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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 19th, 2016

Gwinnett

Elizabeth Wiley Brown, 53, Buford
Elizabeth “Beth” Wiley Brown, age 53, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016. She was preceded in death by her father, Jerome Wiley; grandparents, Jay an ...
Meldagonde H. Giles, 87, Buford
Meldagonde H. Giles, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on March 19, 2016. Mrs. Giles passed away peacefully in her sleep at Silverleaf Nursing Home. Mrs. Giles was born in Marseill ...

Hall

Mattie Mae Williams Borders, 76, Gainesville
Mattie Mae Williams Borders was born on October 11, 1939 in Flowery Branch, GA.  She was the daughter of the late Luther Williams and Mattie Mae Williams.  She was raised ...
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday March 24, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Joseph James “Jody” Edmonds age 33 of Braselton. The Rev. Mik ...
Robert Edward Love, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Edward Love, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. No services are scheduled at this time.&nb ...

Jackson

Richard Lamar Collins, 59, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Richard Lamar Collins, age 59 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, March 19, 2016.  Mr. Collins was born in Athe ...
Mr. E.L. “Joe” Helton, age 79 of Ila died Friday, March 18, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab. Mr. Helton was born in Gainesville to the late, John Andrew and Beulah ...
George Edward Wyatt, Sr., age 92 of Homer, passed away at his son's home in Homer.  Mr. Wyatt was born in Battery Park, VA January18, 1924 to the late Guy Smith & Mar ...

Lumpkin

Austin Corey Ash, 23, Dahlonega
Austin Corey Ash went to be with the Lord on March 19, 2016, he was born with Myotonic Dystrophy on March 21, 1992 and has fought these 24 years to live a life that brought joy to ...

Stephens

Mr. Anthony “Tony” Robert Curtis, age 33 of 121 Forest Brook Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Stephens County Hospital.   ...
Gainesville: Memorial service Saturday for Adelaide Norton
A memorial service will be held Saturday in Gainesville for Adelaide Norton, one of the driving forces in getting Green Street named to the National Register of Historic Places.
Veteran Gainesville educator, coach dies
A man who worked for the Gainesville City School System for more than 30 years as a teacher and a coach, Chuck McDonald, died Thursday.
Local philanthropist, Drug Free Coalition Hall County director dies
The former director Drug Free Coalition of Hall County and local philanthropist, J.P. Banks, has passed away.
Funeral set for Morgan Concrete founder, former Toccoa commissioner
Toccoa businessman and former City Commissioner and Mayor Ferrell Morgan will be remembered in funeral services Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Fats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer has died at age 89
Fats Domino, the amiable rock 'n' roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music even as it honored the grand, good-humored tradition of the Crescent City, has died
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