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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 31st, 2016

Hall

Nelia l. Cannup, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Nelia l. Cannup, 83, of Gainesville died August 31, 2016. A native of Hall County, Mrs. Canupp worked at Mt. Vernon Mills (formally known as Regal) and was a member of Oak G ...
Jamie Carlee Twitty, 35, Gainesville
  Ms. Jamie Carlee Twitty, age 35 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedule ...

Other

Martha Spruill, 92, Atlanta & Highlands, NC
Martha Spruill, 92, of Atlanta, GA and Highlands, NC, died August 31, 2016 at The Mann House Assisted Living in Atlanta, GA.    She is survived by her husband, Hugh ...

Stephens

Mr. Fred Robert Edmonds, Sr., age 68 of 254 Rumsey Avenue, Toccoa, Georgia passed Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Rev. John Barnett Edmonds and Et ...
Dillard Eugene Savage, 55, Toccoa
Mr. Dillard Eugene Savage, age 55 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Eulus and Cora Lee Morris Savage, he was born April 8, 196 ...

White

William C. Webb, 65, Cleveland
Mr. William C. Webb, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday August 31, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Webb was born on November 12, 1950, in Clayton, Georgia, ...
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
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.