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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 ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.