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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 23rd, 2017

Banks

Richard Jay Friend, 63, Maysville
Mr. Richard Jay Friend age 63 of Maysville passed away on Monday January 23, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...

Barrow

Muriel Holder Guffin, 84, Winder
  Mrs. Muriel Holder Guffin, age 84, of Winder, Georgia passed away January 23, 2017 at her residence.  She was a lifelong resident of Barrow County and was a daughter of ...

Habersham

Grace Leona Whitworth Gosnell, 87, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Grace Leona Whitworth Gosnell, age 87 of Clarkesville will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Austi ...

Hall

Jack Alba Elliott, Jr, 77, Gainesville
 Mr. Jack Alba Elliott, Jr., age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness.  Funeral services are schedule ...
Alonzo Brantley “A.B.” Sailors, Jr., of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on January 23, 2017, at his home surrounded by loved ones following a brief illness. A.B. w ...
Peggy Cooper Stephens, 63, Gainesville
Peggy Cooper Stephens, 63, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Seasons Hospice, Cumming, GA.  She was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church, ...
Christoper Morris, 37, Gillsville
Christopher Morris, 37 of Gillsville passed away on Friday January 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia medical Center. Mr. Morris was born on December 22, 1979 in Atlanta, GA., He was ...

Other

Todd Wilson, 47, Marietta
Todd Wilson, 47, of Marietta, GA, passed away Monday, January 23, 2017, after an 11 year battle with Prostate Cancer.  Todd was born in Dallas, Texas on March 17, 1969 but has ...
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
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