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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 10th, 2012

Dawson

Bernice Parks Gilleland, 92, Dawsonville
Bernice Parks Gilleland, 92, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday March 10, 2012 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born July 22, 1919 to the late Henry Etna a ...

Forsyth

Rita Garmon, 56, Cumming
Rita Garmon, age 56, Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2012. Rita enjoyed traveling and was an active member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church where she sang ...

Habersham

Agnes Joyce Kimbrell, 78, Mt Airy
MS. AGNES JOYCE KIMBRELL, age 78, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness.Born in Banks County, Georgia on August 23, 19 ...

Hall

Eunice Irene Baty, 83, Loganville
Eunice Irene Baty, age 83 of Loganville, died March 10, 2012. A Graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Highlands, NC. Mrs. Baty was born in ...
Kathy E. Stone, 56, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Kathy E. Stone, 56 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Saturday March 10, 2012 at her home following an extended illness.Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Mem ...
Rev. Billy J. Skelton, Sr., 63, Gainesville
Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville, announces the death of Rev. Billy J. Skelton, Sr. Mr. Skelton died at his home in Gainesville on March 10, 2012. Born in Atlanta, Fulton ...
Stephen Lamar Wages, 51, Clermont
Stephen Lamar Wages, 51, of Clermont, Ga. went to be with his heavenly father on March 10, 2012. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. Steve was a loving and faithful husband ...
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.