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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 25th, 2016

Dawson

Robert Kenneth Hicks, 64, Dawsonville
Robert Kenneth Hicks, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday July 20, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Mr. Hicks was born February 5, 1952 t ...

Gwinnett

John C. Peacock, 73, Buford
John C. Peacock, age 73 of Buford, GA died suddenly on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. A private interment will be held at Hamilton Mill Memorial Gardens. John is survived by his wife, Lau ...
Roger Byron Smith, 68, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Roger Byron Smith, age 68 of Buford, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 22, 2016.  Mr. Smith was born in Gainesville, Geo ...

Habersham

Ruthie Louise Nicely Brown, age 60 of Sautee, passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 from health complications. Born in White County, Georgia on June 3, 1956, she was a daughter of ...
Ruth Frederick Downey, 75, Cornelia
Ruth Frederick Downey, age 75, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Saturday, July 16, 2016. No formal services are planned at this time. Those wishing to expres ...
Charlotte Smith English, 87, Demorest
Charlotte Smith English, age 87 of Demorest passed away Saturday, July 23, 2017.  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesvill ...
Ernestine “Tina” Foster Harvill passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 7, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. Tina was born in Baldwin, Georgia on August 24, 19 ...
Leo Ivester, 75, Clarkesville
Leo Ivester, age 75 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at his residence. Born in Habersham County on March 2, 1941, he was a son of the late Newt Preston Iveste ...
O. B. Johnson, Jr, 79, Flowery Branch
Mr. O. B. Johnson, Jr., age 79, of Alto, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...

Hall

Felicia Jackson Burns, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Felicia Jackson Burns passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.  Born March 16, 1927 in Gainesville, Georgia, she was the daughter of the l ...
Oliver Cantrell, 97, Gainesville
 Mr. Oliver Clifton Cantrell Jr. age 97 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday July 20, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral service ...
Janet Jett Dillard, 84, Gainesville
Janet Jett Dillard, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday July 23, 2016.  The family will receive friends and family on Monday July 25, 2016 from 5:00pm – 7:00p ...
Elaine Jackson, 63, Murrayville
Elaine Jackson, age 63, of Murrayville, GA passed away on July 21, 2016. Elaine was daughter of the late Herschel Scott and Betty Armstrong.  She was also preceded in death ...
Delma Scott, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Delma Scott age 90 of Gainesville passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memo ...
Martha M. Stickles, 94, Gainesville
Mrs. Martha M. Stickles, 94 of Gainesville died Tuesday July 19, 2016 at Willowbrook at Lanier Village Estates. Memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday July 30, 201 ...

Jackson

Tracy Monroe Humphries, age 49 of Talmo, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at his residence. Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Chapel of M ...
Mary Lou Oliver, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Lou Bryant Oliver, age 90, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 22, 2016.  Mrs. Oliver was born in Talm ...
Evelyn Rylee Sims, 85, Maysville
Evelyn Rylee Sims, age 85 of Maysville, GA passed away Thursday July 21, 2016.   Mrs. Sims was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Nettie Hill Rylee. She retired from B ...

Other

Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, Alpharetta
Evelyn Anglin Melton, 71, born October 19, 1944 in Alpharetta, Ga., received her angel wings on July 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, Fl.  Evelyn was a devoted wife, mother, grandmot ...

Stephens

Pauline Thacker Littleton, 78, Eastanollee
Mrs. Pauline Thacker Littleton age 78 of 2580 Ridgeland Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday July 21, 2016 at her residence. A daughter of the late Roy T. and Myrtle Standrid ...
Aaron Todd Poland, 45, Toccoa
Mr. Aaron Todd Poland, 45, lost his long well fought battle with brain cancer on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at his home in Toccoa, Georgia.  He was born in Bowling Green, Ohio an ...

White

Rex Shoemake, 54, Cleveland
Rex Shoemake, age 54, of Cleveland, GA passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016. He is survived by his daughter, Christy Devlin; grandchildren, Emily, Lauryn, and Kelton Devlin; ...
Mrs Nancy Herrington age 70, of Sautee Nacoochee passed away Sunday July 24, 2016.  Funeral services will be held at 7 pm Tuesday July 26, 2016 at Barrett Funeral Home. &nb ...
Beverly Patricia Knight, 68, Cleveland
Beverly Patricia Knight, age 68 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral ...
Barbara Joan Walden, 78, Cleveland
Barbara Joan Walden, age 78, of Cleveland, entered into the presence of our Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 23, 2016.  Mrs. Walden was born in Marion, NC the daughter ...
'Pretty Woman' filmmaker Garry Marshall dies at age 81
Movie, TV writer-director Garry Marshall of 'Pretty Woman,' 'Happy Days' fame, has died at age 81
Campbell, former Falcons head coach, dies at 87
A former head coach for the Atlanta Falcons, Marion Campbell, has died at the age of 87.
Area businessman Richard Pope dies at age 79
Local businessman Richard Jackson Pope of Gainesville died Saturday, June 11, 2016, following a brief illness. Pope was 79.
Gordie Howe, known as 'Mr. Hockey,' dies at 88
Gordie Howe, the hockey great who set scoring records that stood for decades, has died
Funeral for one of Gainesville's first black police officers held
The funeral service was held Thursday morning for one of the first two black police officers hired by the City of Gainesville.
Funeral services for Gainesville philanthropist announced
Funeral services have been announced for Gene Beckstein.
Founder of Gainesville's Good News at Noon ministry dies at 93
Gene Beckstein, the man who founded Good News at Noon as an apartment ministry in Gainesville, died earlier today.
Bankruptcy Judge W.L. Norton, Jr. to be remembered at Saturday services
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for retired Judge William L. Norton, Jr. of Gainesville.