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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 24th, 2016

Banks

Maggie Lee Harrison, 81, Commerce
Maggie Lee Harrison, age 81, of Commerce, GA peacefully departed this life at The Oaks of Athens Nursing Home on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Maggie was born to the late Harold and ...

Dawson

Karol Lynn Flanders, 67, Dawsonville
  Karol Lynn Flanders, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 24, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Born October 30, 1948 in Macon, Georg ...

Habersham

Gladys Leigh Kincaid, 82, Clarkesville
Gladys Leigh Kincaid, age 82 of Clarkesville, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016.  Mrs. Kincaid was born on February 8, 1934, in Victoria, Virginia, to the late Ju ...

Hall

Mogene Boggs, 81, Gainesville
Ms. Mogene Boggs, age 81 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at Emory Healthcare of Atlanta, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Ruth Morris Burt, 84, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Ruth Morris Burt, age 84, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016.   Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 27, 2016 in the Chape ...
Harold Radd Cape, 77, Gillsville
Harold Radd Cape, 77, of Gillsville, GA. passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born in Banks County, GA. on October 31, 1938 ...
Elmo Roger Clark, 80, Clermont
 Mr. Elmo Roger Clark, age 80 of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at a lat ...
Douglas Bay Edmundson, 75, Flowery Branch
Douglas Bay Edmundson, age 75, passed away on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016, as a result of a tragic accident at his home in Flowery Branch, GA.  He was born to the late Robert Bay ...
Marion Eugene “Johnny” Thomas, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funera ...

Stephens

Roy Lee Whitfield, 73, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Lee Whitfield, age 73 of 2716 Oak Valley Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late ...

White

Zoraline Gooch Grindle, 92, Cleveland
Mrs. Zoraline Gooch Grindle, age 92 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Gateway Health & Rehab following an extended illness.    &nbs ...
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