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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 27th, 2016

Forsyth

George Edward Feeney, 78, Cumming
George Edward Feeney, age 78 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church. George was a loving husband, father and grandfath ...
Dina Sarandis, 90, Cumming
Dina Sarandis, age 90, of Cumming, GA, passed away on August 25, 2016.  Dina was born in Springfield, MA, in 1925, to the late Nicholas and Athamandia Makrianis. While living ...
Michael White, Cumming
Michael White, “Mike” passed away on August 25, 2016.  A native Atlantan, he grew up in the West End area of Atlanta and attended West Fulton High School.  Mi ...
Janice Faye Zuelch, 73, Cumming
Janice Faye Zuelch, 73, passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016.  She was a loving wife, and mother who spent the better part of her career teaching 2nd grade in South Florid ...

Gwinnett

Harry Douglas “Doug” Wallace, age 77 of Buford, GA died Monday, August 22, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, August ...
Maximo Clavijo, 85, Suwanee
Maximo Clavijo, 85, of Suwanee, GA died on August 23, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.  Born in La Plaz, Bolivia he was the son of the late Jose and Juana Clavijo. Mr. C ...
Marion Elbert Pruett, 92, Buford
Marion Elbert Pruett, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pickett and Minnie Pruett; brother, Ellis Pruett; an ...
Cory William Taylor, 25, Norcross
Cory William Taylor, 25 of Norcross, GA passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016.  A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Northpoint Comm ...

Habersham

Phillip Allen, 70, Demorest
Phillip Allen, age 70, of Demorest, Georgia, went to his Heavenly Home on Thursday, August 25, 2016. Mr. Allen was born on August 14, 1946, to the late Frank Allen and Martha Sa ...
Paul Douglas “Doug” Forester, age 71, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Mr. Forester was born on November 20, 1944 in Gainesville, ...

Hall

Jeffery Scott Atkins, 58, Gainesville
      Mr. Jeffery Scott Atkins age 58 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday August 24, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.  F ...
Mary Bob (Bobbie) Carson, 92, Gainesville
Mary Bob (Bobbie) Carson, 92, passed on August 26, 2016 at The Oaks Limestone, Gainesville, GA. Born in Winder, GA on April 7, 1924, Mrs. Carson was the daughter of Robert Lee a ...
Rebecca Diane Freeman, 37, Gainesville
Rebecca Diane Freeman, 37, of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at her residence.  She was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church.  She w ...
Robert Day Jenkins, Sr., 69, Flowery Branch
Mr. Robert Day Jenkins, Sr., age 69, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, August 26, 2016 at Pruett Health in Buford. Mr. Jenkins was born December 6, 1946 to the late Robert D ...
Timothy William King, 53, Flowery Branch
Mr. Timothy William King age 53 of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday August 20, 2016 at his residence. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. Mr. King was ...
Ms. Martha Sue Sloan Mollohan went to be with her Lord on August 25, 2016. She was 76 years old. She was preceded in death by her parents, son, and husband. She left behind her ...
Edward T. Parks, III, 85, Gainesville
One of the South’s most capable and fantastic storytellers has told his last story. Edward T. Parks, III, 85, known and loved as Ed passed into the hands of his Lord and Savi ...
Timothy Norris Shields, Sr., 53, Gainesvilles
 Mr. Timothy Norris Shields, Sr. age 53 of Gainesville passed away on Friday August 26, 2016 at his residence following a brief illness.        ...
Mark Dwayne Turner, 58, Flowery Branch
Mark Dwayne Turner, age 58 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016.  Mark is survived by his daughter Kim Turner; sister Tracy McWhorter and husband Gary; niece ...
Randall Hugh Turpin, 69, Gainesville
Randall Hugh Turpin, age 69 of Gainesville, Georgia went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 20, 2016. Mr. Turpin was born January 22, 1947 in Gainesville, G ...
Jordan Christopher Walling, 23, Gainesville
Mr. Jordan Christopher Walling age 23 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday August 25, 2016 following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. ...
Infant Dinah Paige Whited, 5 months, of Monroe passed away on Monday August 08, 2016 at Egelston Hospital; following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sund ...
Mrs. Mildred Jeanette Wilson, 86 of Gillsville died Friday August 26, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm Monday August ...

