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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 29th, 2015

Habersham

Morgan Thibeault Bone, 26, Cornelia
Morgan Thibeault Bone, age 26 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, December 28, 2015.  Mrs. Bone was born in Stephens County on August 3, 1989. She attended Bethesda Fellowship ...
Billy (Joe) Irvin, 54, Mt. Airy
Billy “Joe” Irvin, age 54, of Mt. Airy passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. Born in Habersham County on July 12, 1961, Mr. Irvin was the son of the late Bill a ...
Nell Chambers James, 87, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Nell Chambers James, age 87, of Clarkesville will be held on Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will ...
Evelyn (Granny) Jarrell, 85, Clarkesville
Evelyn “Granny” Jarrell, age 85, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Jarrell was born o ...

Jackson

Martha Higgins Lawrence, 90, Maysville
  Mrs. Martha Higgins Lawrence, age 90, of Maysville, GA died Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Lawrence was born in Lawrenceville to the late Leonard ...

Other

Jim Inus Hanson, 89, Macon
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Jim Inus Hanson, age 89, of Macon, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. Mr. Hanson was born in Jefferson, Georgia a ...

Stephens

Mrs. Helen Frances Peeples Whitworth, age 93 of Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late S.P. Peeples, S ...

White

Lawrence (Larry) August Berliner age 86, of Sautee passed away Tuesday December 29, 2015.  Mr. Berliner was born in Staten Island, NY the son of the late Hans and Corina Be ...
Alton Maurice (Tom) Kees, 81, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Alton Maurice (Tom) Kees, age 81 of Cleveland. Tom passed away Tuesday, December 29, 2015. Visitation will be held ...
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.