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Donnice Tolan Mills, 73, Auburn
Donnice Tolan Mills, age 73, of Auburn, GA passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Mills, and daughter, Gail Mills.  She is ...
Donald Thomas, 65, Auburn
Mr. Donald Thomas, age 65, of Auburn, Georgia passed away July 31, 2015.  Mr. Thomas was preceded by his Father, Andrew Thomas and Brother, Rick Thomas.   He had att ...

Dawson

Arthur "Art" C. Dover, 82, Dawsonville
Arthur “Art” C. Dover, U.S. Air Force Retired, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 27, 2015 at Sonshine Manor following an extended illness. Born May 19, 1933 ...
Martha Leana Hardin, 81, Dawsonville
Martha Leana Hardin, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 27, 2015 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born March 11, 1934 in Atlanta to the late Oliv ...

Forsyth

Dr. Sam Ernest Adams, 56, Cumming
Dr. Sam Ernest Adams (Mississippi State School of Veterinary Medicine ’99) of Cumming, GA departed this life to be with our Lord and Savior on July 30, 2015 at the age of 56. ...
Gary Franklin Bowman, 61, Cumming
Gary Franklin Bowman, 61 of Cumming, Ga passed away on Friday July 24th, 2015. He was loved by all that knew him. Gary was employed with Tru-Green lawn care. Visitation will be ...

Gwinnett

William Craig “CJ” Ford, 29, Harrisburg, PA formerly of Atlanta
William Craig “CJ” Ford, age 29 of Harrisburg, PA and formerly of Atlanta, GA died suddenly on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 1 ...
Linda Joyce Henderson, 67, Lawrenceville
Linda Joyce Henderson, age 67, of Lawrenceville passed away Monday, July 27, 2015.  Mrs. Henderson was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  She was always very support ...
Sophie Utlek Langert, 85, Buford
Mrs. Sophie Utlek Langert, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015. She is survived by her husband of over sixty years, Edward G. Langert, Buford, GA; children ...
Rebecca Jo “Beckie” Manning, 37, of Suwanee passed away July 22, 2015. Born August 31, 1977, she was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County.  Beckie was very dev ...
 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

Michael Richard McNabb, 67, Gainesville
              Michael Richard McNabb, 67, died Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 4:00 am at his home in Gainesville, Georgia, ...
Patsy Jane Fisher Cannon, 83, Gainesville
Patsy Fisher Cannon (Nanny) passed away July 23, 2015 at The Oaks on Limestone where she resided since sustaining a fall in April. She was cared for kindly and gently by the staff ...
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 ...
Harland David Locklear, 78, Gainesville
Memorial services for Harland David Locklear age 78 of Gainesville, will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday August l, 2015 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Jody Garrison w ...
Gerald O. Roberts, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Gerald O. Roberts age 76 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday July 30, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday August ...
Pauline W Seay, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Pauline W Seay, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &nb ...
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 ...
Mary Lou Williams, 64, Gainesville
Mrs. Mary Lou Williams, age 64, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on July 8, 2015.   Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Central Baptist C ...
Richard Hugh Williams, Jr, 89, Flowery Branch
Mr. Richard Hugh Williams, Jr., age 89, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at his residence with family.   Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Satur ...

Jackson

Deborah Elaine Patrick, 61, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Deborah Elaine Patrick, age 61, of Commerce who passed away on Monday July 27th, 2015.   She was the daughter of the ...
Tracy India Whitt, 50, Braselton
Tracy India Hainey Whitt, 50, entered into rest July 31, 2015.  Tracy was born in Lilburn, GA, daughter of Jerry and Dianne Hainey.  She was a devoted wife and mother.&nb ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Connie Marie Martin Barrett, age 60, of Athens, GA, of the South Jackson community, who passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2015. Mrs. ...
John Franklin Mathis, 71, Danielsville
Mr. John Frankiln “Punk” Mathis age 71 of Danielsville passed away Wednesday July 29, 2015 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. Mathis was born August30, 1943 in ...

Stephens

William Clinton Ayers, 89, Toccoa
Mr. William Clinton Ayers, age 89 of 1524 Mize Road of Toccoa was received into heaven on July 30, 2015 at Stephens County Hospital.   A son of the late Isom and Bessie ...

White

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 ...
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.