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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 22nd, 2013

Banks

Kathleen Hicks Wright, 77, Maysville
Kathleen Hicks Wright, age 77, of Maysville passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013. She loved Word Find books and drinking Sprite. She was survived by her son Johnny Wright of Jef ...

Dawson

Martha Ward, 75, Dawsonville
Martha Yvonne Ward, age 75 of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Northside Hospital. Mrs. Ward was born in Atlanta Georgia the daughter of the late Grady Danie ...

Gwinnett

Stevie (Steve) Thomas, 58, Buford
Stevie (Steve) Thomas, 58, of Buford, GA passed away October 22, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Homer Thomas, mother, Katherine (Kat) Shaver, father-in-law, Larry B ...

Habersham

Lousie Hallford, 90, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Louise Gosnell Hallford, age 90, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 25, 2013 from the Bethlehem Baptist Church. Rev. Kenneth McEntire, ...
Patricia Goodwin, 75, Clarkesville
Patricia Goodwin, age 75 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at her residence.Born on July 31, 1938, in Brundidge, Alabama, she was a daughter of the late Charli ...

Jackson

John Robert Sharp, Jr, 88, Hoschton
Mr. John Robert Sharp, Jr., age 88, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Gwinnett Hospital System. Services will be held at St. Brendans Catholic Church in Clearwat ...

Stephens

Jimmy Eugene Fields, 52, Toccoa, formerly Cleveland
Mr. Jimmy Eugene Fields, age 52, of Toccoa, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at St. Mary's Hospice House in Bogart, GA. Born September 17, 1961 in W ...
Roy Lee Griffin, Jr.,, 54, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Lee Griffin, Jr., age 54 of 442 Fowlertown Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at his residence.A son of Jean Fowler Griffin and the late Roy Lee Gr ...

White

Sally Elizabeth Irvin, 65, Cleveland
Ms. Sally Elizabeth Irvin, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday October 22, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. Irvin was born in Gainesville, GA, the daughter of t ...
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.