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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 29th, 2017

Banks

Donald Andrew McClure, age 75 of Lula, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at his residence. Born in Gillsville, Georgia on July 11, 1941, he was a son of the late Otis McCl ...

Forsyth

Frankland D. Boroughs, 83, Cumming
Frankland D. Boroughs, age 83, of Forsyth County, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Service will be held at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Ge ...
Gordon Kenneth (Ken) Lee, Jr. (Lt. Col. USA, Ret.), 80, died January 29, 2017 at Seasons Hospice in Cumming after several years of declining health.  He was prede ...
Allen Ray Thomas, 61, Cumming
Allen Ray Thomas, age 61, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. He was a member of Hightower Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was pre ...
Sheila Gail Wheeler, 54, Cumming
Sheila Gail Wheeler, age 54, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Visitation for Mrs. Wheeler will be held Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at Ingram Funeral Hom ...

Habersham

Derric Shaun Adams, 32, Clarkesville
Derric Shaun Adams, age 32 of Clarkesville came into this world on August 15, 1984 and went to be with his Lord on January 29, 2017.  Derric was a loving son, brother, uncl ...
Ruth Yonkers Llornes, 98, Cornelia
Ruth Yonkers Llornes, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Bronx, New York, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Mrs. Llornes was born on January 30, 1918 in Natchitoch ...
Ruth Yonkers L’lorens, 98, Cornelia
Ruth Yonkers L’lorens, age 98, of Cornelia, Georgia, formerly of Bronx, New York, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Mrs. L’lornes was born on January 30, 1918 ...
Louise Graham Oliver, 82, Cornelia
Louise Graham Oliver, age 82 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2016. Born in Jacksonville, Georgia on October 14, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Dave ...
Marvin Dewey Wade, Jr, 69, Demorest
  Marvin Dewey Wade, Jr. age 69 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on August 28, 1947, he was a son of the lat ...

Hall

Charles J. “Chuck” Bishop formerly of Tybee Island, Ga. passed away on January 29, 2017 at his daughter’s residence, Frances Wiley, in Gainesville, Ga. Chuck B ...
Evelyn Marie Myers, 77, Clermont
Funeral services will be held for, Evelyn Marie Myers age 77 of Clermont, Ga.  services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday February 1 ,2017 in the funeral home chapel. The Rev. ...

Jackson

Annie Grace Nix Phillips, 92, Jefferson
Annie Grace Nix Phillips age 92 of Jefferson passed away Sunday Jan. 29, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Phillips was born February 22, 1924 in Jackson County to the late Char ...

Towns

Iona Katherine Greenwald, 83, Young Harris
Iona Katherine Greenwald, 83,  of Young Harris, GA passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. Iona was born in Forsyth County and lived in Alpharetta and Cumming before moving to Y ...
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