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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Apr 12th, 2016

Banks

Fred Masters, 70, Lula
Fred Masters, age 70, of Lula, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, following an extended illness. Mr. Masters was born April 8, 1946, in Habersham Count ...

Barrow

Nina J. Friend, 64, Winder
     Mrs. Nina J. Friend, age 64, of Winder, Georgia passed away April 12, 2016.  A native of Cedartown, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Eugene and E ...
Estelle Tonoua Kouassi, age 19, of Winder passed away Sunday, April 3, 2016.  Estelle attended Chestatee High School where she ran track.  She was a good artist and loved ...
Curby B. Wallace, 82, Winder
Mr. Curby B. Wallace, age 82, of Winder, Georgia passed away April 12, 2016. A native of Jackson County, Georgia, he had resided in Barrow County for most of his life. Mr ...

Forsyth

Helen Alice Barna of Cumming, GA formerly of Albany, NY,  passed away at home on April 12th.  A visitation will be held on Saturday April 16th,  from 5:00 pm until 7 ...
Ronnie Anglin, 60, Cumming
Ronnie Anglin, age 60 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. He was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and ...

Gwinnett

David Robert Hulsey, 54, Buford
David Robert Hulsey, age 54, of Buford, GA passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016. He was a lifelong resident of Hall County, had worked as a press man for a printing company, and ...

Habersham

Danny Goswell, 63, Cornelia
Danny Gosnell, age 63 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016, at his residence.  Born in Logansport, Indiana on March 27, 1953, he was a son of the late Raymond D. ...
Mildred Knapp, 70, Alto
Mildred Knapp, age 70 , of Alto, Georgia, passed away at her residence on Monday, April 11, 2016, following an extended illness. Mrs. Knapp was born August 17, 1945 in Potosi, M ...

Hall

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15, 2016, at Flat Creek Baptist Church for Mrs. Estelle Kendall Bagwell. Mrs. Bagwell was called for her final journey t ...
Judy Ann (Howard) Bennett, 63, Gainesville
 Mrs. Judy Ann (Howard) Bennett age 63 of Gainesville passed away on Monday April 11, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.           ...
Retha Nell Crook, 84, Gainesville
Ms. Retha Nell Crook, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2016 at New Horizon’s Limestone Nursing Home following an extended illness.     ...
Rita Gawor Dudek, 85, Gainesville
Rita Gawor Dudek of Gainesville died on Monday, April 11, 2016   Rita was born in Buffalo, NY on November 15, 1930 to the late Ignatius Gawor and Blanche Napora Gawor. ...
Edith Greer, 89, Gainesville
Edith Greer, 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away April 11, 2016. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory 355 Dawsonvil ...
Ethel Coley Harris, 74, Lula
Ethel Coley Harris, 74, of Lula, GA passed away April 12, 2016 at her residence.   Born on November 27, 1941, she was a lifetime resident of Hall County. Mrs. Harris was ...
David Lee Poole, Jr., 78, Braselton
Mr. David Lee Poole, Jr., age 78 of Braselton, Georgia passed away April 11, 2016. Born in Buffalo, New York, he was a son of the late David Lee Poole, Sr. and Dorothy Ball Poole. ...
Len Horace Simpson, 59, Flowery Branch
Len Horace Simpson, age 59 of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness.         &n ...
Verbon E. Wood, 77, Gainesville
  Mr. Verbon E. Wood age 77 of Gainesville passed away on Monday April 11, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center after an extended illness.       ...
Minnie Lois Lott Young, 84, Gainesville
Minnie Lois Lott Young, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at her residence.             &nbs ...
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
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.