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Viola May Gerlach, 92, Winder
Mrs. Viola May Gerlach, age 92, of Winder Georgia died Wednesday, November 23, 2016. She was a wife and homemaker. Born in Chicopee, Massachusetts,Viola traveled to Alaska, Japan a ...

Dawson

Jeffrey Charles Spillane, 57, Dawsonville
Jeffrey Charles Spillane, 57, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away on November 26, 2016. He was born in San Francisco, CA on November 7, 1959. He was preceded in death by his parents, J ...

Forsyth

 Virginia Vickers Elsner born September 9, 1922 passed away peacefully at her home on November 29, 2016. She is survived by her daughter Robyn Elsner Gilewski, son-in-law Denn ...
James Michael Flournoy, 70, Cumming
James Michael Flournoy, age 70, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016. He is survived by his loving family:  his wife, Beverly; daughter, Carolyn; and son, M ...
Vicki Darlene Shubert, 62, Cornelia
  Vicki Darlene Shubert, age 62, of Cornelia, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Ms. Shubert was born on January 27, 1954, in Gain ...
Robert Jerome “Jerry” Stephens, born February 7, 1938, stepped peacefully into Heaven on Monday, November 28, 2016.  He was the son of Fred and Maggie Stephens and ...
Velma Allie Stickel, 75, Cumming
Velma Allie Stickel, age 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, John Stickel; sisters, Barbara Sargent, Vivi ...

Gwinnett

Mary Lois Dinsmore, 63, Suwanee
  Mary Lois Dinsmore, age 63, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016. Mary was a member of Refuge Baptist Church and is preceded in death by her parents, Va ...
Aimee Kasongo Omari, 50, Braselton
Aimee Kasongo Omari, age 50 of Braselton, GA died Friday, November 25, 2016. Funeral service will be held Sunday, December, 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. In ...
Henry Mitchell Taylor, Jr., age 76 of Buford, GA, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.  Funeral Service will be held Friday, December 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill ...
Henrietta Duke Thomas, 88, Lawrenceville
  Henrietta Duke Thomas, 88, of Lawrenceville, GA died on Saturday, November 26, 2016.  Born in Nettleboro, AL she was the daughter of the late Henry and Etta Duke.&nb ...

Habersham

Soubanh Tenakoun, 53, Cornelia
Soubanh Tenakoun, age 53, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Mr. Tenakoun was born on December 12, 1962, in Vientiane, Laos, to the late Chanh and ...
Choob (Noy) Bantaum, 55, Cornelia
Choob  “Noy” Bantaum, age 55, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016. Mrs. Bantaum was born on September 17, 1961 in Thailand t ...
Mary Ann Ford Barron, 55, Baldwin
Mary Ann Ford Barron, age 55 of Baldwin, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Fulton County on February 22, 1961, she was a dau ...
Jeremy Douglas Gosnell, 16, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Jeremy Douglas Gosnell, age 16 of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow t ...
Harold E. Hargrove, 84, Mt. Airy
Harold E. Hargrove age 84 of Mt. Airy passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016 at The Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and wil ...
Hernan Macias Roman, 18, Cornelia
Hernan Macias Roman, age 18 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2016. Born is Habersham County, Georgia on June 11, 1998, he was a son of Hector Macias Chavez and ...
Funeral services for Kenneth James Watson, Sr., age 78, of Demorest will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00 AM from the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Rev. Charles Hollan ...
Betty Stewart Woodruff, 65, Cornelia
Funeral services for Betty Stewart Woodruff, age 65 of Clarkesville will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 4:00 PM from the chapel of Hillside Memorial Chapel. Rev. Connie Ber ...

Hall

Grace N. Hewell, 83, Gillsville
Grace N. Hewell, 83, of Gillsville, passed away Thursday December 1, 2016 after a long and hard battle with ovarian cancer.  Grace was born in Gillsville on January 11, 1933 t ...
Lorraine Newman Bell, 90, Gainesville
Lorraine Newman (Mama B) Bell, 90, of Clermont was called home to her Lord and Savior, and her husband on Thursday Dec. 1, 2016. Born and raised in northern California, she move ...
Sandra Jo Crow, 68, Lula
Mrs. Sandra Jo Crow, age 68, of Lula passed away on December 1, 2016 after an automobile accident. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, December 5, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in th ...
Nelson Bradford Haller, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Nelson Bradford Haller, age 84 years, a resident of Gainesville, Ga, and formerly of Belington, WV, departed this life Friday November 25th 2016 in the Ruby Memorial Hospi ...
Dorothy (Dot) Wynelle Harper, 91, died Nov. 29 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Helen Ga., Dot and her family moved to Chicopee shortly aft ...
James Richard Jakway, 67, Gainesville
James Richard Jakway, age 67, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, November 21, 2016. He was born in Germany November 30, 1948, and was a long-time resident of Cutler, Ridge, ...
Alma Turner Key, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Alma Turner Key, passed away November 29, 2016 after a brief illness at the age of 88. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in the chapel ...
Funeral services for Mr. Allyn Shawn Millsap,age 42, will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016, 1:00 pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 4000 Thurmond Tanner Road, Flowery Branc ...
Barbara Moore, 82, Gainesville
Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Moore, age 82, of Gainesville, GA will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Cross Plains Baptist Church, 3230 ...
Robert Lorenzo Pendleton, 70, Gainesville
       Mr. Robert Lorenzo Pendleton, age 70 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following ...
John N. Richardson Jr, 83, Gainesville
John N. Richardson Jr., age 83 of Gainesville, passed away on November 29, 2016.  Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday December 2, 2016 at First Presbyterian Chur ...
Cody Michael Roper, 26, Lula
    Mr. Cody Michael Roper, age 26 of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after battling cancer for over a year.&n ...
Edith Elizabeth Shumaker, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Edith Elizabeth Shumaker, 92 of Gainesville died Tuesday November 29, 2016. Mrs. Shumaker request was to be cremated and a private family memorial will be held at a later d ...
George Smith, 85, Gainesville
Mr. George Smith, 85, of Gainesville passed away on November 30, 2016 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in ...
Thomas Joseph Snipe, Sr, 94, Hoschton
Thomas Joseph Snipe, Sr., age 94 of Hoschton, GA, died Monday, November 28, 2016.  Funeral Mass will be held Monday, December 5, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Prince of Peace Catholic C ...
Marshall Laverne Stephens, 87, Gainesville
Marshall Laverne Stephens July 28, 1929 – November 30, 2016   Proud son of Cranford Alexander & Eva Stephens along with five brothers and sisters.  ...
Mrs. Fannie Elizabeth Tanner was a homemaker, hairdresser and a retired seamstress.  Fannie was a devoted member of St. John Baptist Church.  Where she joined at an early ...
James Alan Wilkes, 63, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Alan Wilkes, age 63, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Piedmont Hospital in Newnan, surrounded by his family. Memorial Services will be 2 ...

