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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 24th, 2016

Barrow

Robert Felton Wimberly Sr., age 78 of Winder, GA transitioned on January 24, 2016.  Mr. Wimberly was the former principal of Winder Barrow Middle School and served in educatio ...

Forsyth

Betty Ridzon Lisovsky, 89, Cumming
Betty Ridzon Lisovsky, age 89 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016. She was a loving mother, grandmother and loved to help people in need. Betty was President of the ...
Betty Louise Cagle, 86, Cumming
  Betty Louise Cagle, 86, of Cumming, GA went to be with her Master and Savior on January 24, 2016.  Born in Jasper, GA she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Ann ...

Gwinnett

Sara A. Nix Wood, 78, Buford
Sara A. Nix Wood, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, January 24, 2015.  She is preceded in death by her father and mother, H. Paul Nix and Velma P. Nix; brothers, Tony ...

Habersham

Felix Speich, 95, Clarkesville
Felix Speich, age 95, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away after a sudden illness on Sunday, January 24, 2016.  Mr. Speich was born November 8, 1920 in Leobschütz, G ...
Michael Adam Sutton, 47, Cornelia
Michael Adam Sutton age 47, of Cornelia passed away Saturday January 23, 2016.  Mr. Sutton was born in Atlanta, Ga on September 7, 1968.  He was employed as a Property ...

Hall

Willie Mae Pierce Brownlow, 89, Anderson, SC formerly of Gainesville
Mrs. Willie Mae Pierce Brownlow, age 89 of Anderson, South Carolina, formerly of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Petra Nursing Home, South Carolina followin ...
Timothy Gus Butler, 61, Lula
Timothy Gus Butler, age 61 of Lula, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, January 26 ...
               Mr. Francis Benjamin (Benny) Cape, age 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 2 ...
Lee Ann Davis, 51, Gainesville
     Lee Ann Davis, age 51 of Gainesville, died on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.        &n ...
Lloyd Edward Harrison, 87, Gainesville
Lloyd Edward “PA” Harrison, age 87 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016. Born in Habersham County on February 29, 1928, he was a son of the late Samu ...

Lumpkin

Kevin Duane Tauber, 52, Dahlonega
Kevin Duane Tauber, age 52, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a short, but valiant, battle wi ...
Nathan Taylor Woodall, 19, Dahlonega
  Nathan Taylor Woodall, age 19, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016.  Nathan was a wonderful son with a huge heart with compassion for the defenseless.& ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.