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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Mar 20th, 2016

Banks

Wayne Lee Arrowood, 59, Alto
Wayne Lee Arrowood age 59 of Alto passed away March 20, 2016. Services will be held at a later date. Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce.  

Forsyth

Annette “Peach” Hochstetler died at Emory Johns Creek Hospital on Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia on her 83rd birthday following complica ...

Habersham

Homer Monroe Colston, 89, Demorest
Homer Monroe Colston, age 89, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Sunday, March 20, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Colston was born on July 24, 1926 in De ...

Hall

Margaret (Mausi) Pew, 89, Gainesville
Margaret (Mausi) Pew died on March 20, 2016, under the care of Pruitt Hospice at Lanier Village Estates. She was one of the original residents of Lanier Village Estates, having liv ...
Kaitlin McEachin Pierce, 26, Gainesville
Memorial Park North announces the death of Kaitlin McEachin Pierce age 26 of Gainesville Ga., who died on Sunday March 20, 2016 from injuries of an automobile accident. ...
Mary Inez Thurmond, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Inez Thurmond passed away on Sunday in her home following an extended illness. Born in Hall County, she was the daughter of Harold and Cassie Whelchel. Mrs. Thurmond was ...
Michael Harold Wiley, 63, Gainesville
Michael Harold Wiley, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 2:00pm in the Cha ...

Other

Rev. James Edwin McGaha, age 79, of Canton, went home to be with his Lord on March 20, 2016.  Rev. McGaha pastored Bethany, New Harmony and Chalcedonia Baptist Churches from 1 ...

White

Lena Littlefield Adair, 90, Cleveland
Mrs. Lena Littlefield Adair, age 90, of Cleveland, who passed away Sunday March 20, 2016.  Mrs. Adair was born in Adaisville the daughter of the late Buford and Lena Mae Sc ...
Allen Eugene Hauck, Jr., age 72 of Sautee, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Hauck was born on December 2, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia ...
Tammy Gean Holloway, 45, Cleveland
Mrs. Tammy Gean Holloway, age 45, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Holloway was born in Hall County in 1970. &nbs ...
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.
Keith Jackson, sportscaster with 'Whoa, Nelly! call, dies
Keith Jackson, the down-home voice of college football for more than 5 decades, dies at 89
Former Clermont City Council member 'Ma' Rogers has died
Mary Ellen "Ma" Rogers, the oldest Clermont City Council member until she was defeated in a re-election bid four years ago, has died.
NHRA Drag Racing legend Bob Glidden passes away
Bob Glidden, one of the most dominant forces in the history of NHRA Drag Racing, died on Sunday, December 17.
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.