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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 16th, 2016

Dawson

Charles Robert McCullough, 64, Dawsonville
Charles Robert McCullough, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 15, 2016 at his residence. Born July 23, 1951 to the late Helen and Alvis McCullough, Charles lived for ...

Forsyth

Glenn Devon Crowe, 69, Cumming
Glenn Devon Crowe, age 69, of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Glenn loved being outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing and garage sales. He liked trivia and card ...

Habersham

Dorothy Evelyn Gibbs Thigpen, 83, Clarkesville
Dorothy Evelyn Gibbs Thigpen passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   Dorothy was born to Isaac and Bessie O’Quinn Gibbs in St. Augustine, Florida, on April 20, 1 ...

Hall

Hattie Bell Turner Stephens, 71, Gainesville
              Mrs. Hattie Bell Turner Stephens, age 71 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, ...
Fukimo “Jackie” Holcomb, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Fumiko “Jackie” Holcomb, 85, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 16, 2016 at her residence. Born in Oreo, Japan, Mrs. Holcomb had lived in Hall County f ...
Ruby Mote, Gainesville
? Ruby Mote passed away at her home on February 16, 2016.   She was preceded in death by two of her children, Michael Mote and Gloria Mote; two grandchildren, Ronald ...
Ruby Motes, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Motes, 83 of Gainesville died Tuesday February 16, 2016 at her residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Ho ...
               William James “Jim” Robinson, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, February ...
Bobby Leon Waddell, 71, Bryson, NC. formerly of Gainesville
Mr. Bobby Leon Waddell, age 71, of Bryson City, North Carolina, formerly of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Thu ...
Leo N. Whelchel, 73, Gainesville
Leo N. Whelchel, 73, of Gainesville, peacefully entered into the presence of his Lord Jesus Christ on the afternoon of February 16, 2016. Leo was born in Gainesville on August ...

Jackson

Jimmie Winfred Wilson, 81, Jefferson
Mr. Jimmie Winfred Wilson, age 81, of Jefferson, GA died Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Wilson was born in Commerce to the late James Neece ...
Frampton Wyndham, 68, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Frampton Wyndham, age 68, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. The Funeral Services are incomplet ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Frampton Edward Wyndham Jr., age 69, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Mr. Wyndham was born in Monc ...

Other

Johnny A. Webb, 88, Blue Ridge
Mr. Johnny A. Webb, age 88 of 40 Lakeside Drive, Blue Ridge, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at Felton Manor Assisted Living in Cartersville, Georgia.   A ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.