Jackson

Jonathan “John” Conrad Bishop, age 32 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016.   John was an amazing husband and father. He was so loving, car ...
Judy Ray Willis Colley, 57, Commerce
Judy Ray Willis Colley age 57 of Commerce passed away Monday November 28, 2016 at the Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.   Ms. Colley was the daughter of the lat ...
Terry Nicholson, 61, Jefferson
  Mr. Terry Nicholson, age 61, of Jefferson died Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Nicholson was born in Marietta, GA to the late, Lloyd Nicholson an ...
Ruth Kent Underwood left this earth to meet her Lord and Savior on November 23, 2016 after 90 years of a life filled with love of her family, her church, and her schoolchildren. &n ...
Lydia Von Bargen, 75, Nicholson
Lydia Von Bargen, age 75, of Nicholson passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at her residence.   Mrs. Von Bargen was born July 15, 1941 in Demorest, Georgia to the late ...

Lumpkin

Born November 6th, 1984 in Detroit Michigan. Lived in several states, but now called Georgia Home. Dahlonega, Ga. Specifically. Chrissy at age 32, left this world suddenly to ...

Other

John E. Chadwick, 87, Fort Lauderdale, Fl.
John E. Chadwick, age 87 of Fort Lauderdale, FL, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. Mr. Chadwick was born on March 8 1929, in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Francis an ...
Robert Edward Call, 43, Covington
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Robert Edward Call, 43, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus, on November 23, 2016. He was a resident of Covington, Georgia. He i ...

Rabun

Kimberly Denise Hunnicutt Deal, 50, Mountain City
Kimberly Denise Hunnicutt Deal, age 50, of Mountain City, Georgia, passed away December 1, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center. She was born the daughter of Rose Mae Emory Hunni ...

Stephens

Ray Pickens Bell, 77, Toccoa
Mr. Ray Pickens Bell, age 77 of Oakway Drive, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, December 2, at his residence. A son of the late Elmer Pickens and Myrtie McClellan Bell, he was bor ...
Mrs. Shirley Ann Woodworth Warth, age 72 of 83 Big A School Road, Toccoa, GA, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late Theo ...

White

Mrs. Nancie Joan Ashworth Concato passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Mrs. Concato was born in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Carlyle and Pauline Starr Hunter. Nancie lived in H ...
Jennifer Leigh Reeves, 39, Sautee
Jennifer Leigh Reeves, age 39 of Sautee passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Alexander Funeral Home ...
Susan Tamburino, Cleveland
Susan LeJeune Tamburino, 62, Our beloved Mother, was called to her eternal resting place on Monday, November 21, 2016. She entered this world on March 14, 1954 in Hialeah, FL, to ...
Bonnie Lee Toler, 93, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Bonnie Lee Toler, age 93 of Cleveland. Mrs. Toler passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016.   Funeral serv ...
NBC boss and hit-making producer Grant Tinker dies at age 90
Television producer and network boss Grant Tinker has died at age 90
Florence Henderson, "The Brady Bunch" mom, dies
Florence Henderson, who went from Broadway star to become one of America's most beloved television moms in "The Brady Bunch," has died, her manager and her publicist said
Evelyn Hancock, devoted Sunday School teacher, dies
A woman who was a devoted Sunday School teacher to countless youngsters in the Gainesville area for more than 70 years has died.
'Daddy's Hands' singer Holly Dunn dead at 59
Country singer Holly Dunn, a San Antonio native who had a hit in 1986 with "Daddy's Hands," about her minister father, has died
Former Hall County Warden dies
Don Nix, a former warden of the Hall County Correctional Institute, will be buried Monday.
'Hallelujah' Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at age 82
Leonard Cohen, the gravelly-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter of hits like "Hallelujah," "Suzanne" and "Bird on a Wire," has died at age 82
Janet Reno, former US attorney general, has died
Janet Reno, the first woman to serve as U.S. attorney general and the epicenter of several political storms during the Clinton administration, has died at age 78 at her Miami home
Retired Gainesville textile executive, community leader dies
A retired Gainesville textile executive and community leader, Bob Painter, has died.