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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Apr 2nd, 2015

Barrow

Dianne Bettie, 56, Hoschton
Ms. Dianne Bettie, age 56, of Hoschton, Georgia died April 1, 2015. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, she was preceded by her Father, Mr. Bill Bettie in 2001. She was a 1976 Graduate of ...
Essie Lou Wilkins, 98, Ellijay formerly of Winder
     Mrs. Essie Lou Wilkins, age 98, of Ellijay, Georgia, formerly of Winder, passed away April 2, 2015.  A native of Barrow County, she was a daughter of ...

Forsyth

Velma Allene Fowler, 98, Cumming
  Velma Allene Fowler Day, 98, of Cumming, GA passed away at her residence on Thursday, April 2, 2015.  She was born in Forsyth County, GA to the late Warren and Fanni ...

Habersham

Funeral services for Marjorie Chapman Carpenter, age 92 of Baldwin will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Austin Kelley wi ...
Geneva W. Thomas, 83, Baldwin, formerly of Toccoa
  Geneva Woods Thomas, age 83 of Baldwin and formerly of Toccoa, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Habersham Medical Center.   Born in Stephens County on J ...

Hall

Jerry David Bradberry, 72, Panama City Beach, Fl., formerly of Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday April 11, 2015 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Jerry David Bradberry age 72 of Panama City Beach, Florida formerly of Lu ...
  Dessie Jane (Jarrard) Alexander Cabrera, age 86 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at New Horizon Lanier Park.       ...
Sarah Nalley Reed, 71, Clermont
Mrs. Sarah Nalley Reed, age 71, of Clermont, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &nbs ...

Stephens

Harley Levi Arrowwood, 23, Toccoa
Mr. Harley Levi Arrowood, age 23 of 1474 Prather Bridge Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of Hub ...
Conniss Defoor Cabe, 88, Toccoa
Mrs. Conniss Defoor Cabe, age 88 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Betsy Johnson Memorial Hospital in Dunn, North Carolina.   A daughter of the l ...

Union

Mr. Bernis "Potsie" Porter, age 91, of Suches, GA died Thursday April 2, 2015. Mr. Porter was a Jackson County, Georgia native who had lived in Suches for many years. ...
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