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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 18th, 2015

Dawson

Nimrod Day, 88, Dawsonville
Nimrod Day, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday August 18, 2015 at Bell Minor following a period of declining health. Born April 2, 1927 to the late Mon and Cynthia Day, he w ...

Gwinnett

Peggy Ramey Robinson, 75, Fairburn, Ga. formerly of Buford
Peggy Ramey Robinson, age 75, of Fairburn, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015.  She was preceded in death by her son, Kerry Black; parents, Emo ...

Habersham

George Ralph Bowen, 97, Demorest
Funeral services will be held for George Ralph Bowen who died Tuesday, August 18, at age 97, at Tennova Hospital West Turkey Creek, in Knoxville, Tennessee. George was born Febr ...
John William Weathers, 64, Cornelia
  John William Weathers, Jr., age 64, of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at his residence. Born on July 19, 1951, in Elberton, Georgia, he was the son of ...

Hall

Winford Daniel Carder, 82, Gainesville
Winford Daniel Carder, 82, a loving father and lifetime resident of Hall County, passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 following a period of declining health.   In add ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Caroldene Blackstock McEver, age 87 of Talmo, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, August 18, 2015.  Mrs. McEver was born in J ...

Lumpkin

Jerry Brance Radford, 71, Dahlonega
  Jerry Brance Radford, age 71, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA following a brief illness.   ...

Other

Lucy LaFerne Dove, 76, Monticello
Lucy LaFerne Dove, 76, of Monticello, Ga passed away on Tuesday August 18, 2015 at her home in Monticello after an extended illness. A native of Gainesville, LaFerne was born on ...
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
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69