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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 29th, 2016

Habersham

Dorothy “Dot” Griffin Westmoreland, age 84, of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, February 29, 2016. Mrs. Westmoreland was born May 6, 1931 in Demorest, GA to the late ...

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Olga Markovich, 90, Gainesville
Olga Berezni Markovich, 90, passed away Monday, February 29, 2016 in Gainesville, GA.   A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Friday March 4, 2016 in the McGill Scar ...
Sarah McGuigan, 56, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Friday March 4, 2016 at Cannan Baptist Church for Sarah Elaine McGuigan age 56 of Gainesville. The Rev. Ken Anderson, Rev. Spence Full ...

Stephens

Mrs. Bertha Ruth Fuller Bailey, age 62 of 339 Old East Shoals Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, February 29, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. A daughter of ...
Henry Curtis Collins, 83, Toccoa
Mr. Henry Curtis Collins, age 83 of 289 Vickery Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, February 29, 2016 at Stephens County Hospital.   A son of the late Nolin and Ir ...

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Miles Leon Roberts, 66, Cumming
Miles Leon Roberts, age 66, of Cumming passed away Monday, February 29, 2016.  Miles was a true country entertainment man - outgoing and funny.  He was loved by his famil ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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