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Amber Rose Templeton, 17, Winder
Amber Rose Templeton, age 17, of Winder passed away Monday, June 29, 2015.  Amber loved her family, skateboarding, basketball, music and culinary arts.  Miss Templeton wa ...
Vera Thompson, 55, Winder
Vera Thompson, 55 of Winder, Ga, passed away June 30, 2105.    Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home.

Forsyth

John Joseph Dumphy, 78, Cumming
John Joseph Dumphy, 78, of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday June 27, 2015. Born August 29, 1936 in Worcester, MA to the late T. Francis and Mary Dumphy, he had lived in Forsyth ...
Michael William Parrott, 58, of Cumming, GA passed away on June 30, 2015. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Cum ...
Joan Diane Pendley, 71, Cumming
Joan Diane Pendley, age 71, of Cumming, passed away July 3, 2015. She was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. Joan is preceded in death by her parents, Egbert and Lois Payne, ...
Eugene Arthur Schmidt, 80, Cumming
Eugene Arthur Schmidt, age 80, U. S. Army Veteran, beloved husband of Karin, loving father to his nine children, Jeanie Gifford, Traverse City, MI, Jerri Gavord ( Gary), Bay City, ...
Peter Martin Vis, 54, Cumming
Peter Martin Vis, 54, of Cumming passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He proudly served his nation in the United States Navy, was a Master Gardener and Boy Scout Volunteer. He w ...

Gwinnett

Joel Alexander Kirby, 25, Suwanee
Joel Alexander Kirby, 25, of Suwanee, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. He attended Clemson University, Georgia Tech, and Kansas State University. Joel was a graduate of Sout ...
James L. Taylor, 84, Buford
James L. Taylor, age 84, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-one years, Evelyn Johnson Taylor; daughter, Connie Taylor ...

Habersham

Evelyn Ryals Barron, 97, Demorest
Evelyn Ryals Barron, age 97, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Mrs. Barron was born on November 3, 1917 in Demorest, Georgia to the late Joshua C. and ...
Doris Baird Clark, 84, Cornelia
Doris Baird Clark, age 84 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 at her residence following a brief illness. Born in Stephens County, Georgia on November 1 ...
David Jonathon Whitaker, 43, Mt. Airy
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of David Jonathon Whitaker, age 43 of Mt. Airy, who passed away Friday, July 3, 2015.   Arrangements are i ...

Hall

Vicki Joyce Anderson, 63, Gainesville
Vicki Joyce Anderson, age 63, of Gainesville, passed away on July 1, 2015.  She was a lifelong resident of Forsyth Co, GA and a faithful  member of Salem Baptist Church. ...
Paul Franklin Chandler, 85, Murrayville
                Paul Franklin Chandler, 85, of Murrayville passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at North ...
Wayne King, 77, Flowery Branch
Mr. Wayne King, age 77, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Hopewell Baptist ...
Winnie Christine Pirkle, age 83, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.  Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 7, 2015 ...
John Dee (J.D.) Satterfield, 94, Gainesville
Mr. John Dee “J.D.” Satterfield, age 94, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. He was preceded in death by his son, David N. Satterfield; parents, J ...
Beverly June Youngberg, 83, Oakwood
  Beverly June Youngberg, 83, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in her home. She was the widow of Everett Youngberg whom she married July ...

Jackson

Peggy Oneal Pace, 82, Commerce
            Ms. Peggy Oneal Pace, age 82 of Commerce died Thursday, July 02, 2015 at Wilbanks Country Living Personal Care Ho ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janet Louise Caldwell Reynolds, age 84 of Jefferson, who passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Mrs. Reynolds was born in Brookville, ...

Lumpkin

Pegi Lauren Black, 68, Dahlonega
Mrs. Pegi Lauren Black, age 68, of Dahlonega passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, Ga following the return of an extended illness. Born in Pari ...

Other

Belinda Ophelia Brown Barksdale was born on June 1,1950 in Detroit, Michigan.  She later moved to Decatur, GA where she lived until her passing on June 25, 2015.  She is ...

Stephens

Roy Alexander Fitzgerald, 88, Eastanollee
Mr. Roy Alexander Fitzgerald age 88 of 178 Turner Road, Eastanollee passed away Thursday June 2, 2015 at Kindred Hospital in Atlanta.   A son of the late Alexander and M ...
  LOUDERMILK, Doris Crump- died July 1, 2015 in Lavonia, Georgia from a battle with cancer.  Born November 10. 1933 in Franklin County, Georgia, she lived her lif ...

White

Frank Lee Baker Jr., 64, Sautee
Frank Lee Baker Jr. age 64, of Sautee passed away Friday July 3, 2015.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday July 7, 2015 at Mt. Yonah Baptist Church. The Rev. D ...
Victor Fritz, 60, Sautee
Victor Fritz, age 60 of Sautee, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Fritz was born July 25, 1954 in New Orleans, LA to the late Victor and Dorothy Penn ...
Mary Gilstrap, 90, Cleveland
Mary Gilstrap, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, July 02, 2015 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Mrs. Gilstrap was born February 8, 1925 in Clevelan ...
Mrs. Virginia (Ginger) Satterfield, age 77, of Lula,  passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015.  Mrs. Satterfield was born in Hall County on August 13, 1937 to Forrester and ...
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.
Longtime Gainesville doctor remembered at Monday services
A man who practiced medicine for 37 years in Gainesville passed away on Friday, May 15 and will be remembered Monday, May 18 at a memorial service at First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville.
'King of the Blues' B.B. King dead at 89 at home in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King, whose scorching guitar licks and heartfelt vocals made him the idol of generations of musicians and fans while earning him the nickname King of the Blues, died late Thursda...
'Graduate' actress Elizabeth Wilson dies at 94
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Elizabeth Wilson, who built a career as a character actress in films such as "The Graduate" and "9 to 5," has died. She was 94.Wilson, who lived in Branford with her sister, di...
Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92
DALLAS (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in the nation's history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died at age 92.The...