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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 24th, 2017

Banks

Harold Thomas, 71, Alto
Harold Thomas, age 71 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following and extended illness.   Born in Banks Co ...

Dawson

Leroy Harper, 86, Dawsonville
Leroy Harper, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 17, 2017 following a period of declining health.  He loved working on old cars and was a Little League baseball c ...
Melody Looper Collins, 65, Dawsonville
  Melody Looper Collins, 65, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Born August 27, 1 ...
Gene Lambert, 94, Dawsonville
Gene Lambert, 94, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday April 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born February 14, 1923 to the late Coker and Willie Mae Lambert in Atlant ...

Forsyth

  Kathleen L. Peterson died on April 21, 2017. She was a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of the Hickox School in Boston, Mass. She and her late husband, Donald, live ...
Grace Claire Piscitelli, 82 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Monday April 17, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonald ...

Gwinnett

Judy Gail Todd “Duckie” Alian, age 65 died Sunday, April 23, 2017 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 2:00 at Hamilton Mill ...

Habersham

Loyeta Morrison Cook, 78, Clarkesville
Loyeta Morrison Cook, age 78, of Clarkesville passed away comfortably on Monday, April 17, 2017 with the love of her life, her husband, Homer Cook by her side.     ...
William Michael Crawford, 65, Clarkesville
William Michael Crawford age 65, of Clarkesville passed away Sunday April 16, 2017.  Mr. Crawford was born in Habersham County  on April 16, 1952 and was preceded in d ...
Phillip B Palmer, 58, Clarkesville
Phillip B. Palmer, 58, of Clarkesville, Ga and Santee, South Carolina, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his home following a short illness. Born in Burlington, Vt on 1 ...
Daniel Roseman, 76, Clarkesville
Daniel “Brooks” Roseman, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his residence following an extended battle with Parkinson’s D ...

Hall

Louise Hulsey Barker, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Louise Hulsey Barker, 92, of Gainesville GA died Wednesday, April 12, 2017. She was the daughter of the late C. C. and Lilli Mae Hulsey of Rockmart GA.  Most of h ...
Edward Ronald Autry, 68, Oakwood
Memorial services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Sunday April 30, 2017 at Poplar Springs Baptist Church for Edward Ronald Autry, age 68 of Oakwood. The Rev. Ricky Thrasher will offi ...
Floyd David Bogle, 93, Gainesville
Floyd David Bogle, 93 of Gainesville died Tuesday, April 18, 2017.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Little & Davenport Funeral Hom ...
Barbara Caston, 74, Gainesville
Barbara Caston, 74 of Gainesville died Thursday, April 20, 2017.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Little & Davenport Funeral Home ...
Charlotte N. Dorsey, 73, Gainesville
Charlotte N. Dorsey 6/26/1944-4/22/2017 One of six children born to Robert Truman and Ruby Bryant, Charlotte married Edwin A. Dorsey on August 24, 1963. They spent most of their ...
Dr. James Edward Dorsey, 71, Gainesville
Dr. James Edward Dorsey, 71, Gainesville, died on April 22, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. He leaves behind his two children, Kim Gr ...
Ralph Clinton Gable, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Ralph Clinton Gable, 76, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday April ...
Walter McCline Holcomb, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Walter McCline Holcomb, 88 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at his residence. Walter was born in Hall County August 5, 1928.  Walter joined the U ...
Vernie Clifford Hudson, III, 26, Murrayville
Vernie Clifford Hudson, III, 26, of Murrayville passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.  Sunday, April ...
Harold Vandigriff Law, 77, Gainesville
Harold Vandigriff Law, affectionately known as “Hunky”, passed away in his home on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, after declining health in the past year. He was born t ...
Nancy Julia McCarey, 69, Flowery Branch
Nancy Julia McCarey, 69 of Flowery Branch died Friday April 21, 2017 at her residence. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Little & Davenport Funeral Hom ...
Alicia Velasquez Torres, 24, Gainesville
Alicia Velazquez Torres, 24 of Gainesville died Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and ...
Aaron E. Whelchel, Jr., 92, Braselton
Mr. Aaron E. Whelchel, Jr., 92 of Braselton died Friday April 21, 2017. Mr. Whelchel was the son of the late Aaron E. Whelchel, Sr. and Cora Bell Spencer Whelchel.   H ...
Stephen Andrew "Andy" White, 51, Gainesville
Stephen Andrew "Andy" White, 51 of Gainesville died Sunday April 16, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 3 ...

Jackson

Mamie Christine Spivey, 76, Hoschton
Mamie Christine Spivey, 76, of Hoschton, passed away April 18, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, April 24, 20 ...
Eleanor Potts Jackson, 90, Jefferson
  Mrs. Eleanor Potts Jackson, age 90, of Jefferson died Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Jackson was born in Commerce to the late, Fra ...
Mary Louise Nation, 69, Maysville
Mrs. Mary Louise Nation, age 69, of Maysville, GA died Saturday, April 22, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Nation was born in Commerce to the late Leatus and Gladys Acree Seay. & ...
June Sherman, 90, Jefferson
June Sherman age 90 of Jefferson passed away April 22, 2017 surrounded by her family.   Mrs. Sherman was born May 26, 1926 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Daniel & Se ...
Linda Bolch Stovall, 75, Hoschton
Linda Bolch Stovall, age 75, of Hoschton passed away Friday, April 21, 2017.  Survivors include her son Robert G. Stovall and wife Sharon of Hiawassee; daughter Robin Swett of ...

Lumpkin

Helen Louise Cain, 84, Dahlonega
Helen Louise Cain, 84, of Dahlonega passed away on April 20, 2017 at Gold City Convalescent Home following an extended illness.    She was preceded in death by her ...
Lynda Baltensperger, 66, Dahlonega
Lynda Baltensperger 66 of Dahlonega, Ga. died Sat. April 22, 2017 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center . Little & Davenport Funeral Home & Crematory 355 Dawsonville Hwy. Gainesvi ...
Sandra Elaine Dixon Day, 63, Dahlonega
Sandra Elaine Dixon Day, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017 following a sudden illness. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.  Elaine w ...
James Lamar Head, 79, Dahlonega
James Lamar Head, age 79, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017.   Lamar was born on November 3, 1937 in Dahlonega, GA to the late Elmer and Lucy Gilst ...

Other

Larry Theodore Blevins, 62, Danielsville
  Larry Theodore Blevins, age 62 of Danielsville, GA passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his residence.   Born in Commerce, GA, Mr. Blevins was the son of ...
Ora Adeline Williams, 88, Westminister, Colorado
Ora Adeline Williams, age 88, of Westminster, Colorado, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. Mrs. Williams was born on July 15, 1928, in Clarkesville, Georgia, to the late Oti ...
Ying Wang, 52, Alpharetta
Ying Wang, 52, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Seasons Hospice IPU, Cumming, Ga.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10: ...
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.