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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 9th, 2015

Banks

              Mr. Wilton “Pee Wee” Massey, age 85, of Homer, GA died Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Nort ...

Forsyth

Mrs. Wilda June Owenby Tudor, age 73 of 1224 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Habersham County Medical Center.   A daughter of the ...

Habersham

Vell Thomas Chappell, 79, Clarkesville
  Vell Thomas Chappell, age 79, of Clarkesville, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Born on February 24, 1936, in Clayton, he was a son of the late Ben and Connie ...
Miss Brittany Nichole Miller, age 16 of Alto, passed away on Wednesday Morning, September 9, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile ...

Hall

“Lovada” Jane Collins Burkhalter, 92, of Lula, GA passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born on October 16, 1 ...
John Calvin "J.C." Fricks, 89, Gainesville
   Mr. John Calvin “ J.C.”  Fricks, age 89, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015.       &nb ...

Jackson

Verlin Lee Byers, 63, Commerce
Verlin Lee Byers age 63 of Commerce passed away Wednesday Sept. 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Byers was born April 23, 1952 in Hayesville, N.C. to the late Frank & Katie P ...
Evelyn Annie Davis, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Evelyn Annie Davis, age 82, of Jefferson, who passed away on September 9, 2015.   Mrs. Davis was born in Jefferson, Georgi ...
Nellie Mae Standridge, 98, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Nellie Mae Standridge, age 98, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015. Mrs. Standridge was born in Commerce, a ...

Lumpkin

Thurmon W. Cochran, 70, Dahlonega
  Thurmon W. Cochran, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega, GA.   Thurmon was born in ...

Other

Tola Gardner Jenkins, 88, Alpharetta
  Tola Gardner Jenkins 88, of Alpharetta, Georgia died on September 9th, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles Herbert Jenkins JR.   Visitation ...

White

Willis Brison Davenport, 65, Cleveland
Willis Brison Davenport, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Davenport was born on December 12, 1949, in Helen, GA, to the lat ...
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