Wofford, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Lavonia Meeks Wofford age 83 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday August 01, 2015 at Autumn Breeze. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday August 4, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ...
Herschel Mize, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Herschel Mize age 57 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday August 1, 2015 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.   Memorial Park Funeral H ...
Herschel Mize Sr., 57, Gainesville
Herschel Mize Sr., 57, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of memorial P ...
Miranda Duncan Parks, Gainesville
Miranda “Randy” Duncan Parks, one of the Lord’s kindest, most compassionate gifts to humanity, passed gently into sweet eternity after a period of declining healt ...
Margie Thomas Slater, 84, Gainesville
Mrs. Margie Thomas Slater, 84 of Gainesville died Sunday August 2, 2015 peacefully at her residence. Born in Banks County, Mrs. Slater had lived in Hall County for most of her l ...
James R. Thayer, 92, Gainesville
James R. Thayer, 92, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, July 31, 2015.   Funeral arrangements will be announced soon.   Little & Davenport Funeral Home ...
Ann Allen Williams, 83, Gainesville
Ann Allen Williams born June 9, 1932, in Gainesville, Georgia, died July 25, 2015 in her apartment at Smoky Springs Retirement Community, Gainesville. Ann was a graduate of Ly ...
Mrs. Lavonia Wofford, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Lavonia Wofford age 83 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday August 1, 2015 01, 2015 at Autumn Breeze. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Memorial Park Fune ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Chester “Doc” Randolph Baxter, age 89 of Murrayville. Mr. Chester passed away Saturday, August 1, 201 ...

Jackson

Carla Day Cash, 55, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Carla Day Cash, age 55, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015. Ms. Cash was a homemaker, and a  daughter ...
Samuel Lee Farmer, 50, Jefferson
Samuel Lee Farmer, age  50, of Jefferson passed away Friday, July 31, 2015.  Memorial services will be held 11:00 am  Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home ...
Jerry Philip Haley, 63, Braselton
Jerry Philip Haley, age 63, of Braselton passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015.  Mr. Haley was a member of Hamilton Mill Christian Church in Buford.  He retired from MARTA a ...
Donna Thurmond, 55, Kennesaw, formerly or Hoschton
 Mrs. Donna Thurmond, age 55, of Kennesaw, Georgia, formerly of Hoschton, died August 2, 2015. Mrs. Thurmond was employed by Waste Management as a Senior Accounts Payabl ...
Jane McEver Wilson, 81, Nicholson
Mrs. Jane McEver Wilson, age 81, of Nicholson, GA died Monday, August 03, 2015 at her residence. Mrs. Wilson was born in Maysville to the late Carl and Lucy Bennett McEver. She was ...

Other

Mary Elizabeth Nigreville age 83 of Royston passed away Friday July 31, 2015 at the Hill Haven Nursing Center.   The family will recieve friends from 9:00 a.m until serv ...
Mabel Pettyjohn, 92, Big Canoe
Mabel Pettyjohn, 92, of Big Canoe passed away Sunday August 2, 2015 at Wildwood Health Care following a period of declining health. Born November 9, 1922 in Warren County, GA to ...

Rabun

Mary Elaine Hollifield Speed, age 72 of Clayton, Georgia, passed away suddenly August 1, 2015. She was the daughter of Edgar Talmadge (deceased) and Alene Brown Hollifield.  S ...

Stephens

Mattie Norris Adams, 86, Toccoa
Mrs. Mattie Norris Adams age 86 of Toccoa passed away Saturday August 1, 2015 at her niece’s residence. A daughter of the late Cliff and Nancy Lee Norris, she was born in ...

White

Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Wendell Lamar Harkins of Cleveland. Mr. Harkins passed away Monday, August 3, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incom ...
Harvey Harrison Miller, 50, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Harvey Harrison Miller, age 50 of Cleveland. Mr. Miller passed away Monday, August 3, 2015. Funeral arrangements ...
Linda Fain Evans Stewart, 74, Atlanta, formerly of Helen
  Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Linda Stewart ( Fain) Mrs. Stewart died of natural causes on July 27, 2015 in Woodstock, GA.  She was ...
Bessie Wilson, 93, Cleveland
Bessie Wilson age 93, of Cleveland passed away Monday August 3, 2015.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland. 
Gainesville businessman, tornado survivor, World War II vet dies
A Gainesville man who survived the tornado of 1936 and service in World War II and became a successful businessman has died.
Omar Sharif, of "Doctor Zhivago," "Lawrence of Arabia," dies
CAIRO (AP) — In "Lawrence of Arabia," Omar Sharif first emerges as a speck in the distance in the shimmering desert sand. He draws closer, a black-robed figure on a trotting camel, until he finally di...
Former Oakland Raiders QB Stabler dead at 69
A Snake wouldn't seem to offer much help on a football field.Unless that snake was named Stabler.Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to a Super Bowl victory and was the NFL's Most Valuable Player...
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.