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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 8th, 2011

Dawson

Douglas Dillard Jones, 45, Dawsonville
Douglas Dillard Jones, age 45, of Dawsonville, passed away Saturday, February 5, 2011. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He was a former Special Education school bus dri ...
Donnie and Jacquelyn "Jackie" Johnson of Dawsonville passed away February 5, 2011 at their residence.Donnie was born March 12, 1948 in Atlanta to the late Harris and Dixi ...

Gwinnett

Anne Kilgore Saunders, 82, Lawrenceville
Anne Kilgore Saunders, age 82 of Lawrenceville, GA died Tuesday, February 8, 2011after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:00 AM at Hami ...

Habersham

Florence Grist Dillard, 97, Dillard
Florence Grist Dillard, 97, of Dillard, GA, went home to be with the Lord on February 7, 2011 at her residence. She was born January 27, 1914 in Dillard, Georgia and was the daught ...
Rebecca Lynne Simmons, 38, Baldwin
Rebecca Lynne "Becky" Hodges Simmons age 38, of Baldwin, passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at her residence.Born in Hall County on June 04, 1972, she was the daughter ...

Hall

John Barnard Law Jr., Gainesville
John Barnard Law Jr., born January 9th 1935, died from a blood infection February 8th 2011. John was a true Georgia native being born in Atlanta; he attended Morningside Elementary ...
Marcus Zachary Hayes, 26, Gainesville
Marcus Zachary "Zach" Hayes, age 26, of New York City, NY, formerly of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, February 08, 2011, following a brief illness.Funeral Ser ...
Ronald J. Wiggins, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Ronald J. Wiggins, 63 of Gainesville died February 8, 2011 while on a business trip in Dallas, Texas. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday February 12, 2011 in ...
William Price Ellis, 70, Gainesville
Mr. William Price Ellis, age 70, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, February 08, 2011 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.. Funeral ...
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.