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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 17th, 2014

Dawson

Jewell Strickland, 92, Dawsonville
Jewell Strickland, age 92 of Dawsonville, passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014. She was a member of Longstreet Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Stric ...

Hall

Charles L. Nassberg, Jr, 81, Clermont
Charles L. Nassberg, Jr., age 81 of Clermont, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness. No services are scheduled at this ti ...
Edna Mae Sexton Dunagan, 78, Gainesville
Edna Mae Sexton Dunagan, 78, of Gainesville passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services wi ...
Jack E. Smith, 65, Gainesville
Jack Smith, 65, a Navy Seabee, passed away on August 17th. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Stacie, his parents Wilson and Pearlie Smith, brothers; Dan, Don Jimmy, Dav ...
Jennifer Annette Hudson, 47, Gainesville
Jennifer Annette Hudson, age 47 of Gainesville, passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, ...
Loumis Grady 'Bill' Ash, 86, Gainesville
Loumis Grady "Bill" Ash, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at his residence following an extended illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Thur ...
Martha Lou Elliott Torres, 54, Gainesville
Martha Lou Elliott Torres, 54, of Gainesville passed away on August 17, 2014 at her residence following a brief illness. Funeral Services are scheduled for Thursday, ...
Mildred J. Allen, 64, Gainesville
Ms. Mildred J. Allen, age 64 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are sched ...

Jackson

Jean Rupple Anderson, 81, Hoschton
Jean Rupple Anderson, age 81, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014. Jean was a professional model and worked as an airline stewardess for United Airlines. She was surv ...

Stephens

Mr. John Mathious Mize, Sr., age 81 of 2345 Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin, Georgia.A son of the lat ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.