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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 24th, 2016

Banks

Mildred Smelley Young, age 93 of Homer, GA passed away Sunday July 24, 2016.   Mrs. Young was the daughter of the late Moses Nelson and Mary Magdalene Coffee Smelley, th ...

Habersham

Funeral services for Charlotte Marie Ora Smith English, age 87, of Demorest will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from the Fairfield Baptist Church.  Dr. Keith A ...
Leo Ivester, 75, Clarkesville
Leo Ivester, age 75 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at his residence. Born in Habersham County on March 2, 1941, he was a son of the late Newt Preston Iveste ...

Hall

John Ray Edge, 53, Gainesville
                John Ray Edge, age 53 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Northeast Geor ...

Lumpkin

Joan Thompson Davis, 85, Dahlonega
  Joan Thompson Davis, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on July 24, 2016. Joan was the daughter of the late John and Ruth Thompson.  She is also preceded in dea ...

White

Nancy Ann Davis Herrington, of Sautee GA, formerly of Savannah, passed away July 24, 2016 in Northeast Georgia Medical Center (following a short illness.) Born in Athens, GA, s ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93