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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 10th, 2015

Habersham

Darius Dontavius Nicely, Sr. age 22 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015.   Born in Demorest, on May 29, 1993, he was a son of Prince Edward Nicely, ...

Hall

Willie James Burris, 76, Gaine
Mr. Willie James Burris age 76 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 4, 2015.  Survived by two daughters:  Deanna (Walter) Rucker and Misty D. Burris, two sons: & ...
Gwendolyn Maxine Chambers, 49, Chestnut Mountain
            Ms. Gwendolyn Maxine Chambers, age 49 of Chestnut Mountain, passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Northe ...
Johnathan Daniel Grizzle, 29, Murrayville
Funeral services for Johnathan Daniel Grizzle, age 29 of Murrayville, Ga., will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 15,2015 in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation ...
        Ms. Jessica “Jessie Fay” Smallwood age 94 of Gillsville passed away on Thursday September 10, 2015 at her residence following ...
Warren Lewis Stewart, 85, Gainesville
Warren Lewis Stewart, 85, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 following a brief illness.             ...

Jackson

Mildred Doss Jordan, 91, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mildred Doss Jordan, age 91 of Maysville, Georgia who passed away Thursday, September 10, 2015.  Mrs. Jordan was the daughter of ...

Other

Jack Douglas Curlee, 93, of Atlanta, GA, died peacefully on September 10, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. Jack was born to George Douglas Curlee and Lottie Isabel Robinson C ...

White

Willene Hayes Wallace, 96, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Willene Hayes Wallace of Cleveland, formerly of Clermont. Mrs. Wallace passed away Thursday, September 10, 2015. ...
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