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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 12th, 2016

Forsyth

Katilyn Taylor Wright, 18, Cumming
Katilyn Taylor Wright was accepted into the gates of heaven January 12, 2016.  Katilyn had been very ill and battling health conditions for well over three years.  Katily ...

Habersham

Dr. Charles Austin McGahee, 87, Clarkesville
  Dr. Charles Austin McGahee, age 87 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Born in Dunwoody, Georgia on February 26, 1928, he was a son of the late Cup ...
Nancy Blanche Williams Stephens, age 75 of Alto and formerly of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at Habersham Medical Center.   Born in Gainesville on ...

Hall

Maurice Harold Johnston, 96, Gainesville
Maurice Harold Johnston was born on April 17, 1919 in Mineral Point MO to Charles and Clara Johnston. He passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, January 12, 2016.   ...

Other

Henry Grover Carlyle Jr., 86, Bowersville
Mr. Henry Grover Carlyle Jr., age 86, of Bowersville, Ga passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Hartwell Health and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness. Fun ...

Stephens

DAVID BENJAMIN BAGLIEN, BELOVED HUSBAND OF THE LATE BERNICE BAGLIEN PASSED AWAY TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016. HE WAS BORN APRIL 21, 1926 IN RUGBY NORTH DAKOTA AND HAS CALLED TOCCOA HO ...

White

Funeral services for Dorothy Lee Collett Bates, age 82, of Sautee will be held Friday, January 15, 2016 at 2:00 PM from Hillside Memorial Chapel with Dr. Don Drawdy, Rev. Randall C ...
Ronald “Boo” Cantrell, 68, Cleveland
Ronald “Boo” Cantrell, age 68 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Cantrell was born on January 22, 1947, ...
Cheryl Lynn Goerke, 59, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Cheryl Lynn Goerke, age 59 of Cleveland. Cheryl passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Memorial services are planned ...
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