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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 3rd, 2017

Banks

Grover Clifton Caudell, 81, Hollingsworth Community
Grover Clifton Caudell, age 81, of the Hollingsworth Community, Banks County, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, following a sudden illness. Mr. Caud ...

Barrow

Chuck Albright, 55, Winder
Mr. Chuck Albright, age 55, of Winder, Georgia went to be with the Lord on January 3, 2017.  A native and former resident of Buffalo, New York, Mr. Albright had resided in Win ...

Dawson

Barbara Lucille Bopko McGullion, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday January 3, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a sudden illness. Ms. McGullion was born January ...
Charles Hunt Eldred, Dawsonville
Charles Hunt Eldred died Tuesday, January 3, 2017.    Family and friends are feeling an incredible loss for an incredible man.    The service will be ...
Edith Pinion Gee, 88, Dawsonville
Edith Pinion Gee, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday January 3, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 30, 1928 to the late John Wesley and ...

Habersham

Geneva Whisnant, 60, Clarkesville
Mrs. Geneva "Lynn" Whisnant, 60, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with the lord on January 3, 2017. Lynn was born on January 13, 1956 in Marietta, Georgia to Ea ...

Hall

Sheila Ann Darby, 52, Gainesville
Sheila Ann Darby, 52 of Gainesville GA passed away on Tuesday January 3, 2017 at Northeast GA Medical Center.  She was born on May 9, 1964 in Roswell, GA to Ralph and Julie Al ...
Betty Townsend Orr, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Townsend Orr, age 82, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by her family.   Funeral Services wil ...
Lizbeth Patino, 14, Gainesville
Miss Lizbeth Patino, 14, of Gainesville passed away on January 3, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church. Fa ...
Talbert “Tab” S. Shelton, 66, Gainesville
It is with great sadness that the family of Talbert “Tab” S. Shelton announce that he was suddenly called home to be with God on November 16, 2016. Tab was 66 years old ...
Janette Boone Younkin, 86, Gainesville
Janette Boone Younkin, age 86, of Gainesville, Georgia died January 3, 2017. Her body will be cremated. Plans for a memorial service and interment of her ashes in Tuscaloosa Memori ...

Jackson

Donnie Lynn Dale, 61, Pendergrass
Donnie Lynn Dale, age 61 of Pendergrass, GA passed away Tuesday, January 03, 2017.   Mr. Dale was the son of the late Leroy and Ethel Cochran Dale. He served in the ...

Lumpkin

Curtis Allen King, 42, Dahlonega
Curtis Allen King, age 42, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Saturday  December  3 , 2016 . Born in Thornton, Indiana. He was long time resident of Dahlonega,  Geor ...
Robert Doug Kenimer, 71, Dahlonega
Robert “Doug” Kenimer age 71 of Dahlonega passed away on January 2, 2017. Doug was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born to the ...

Other

Janet Lorraine Hammett, 81, St. Simons
Mrs. Janet Lorraine Hammett age 81, of Saint Simons passed away Sunday January 8, 2017. Mrs. Hammett was born in Cook County, Illinois the daughter of the late Gus and Jeanette ...
Dennis Lee Huber, 69, Colbert
Dennis Lee Huber, age 69 of Colbert, GA passed away Tuesday, January 03, 2016.   Mr. Huber was the son of the late Daryl Huber and Audrey Kneer Sullivan. He served our c ...
Wolfgang Peter Ludwig, 73, Miramar Beach, FL.
Wolfgang Peter Ludwig, of Miramar Beach, FL, formally of Highland NY, passed away peacefully in his sleep with his loving wife of 52 years, Ursel, by his side.  Wolf was b ...
Wanda Collins Price, 66, Lavonia
Mrs. Wanda Collins Price, age 66, of Gumlog Road, Lavonia, GA, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia, GA. A daughter of the ...

White

F.J. McDougald, 73, Cleveland
Mr. F.J. McDougald, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017.  Mr. McDougald was born to the late Floyd Jackson and Eddie Hogan McDougald.  He was in ...
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86
Update: Ray Burch: Local, state poultry leader dies
A memorial service will be held Tuesday. July 10th for Ray Burch, a Gainesville man well-known in local and state poultry circles.