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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 ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.