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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 3rd, 2016

Banks

Jeffery Thomas Fountain age 50 of Homer passed away Friday Jan. 1, 2016. Mr. Fountain was born March 5, 1965 to the late Thomas Jefferson Fountain and Patricia Myers Varner. He ...

Barrow

Lynette Bentley Byrd, 65, Bethlehem
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Forsyth

Carol Sue Learn, 62, Cumming
Carol Sue Learn, age 62, passed away suddenly on January 3rd, 2016, at 5:05 pm. She is now dancing with the Lord.   She is survived by her son, Jason Troncone (Marilyn) ...
Betty Nell Perry, 81, Cumming
Betty Nell Perry, age 81 of Cumming, passed away peacefully on January 3, 2016. Betty was a lifetime member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She was employed at Jackson's 5 and ...

Hall

Vivian Clark Singleton, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Vivian Clark Singleton, 95 of Gainesville died Saturday January 3, 2016 at The Oaks on Limestone. A life long resident of Hall County, Mrs. Singleton was the daughter of th ...
Herbert G. Williams, 89, Gillsville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday January 6, 2016 at Harmony Hall Baptist Church for Herbert G. Williams, age 89, of Gillsville. The Rev. John Kinsey and Rev ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Ann “Big Gal” Jones, age 70, of Commerce, who passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2016. Mrs. Jones was born in Jackso ...

Lumpkin

Alfred Caldwell, 58, Dahlonega
Alfred Caldwell age 58 of Dahlonega passed away on January 3, 2016.  He was a 1975 graduate of Lumpkin County High School, an avid hunter, and enjoyed gold panning.   ...

Other

Doyle Baxter, 89, Hull
Doyle Baxter, age 89 of Hull, GA passed away Sunday January 03, 2016.   Mr. Baxter was the son of the late Ruben Joseph and Ruth Sanders Baxter and the widow of Lizzie T ...
Phyllis Combs Leet, 88, Germantown, TN
Phyllis Combs Leet died on Sunday, January 3, 2016 in Germantown, Tennessee. She was three days shy of her 89th birthday.  Phyllis was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and ...

Stephens

Myrtle Moseley White, 93, Toccoa
Mrs. Myrtle Moseley White age 93, of 339 West Savannah Street, Toccoa passed away Sunday January 3, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A daughter of the ...
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