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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 21st, 2016

Dawson

Diana Long, 62, Dawsonville
Diana Long, 62, of Dawsonville passed away Monday March 21, 2016 at Vitas Hospital following a period of declining health. Diana was born February 3, 1954 in Hornchurch, England ...

Habersham

Winston Weldon Ayers, Jr., age 88 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016. Born in Homer, Georgia on September 1, 1927, he was a son of the late Winston Weldon, Sr. and ...
Betty Brown Johnson, 88, Clarkesville
Graveside services for Betty Brown Johnson, age 88, of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2016, at 10:00 AM from the Ebenezer United Methodist Church cemetery with fu ...

Hall

Happy Garner Kirkpatrick, 82, Gainesville
Happy Garner Kirkpatrick, 82, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, March 21, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Cremato ...
Amon Odean McDougald,, 80, Gainesville
  Amon Odean McDougald, age 80 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016 at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin following an extended illness.    &nb ...
Alice B. Taylor, 92, Gainesville
Alice B. Taylor, 92, of Gainesville, GA died on Tuesday, March 21, 2016 at Vitas Hospice.  Born in Lawrence, KS she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Alice Bliesner.& ...

Jackson

Sarah Davidson Nelson, 86, Commerce
Mrs. Sarah Davidson Nelson, age 86, of Commerce, GA died Monday, March 21, 2016 at her residence.  She was born in Commerce to the late R.M. and Tallulah Merle Rogers Davidson ...
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