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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 21st, 2011

Forsyth

George Veston (Vet) Higgins, age 89, of Cumming, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 21, 2011. Vet was born in Forsyth County to the late Wesley and Belle Higgins and ...

Gwinnett

Erik C. V. Kristensen, 67, Suwanee
Erik C. V. Kristensen, 67, of Suwanee, GA, died on Thursday, January 20, 2011, as a result of a tragic accident. Erik, loving husband of Brigitte Kristensen, was a wonderful father ...

Hall

Evelyn Pilcher, 86, Oakwood
Evelyn Inez Pilcher, age 86, of Oakwood, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ar ...
Fannie Pearl Sutton Nix, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Fannie Pearl Sutton Nix, age 78, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 21, 2011, at her home following an extended illness. Funeral servi ...
Janie Marie Huff, 66, Colbert
Ivie Funeral Home, Madison County Chapel, Danielsville, announces services for Janie Marie Huff, 66, of Colbert who died on Friday at the Athens Regional Hospital. Born in Athens, ...
Mamie Lucille Edmonds, 96, Gainesville
Mamie Lucille Edmonds, 96, of Gainesville passed away Friday January 21, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Monday Ja ...
Maudell Burnett, 80, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held Monday January 24, 2011 in New Haven Congregational Holiness Church for Maudell Burnett, 80, of Gainesville. Rev. Wayne Hicks and Rev. Larry Lynn will ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Judy Arlene Shaw Pethel, age 63, of Talmo Ga., who passed away on Friday, January 21, 2011. Mrs. Pethel was born on July 26, 1947 in ...

Lumpkin

Willonell Grizzle, 86, Dahlonega
Willonell Grizzle, 86 years old, of Dahlonega, GA, passed into God's hands on Friday, January 21, 2011, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.Mrs. ...

White

Willie Mae Thomas, 89, Cleveland
Willie Mae Thomas, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, January 21, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Thomas was born July 26, 1921 in Blairsville to the late Charlie and Kate Daniel ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton