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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 17th, 2015

Forsyth

James G. (Greg) DeLong, 63, Deland, Fla., formerly of Cumming
James G. "Greg" DeLong, 63, of Deland, Florida passed away Friday March 13, 2015.Greg was born May 6, 1951 in Cumming, GA. He was a member of Sand Hill Hunting Club and ...
Robert I. Coleman, Jr., 88, Cumming
Coleman, Robert I., Jr.May 7, 1926

Gwinnett

Doris M. Childress, 90, Buford
Doris M. Childress, age 90 of Buford, GA died Wednesday, March 17, 2015 after an extended illness. Mrs. Childers has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Mar ...
Jane Marie Dwyer, 76, Sugar Hill
Jane Marie Dwyer, age 76, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Dwyer. She is survived by her children, Susan ...

Hall

Freddie Ray Blake, 76, Gainesville
Freddie Ray Blake was born July 18, 1938 in Natchitoches, Louisiana to the Late Frank Blake Sr. and Esther Victoria Blake. He attended Central High School and Grambling University ...
Laverne Mealor Weaver, Gainesville
Mrs. Laverne Mealor Weaver, age 72, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Sacred Journey Hospice, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thurs ...
Nora Taylor Venson, 96, Gainesville
Nora Taylor Venson, 96, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel o ...

Jackson

Bertie Lee Williams Duck, 96, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Bertie Lee Williams Duck, age 96, of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Mrs. Duck was born in Forsyth ...

Lumpkin

Vivian K. Cullars, 72, Dahlonega
Mrs. Vivian K. Cullars passed away on March 17, 2015. Celebration of Life Services will be held on Monday March 23, 2015 at 2 PM from Dahlonega Baptist Church, 234 Hawkins St.. Da ...

Stephens

Graveside services for Teresa Lona Brooks Ridley, age 59 of Toccoa will be held on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM from the Unity Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tim Holcomb of ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton