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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 25th, 2016

Forsyth

Elizabeth Isabel Smith, 94, Cumming
Elizabeth Isabel Smith, 94, of Cumming, GA died at her daughter’s home in Cumming on August 24, 2016.  Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late John and ...

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 ...

Habersham

Regina Shirley Eller Sumpter, age 53 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs. Sumpter was born in Atlanta, Georgia on May ...
Estelle Baker Crane, 88, Clarkesville
Estelle Baker Crane, age 88 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016. Born in Warrenton, Georgia on May 20, 1928 she was a daughter of the late Algernon and Anna L ...
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, ...
Winnie Kathleen Nicholson, 85, Clarkesville
Winnie Kathleen Nicholson, 85 of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from natural causes. Born in Rabun County, Georgia on January 26, 1931, she was a daughter ...

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 ...
Jean Duncan, 86, Gainesville
  Jean Duncan, of Gainesville, went to be with her Savior on Tuesday August 23, 2016 at the age of 86.  She was born January 10, 1930 in Homestead, Florida to the late ...
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 ...
Ximena Garcia, inf, Gainesville
Infant Ximena Garcia of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016. “She has been a blessing to our lives, and has shown us how to be strong and have faith in Go ...
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 ...
William Ellerbe Pelham, IV, 67, Gainesville
Mr. William Ellerbe Pelham, IV, age 67 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended 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 ...
Patricia Smith Williams, 52, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Patricia Smith Williams, age 52, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Medical Management Health & Rehab in Macon, following an extended illness. Gr ...

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 ...

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 ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mary Elda McFarlin Hallford, age 83 of 424 Law House Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, August 22, 2016 at her residence. A daughter of the late Fitzugh L. and Floss ...
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

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 ...
Stephen Myers, 61, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Stephen Myers, age 61 formerly of Cleveland. Mr. Myers passed away Thursday, August 24, 2016. Funeral arrangements ar ...
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.