Jackson

Cecil Hobson Venable, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Cecil Hobson Venable, age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016. The Funeral arrangements are pending at t ...

Lumpkin

George Kennedy Hinton, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. George Kennedy Hinton, age 85, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 at his residence. Born in Columbus, Georgia on July 25, 1931, he was the son of Walter B. H ...
Thomas Jerry Abee, 73, Dahlonega
Thomas Jerry Abee, age 73, of Dahlonega GA passed away on August 25, 2016. Jerry was born in Atlanta, GA on October 9, 1942 to the late Roy Howard and Mae Stargel Abee. Jerry ...

Other

John P. Halpin Jr., 59, Roswell
John P. Halpin Jr. of Roswell, GA passed away after a short illness at the age of 59 on August 16, 2016. Born to John and Geraldine (Bufé) Halpin in Lenox, MA, John ha ...
Leslie Earl Kemp, 61, Cedar Bluff, AL
Leslie Earl Kemp age 61 of Cedar Bluff, Alabama, formerly of Atlanta passed away August 22, 2016 from complications of COPD.  Surviving are his mother, Bobbie T. Kemp and his ...
James Payne, 76, Acworth
Memorial services for James Payne, age 76 or Acworth and formerly of Habersham County will be held on Monday, August 29, 2016 at 1:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. The f ...

Stephens

Pamela Morgan Pyeatt, 61, Toccoa
Mrs. Pamela Morgan Pyeatt age 61 of 48 Valley Circle, Toccoa passed away Thursday August 25, 2016 at Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Don and Juanita Evanson Mo ...
Mr. James “Jim” Riley Westbrooks, age 68 of 43 Norman Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Robert S. and Wi ...

White

Julius Papatyi, 82, Cleveland
Julius Papatyi, age 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday August 26, 2016 at Friendship Health and Rehab. Mr. Papatyi was born on July 29, 1934, in Pannonhalma, Hungary, to th ...
Delorice Ann Cannon, Cleveland
Delorice Ann Cannon of Norcross, GA formerly of Cleveland, GA passed away August 23, 2016. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, August 27, 2016 fro ...
Patricia Clay Johnson, 74, Cleveland
Patricia Clay Johnson, age 74 of Cleveland formerly of Lula, Georgia passed away on Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. ...
Stephen Myers, 61, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Stephen Alan Myers, age 61  of Cleveland. Mr. Myers passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016. A memorial service i ...
Julius Papayti, 82, Cleveland
Julius Papatyi, age 82, of Cleveland, passed away on Friday August 26, 2016 at Friendship Health and Rehab.  Mr. Papatyi was born on July 29, 1934, in Pannonhalma, Hungary, ...
William Smith, 88, Cleveland
William “Bill” Smith, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2016 at his residence.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announc ...
Wreck claims life of retired law enforcement, fire officer
A Hoschton man with strong, longtime ties to area public safety died Friday from injuries suffered in a Franklin County motorcycle wreck Wednesday.
Bryan Clauson dies from injuries suffered in sprint car crash
Three-time USAC champion driver Bryan Clauson passed away Monday morning as a result of injuries suffered in a crash during the 39th-annual Belleville Midget Nationals USAC midget race Saturday night...
Veterans advocate, 'mayor' of New Holland dies
A longtime veterans advocate in the Gainesville area has died.
Hugh Mills, first president of Gainesville Junior College, dies
Hugh Mills, Jr., the founding president of Gainesville Junior College (now a part of the University of North Georgia), died Thursday night.
Mad magazine artist and Dawgs illustrator Jack Davis dies
Jack Davis, the prolific Mad magazine illustrator, cartoonist and movie poster artist, has died
'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.