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Dorothy Davis Wilson, 84, Winder
Mrs. Dorothy Davis Wilson, age 84, of Winder, Georgia died July 5, 2015.  Mrs. Wilson was preceded by Her Husband of 68 years, James Olin “Jimmy” Wilson, ...
Judy Taylor, 65, Winder
Ms. Judy Taylor, age 65, of Winder, Georgia died July 4, 2015 at her residence. A Native of Parks, Mississippi, she was a daughter of the late Robert Edward and Maxine Webb Hitch ...
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 ...

Forsyth

Rachel Montree Martin, 84, Cumming
Rachel Montree Martin, age 84 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, July  3, 2015. She was with The Forsyth County Board of Education for 30 years retiring as a secretary at Sawn ...
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, ...
Wayne Satterfield, 80, Cumming
Wayne Satterfield, age 80 of Cumming, passed away on Friday, July  3, 2015, peacefully at his home after a 2 1/2 year battle of Pulmonary Fibrosis.    Wayne is ...
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

Lucretia Ann Roberts, 55, Buford
Lucretia Ann Roberts, 55, of Buford, Georgia, passed away on July 3rd.  The ceremony service will be held at 2PM on July 7th at Rudders Funera ...
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
Edwin “Spur” Wiley, age 66 of Alto, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015, at his residence. Born in Hall County on June 6, 1949, he was a son of the late M. E. “ ...

Hall

Martha Ann Peck Brooks, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Martha Ann Peck Brooks age 83 of Gainesville passed away on Friday July 03, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.     &nbs ...
Paul Franklin Chandler, 85, Murrayville
                Paul Franklin Chandler, 85, of Murrayville passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at North ...
P.L. Grant, Jr., 89, Gainesville
Mr. P.L. Grant, Jr., 89 of Gainesville died Saturday July 4, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. ...
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 ...
Bettye Lipscomb, 84, Gainesville
Bettye Lipscomb, 84, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away July 5, 2015.  Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Wimberly and Jackson Funeral Home.
Dana Michelle Frazier, 47, Gillsville
Mrs. Dana Michelle Frazier age 47 of Gillsville passed away on Saturday July 04, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.           ...
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 ...
Patricia Trammell, 89, Clermont
Patricia Trammell age 89 of Clermont died July 4, 2015 at her residence after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday July 8, 2015. In Strickland Fu ...
Edwin (Spur) Wiley, 66, Alto
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Edwin “Spur” Wiley, age 66 of Alto, who passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 at his residence.   ...
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

Ms. Remonda Victoria Highfield, age 13, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Ms. Highfield was born in Gainesvil ...
Helen Lanette Looney, 63, Tignall
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Helen Lanette Looney, age 63, of Tignall, GA, who passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomple ...
John Barry Lavender, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Barry Lavender, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this tim ...
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, ...
Carolyn M. Scoggins, 63, Jefferson
Carolyn M. Scoggins, age 63 of Jefferson, GA died Friday, July 3, 2015. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. Danny ...

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 ...
Alonzo Cain Jr., 81, Dahlonega
Alonzo Cain Jr., age 81, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 at his home following a short illness.   Junior was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpk ...

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 ...
Sarah Dealva Layfield, 90, Forest Park
Mrs. Sarah Dealva Layfield, age 90, of Forest Park, Georgia died July 4, 2015.  A Native of Doe Run, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late William T. and Ida Belle Fowler.&n ...
Mrs. Bertie Mae Cheek Fitzgerald age 85 of Comer formerly of Pendergrass, Ga, passed away on Sunday July 5, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Fitzgerald ...

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 ...

Union

Billy J. Marr, 78, Suches
Billy J. Marr, age 78, of Suches, GA and formerly of the Mt. Moriah Community of Hoschton, GA passed away on Friday, July 3, 2015. He was preceded in death by his son, Phillip Wesl ...

White

Frank Lee Baker Jr., 64, Sautee
Frank Lee Baker Jr. age 64, of Sautee passed away Friday July 3, 2015.  Mr. Baker was born in Fulton County the son of the late Frank Lee Baker Sr. and Sarah Adams Baker. & ...
Vera K. Head, 63, Cleveland
Vera K. Head age 63 of Cleveland passed away on Saturday July 04, 2015. Funeral services are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date by Memorial Park Funeral ...
Longtime Gainesville-area GBI agent dies
A former GBI agent who was instrumental in the formation of the Appalachian Drug Task Force has died.
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...