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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 30th, 2015

Dawson

James Lee Ray, 72, Dawsonville
James Lee Ray, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Monday June 29, 2015 at his residence following an extended illness. Born October 21, 1942 in Lumpkin County to the late Jim Ray an ...

Forsyth

Frank B. (Big Daddy) Pounds, Sr. age 91, of Cumming passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Pounds served in World War II. He was a former member and Ordained ...
Cecil Tidwell, 65, Cumming
Cecil Tidwell, age 65, of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Lee Tidwell Sr. and 7 siblings.   C ...

Gwinnett

Jerry R. Miller Jr., 47, Sugar Hill
Jerry R. Miller, Jr., age 47, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Wendy Miller, Sugar Hill, GA; parent ...
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

Myrtle Massey Crenshaw, 93, Cornelia
Myrtle Massey Crenshaw, age 93, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Mrs. Crenshaw was born on July 1, 1921 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Geor ...
Raymond Holbrooks, 81, Baldwin
  Raymond Holbrooks, age 81 of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Toccoa, ...
Heidi McGrew, 69, Helen
Heidi McGrew, age 69, of Helen, Georgia passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Ms. McGrew was born on May 26, 1946 in Germany to Wiegand and Lina Marställer. She was a m ...

Hall

Annie Lee Peek Baker, 83, Gainesville
Annie Lee Peek Baker, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Waterford Assisted Living following an extended illness.        ...
Vicki Marie Hulsey, 62, Gainesville
Vicki Marie Hulsey, age 62, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The fami ...
Frank Louis Hynes, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Frank Louis Hynes, age 68, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Atlanta Georgia, passed away Tuesday June 23, 2015 following a valiant battle with Acute Myloid Leukemia (AML) ...
Tommy Nicholson, 89, Oakwood
Tommy Nicholson, 89, of Gainesville passed away peacefully at his home on June 25, 2015. Born in Alto, GA. on May 28, 1926, he was the son of the late Miles W. and Emma Wood Ni ...
Jeanne K. Nye, 89, Gainesville
?Jeanne K. Nye, 89, of Gainesville, died Saturday June 27, 2015.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home & Crematory.
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Satterfield, age 77 of Lula, who passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at her residence.  Arrangements ar ...
Dennis R. Smith, 62, Gainesville
Dennis R. Smith, 62, of Gainesville died June 28, 2015. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. at Alta Vista Cemetery. Wards Funeral Home, Gainesville, G ...
Rodney J. Terwilliger, Sr, 65, Flowery Branch
Mr. Rodney J. Terwilliger, Sr., age 65, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at his residence with family.   Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesd ...

Jackson

Charlie Allen Pressley, 64, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Charlie Allen Pressley, age 64, of Commerce who passed away on Thursday June 25th, 2015. He was the son of the late Charlie Roy ...
Xerlan Hazen Swaffar, 104, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Xerlan Hazen Swaffar, age 104, of Jefferson GA, who passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Mrs. Swaffar was born on a farm near Cent ...
Bernard Lynn Webb, Jr., 62, Hoschton
Bernard Lynn Webb, Jr., age 62, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Memorial services will be held 3:00 pm Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home. The family wi ...

Lumpkin

Clydie Belle Dockery, 82, Dahlonega
Mrs. Clydie Belle Dockery, age 82, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at her home following a short illness.   Clydie Belle was born in Lumpkin County, G ...

Other

Betty Sue Vaughan Angel, 61, Carnesville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Betty Sue Vaughan Angel, 61, of Carnesville who passed away on Friday, June 26, at the NE GA Medical Center in Gainesville ...
Eileen Agnes (Heinold) Eurek, a former resident of Big Canoe, Georgia, passed away at age 80 on June 23, 2015.  Eileen was born in East Keansburg, New Jersey on March 15, 1935 ...
Charlotte D. Sneed, 92, Boulder, Colorado, formerly of Roswell
Mrs. Charlotte D. Sneed, age 92, of Boulder, Colorado, formerly of Roswell passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Graveside Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 2, 2015 at ...

Stephens

Frances Norton Lanier, 73, Decatur
Mrs. Frances Norton Lanier, age 73 of 3389 Huntwood Court, Decatur, Georgia passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015 at Fountainview Center, Atlanta, Georgia.   A daughter of t ...
  Mrs. Betty Ann Shirley Lawson, age 85, of 762 Rock Creek Road, Toccoa, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015, at Athens Regional Medical Center.   A daughter of th ...

White

Beulah Cleo Freeman, 99, Cleveland
Beulah Cleo Freeman age 99, of Cleveland passed away Saturday June 27, 2015.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland. 
Mrs. Beulah Cleo Barrett Freeman, age 99, of Cleveland passed away Saturday, June 28, 2015, at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin.  Mrs. Freeman was born on January 7, 1916 ...
Jonathan Barnes Johnson, 80, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Jonathan Barnes Johnson, age 80 of Cleveland. John passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Funeral services are schedule ...
Jonathon Johnson, 80, Cleveland
Jonathon Johnson, 80 of Cleveland passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 at his residence following a period of declining health.  Funeral arrangements are in complete and will b ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Clabus “Clabie” Lloyd Jr, age 87 of Cleveland. Mr. Lloyd passed away Monday, June 29, 2015. Funeral ar ...
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 ...
Geneva Turner, 87, Cleveland
Mrs. Geneva Turner, age 87, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Turner was born on April 7, 1928 to the late Fred and Annie Garmon Gil ...
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...
'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at age 76
NEW YORK (AP) — Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby"...