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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 21st, 2015

Dawson

Horace Gene Bennett, 55, Dawsonville
Horace Gene Bennett, age 55, of Dawsonville, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Horace was a gentle giant, a simple content country man with a heart of gold that never met a ...
William 'Todd' Hulsey, 44, Dawsonville
William "Todd" Hulsey, 44, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday March 21, 2015 at his residence following a sudden illness.Born February 12, 1971 in Columbia, SC, he lived ...

Forsyth

Doris Wheeler Corn, 90, Cumming
Doris Wheeler Corn, age 90, a native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church and graduat ...

Habersham

Ruby Brock Burrell, 84, Cornelia
Ruby Brock Burrell, age 84, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015.Mrs. Burrell was born on June 11, 1930 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late John B. and ...

Hall

Ricky Lee Martin, 62, Gainesville
Mr. Ricky Lee Martin, 62 of Gainesville died Saturday March 21, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.Little & ...

Jackson

Lamar P. Thaxton, 86, Nicholson
Mr. Lamar P. Thaxton, age 86, of Nicholson died Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center. Mr. Thaxton was born in Oglethorpe County to the late, Garland and ...
Mary C. Dean, 94, Commerce
Ivie Funeral Home of Commerce announces services for Mary C. Dean 94 of Commerce who passed away Saturday March 21, 2015. Survivors include two son James Vernon Manders and Billy ...
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.
Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49.
Georgia Hall Of Fame racer Charles Barrett passes away
Charles Barrett, a Hall of Fame short track ace and former NASCAR driver, passed away on Friday. The Cleveland, Georgia native scored the win in approximately 250...
Mansfield Oil Co. founder dies at 86
John Mansfield, Sr., of Amelia Island, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, and the founder of Mansfield Oil Company and Kangaroo convenience stores, died Thursday. .
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.