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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 4th, 2015

Barrow

Lois Price, 87, Winder
   Mrs. Lois Price, age 87, of Helena, Georgia, formerly of Winder passed away May 2, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.  A native of Barrow County ...

Forsyth

James W. (Jim) Johnson, 72, Cumming
James W. (Jim) Johnson, a nationally recognized pioneer in information technology in higher education, died on April 30th 2015. He was born to Swedish immigrants in Chicago, Illino ...
Eugene “Gene” Emory Wallis, age 83, of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2015. Gene was formerly employed by Lockheed.  He was a loving husband, father, and g ...

Gwinnett

Dolores Long Maddox, 79, Buford
Dolores Long Maddox, age 79 of Buford, GA, died Saturday, May 2, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Monday, May 4, 2015 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Mem ...
John William Mitchell, 73, Suwanee
John William Mitchell 73, of Suwanee, Ga died April 28th, 2015. Visitation will be held on Sunday May 3rd, 2015 at McDonald and Son Funeral Home from 1-5pm. Funeral services wil ...
Marcell Derise Smith, 54, Lawrenceville
Marcell Derise Smith, age 54, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Smith; and grandmother, Maude Smith. He is su ...

Hall

Jack Nelson Thomason, 88, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jack Nelson Thomason, age 88, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 at his residence.   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 7, 2015 in the ...
Connie Adams, 91, Gainesville
Fay Consuelo “Connie” Smith Adams died Sunday May 3, 2015, after a brief illness.  She was 91. Connie was born August 9, 1923, in Atlanta, GA to William and E ...
Doris A. Barrett, 64, Murrayville
Doris A. Barett age 64 of Murrayville passed away Saturday May 2, 2015. Graveside Service 2:30 p.m. Monday May 4 at Murrayville Congregational Holiness Church Cemetery. The Rev. Ch ...
  William Rufus “Junior” Bryant, Jr. of Murrayville passed away on Sunday May 3, 2015.  A lifelong resident of Hall County, he was the son of the late Will ...
Daisy Grace Gibson Carter, 90, Gainesville
Daisy Grace Gibson Carter passed away on April 30, 2015.  She was born on March 16, 1925, in Union City, Georgia, to the late Walter Murrah and Daisy Adelia Gibson.  She ...
Harold Ray Fortner, 79, Gainesville
            Mr. Harold Ray Fortner, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Bell Minor Home following ...
Randy Lee Price, 57, Flowery Branch
Randy Lee Price, 57, of Flowery Branch passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.             ...
David Tait Rae, 72, Gainesville
            David “Dave” Tait Rae, Jr. age 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, died Friday, May 1, 2015 at Northeast ...

Jackson

Edna Childs, 82, Commerce
Edna Merle Seagraves Childs, 82, passed away peacefully at her home Saturday, May 2, 2015 after a courageous battle with congestive heart failure. She was a lifelong member of Eras ...

Lumpkin

Johnnie Raner Cisson, 87, Dahlonega
Mrs. Johnnie Raner Cisson, age 87 of Dahlonega passed away on April 29, 2015 at Gold City Nursing Facility following an extended illness. A native of Port Gibson, Mississippi, M ...

Other

Shelley G. Bailey, 72, Crawford
Mr. Shelley G. Bailey, age 72, of Crawford, GA and formerly of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glad and Lavonia Bailey; ...
William Wylder Nichols, 20, Lakemont, Ga.
William Wylder Nichols, 20, of Lakemont, GA, passed away April 29, 2015 in Houston County, GA. He was born in Macon, Georgia, and was the son of Maurice Edwin Nichols and Susa ...
Henry Asa Tuten, Jr., Stone Mountain
Henry Asa Tuten Jr., Asa to his friends, died on the morning of April 23, 2015 after a long battle with Leukemia.  He is survived by his wife Linda, son Jim, daughter Ashley a ...

White

Paul Cantrell, 90, Sautee
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Paul Cantrell age 90 of Sautee. Mr. Cantrell Passed away Friday May 1, 2015 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplet ...
Paul Thomas Cantrell Sr., age 90, of Sautee, passed away Friday, May 1, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Cantrell was born June 25, 1924 in Sautee to the late Elijah and Sarah Francis ...
Joe F. Etris, 71, Cleveland
Joe F. Etris, age 71 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, May 04, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Etris was born March 29, 1944 in Cleveland to the late Judge and Hester Ferguson ...
John (Jack) Johnston, 82, Sautee Nacoochee
John (Jack) Johnston, age 82 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence. Jack Johnston was born in Belfast, Ireland, on April 11, 1933.  T ...
William Doug Jones, 72, Cleveland
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday May 6, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for William Doug Jones, age 72, Cleveland. The Rev. Nathan Hudgins will offic ...
Joseph Thomas, 71, Cleveland
Joseph Thomas, 71 of Cleveland passed away Sunday, May 03, 2015.  Joe was born in Toccoa on December 05, 1943 to the late Lowery and Lizzie Payne Thomas.  He graduated fr ...
Hallie Mae Chambers Warwick, age 98 of Cleveland passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015. Ms. Warwick was born in Habersham County on June 10, 1916 to the late Jim and Minnie Cham ...
'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"...
Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) — Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tues...
Richard Dysart, who starred in 'L.A. Law,' dies at 86
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Dysart, a veteran stage and screen actor who played senior partner Leland McKenzie in the long-running TV courtroom drama "L.A. Law," has died after a long illness. He was 8...
Actor Geoffrey Lewis, father to Juliette Lewis, dies at 79
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Geoffrey Lewis, a prolific television actor and frequent co-star of Clint Eastwood, died Tuesday at the age of 79.Carleen Donovan, a publicist for his daughter, actress Juliette Lew...
Dr. Larry Morris, a founding member of Longstreet Clinic, dies
One of the founding members of the Longstreet Clinic, Dr. Larry Allen Morris, has died at the age of 80.
Actor who played 'Dukes of Hazzard' sheriff dies at age 88
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prolific character actor James Best, best known for playing the giggling and inept Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on "The Dukes of Hazzard," has died. He was 88.His wife of 29 years, D...
Former Hall Co. Solicitor Smith dies at 78
Douglas E. Smith, a former Hall County Court Solicitor who practiced law for more than 35 years in Gainesville, has died.
Nath Hayes: Gainesville businessman, community volunteer dies
A Gainesville man, active in a number of local organizations from the Jaycees to the Salvation Army, has died.