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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 2nd, 2016

Barrow

 Mrs. Virginia “Jenny” Moulder, age 84 of Winder, Georgia passed away March 2, 2016.  A native of Auburn, she was a daughter of the late Crawford and Ruby ...

Dawson

William Norris McWhorter, 86, Dawsonville
William Norris McWhorter, 86, of Dawsonville, GA died at his home on March 2, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Forsyth County, he was the son of the late William ...
Wilma Mooney Vaughn, 67, Dawsonville
  Wilma Mooney Vaughn, age 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Wilma was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church and is preceded in death by her ...

Forsyth

Gerald “Jerry” Kenneth Johnson, age 72, of Cumming, passed away on March 2nd, 2016.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Judith Johnson.   He is surviv ...

Gwinnett

Harold Williams, 70, Lawrenceville
Harold Williams, age 70, of Lawrenceville passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966 ...

Habersham

Tanya Faye Brown, 42, Alto
Tanya Faye Brown, age 42, of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Mrs. Brown was born February 3, 1974 in Stephens County, Georgia. She was a dedicated member of Alto ...
David Leroy Pinkerton, 61, Clarkesville
David Leroy Pinkerton passed away March 2, 2016.     Born on March 28, 1954 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, Mr. Pinkerton was the son of the late James and Agnes Luke ...

Hall

Mamie Lynn DeLong, 55, Dahlonega
       Mrs. Mamie Lynn DeLong, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Chestatee Hospital, Dahlonega, following an extended ...

Jackson

Ernest Whitlock, 91, Commerce
Mr. Ernest Whitlock, age 91, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living.  Mr. Whitlock was born in Talmo to the late J.J. and Lillie Covington ...

Lumpkin

Frank R. Powell, 71, Dahlonega
Frank R. Powell, 71, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday March 1, 2016. Born June 16, 1944 in Dawson County to the late Claude and Lois Powell, he had lived in Lumpkin County for t ...
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