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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 5th, 2017

Gwinnett

Melissa L. Hagler, 33, Dacula
Mrs. Melissa L. Hagler, age 33 of Dacula passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Gwinnett Hospital System – Lawrenceville, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will ...

Hall

Bimbo Brewer, 74, Gainesville
Bimbo Brewer, loving husband and father, doting grandfather, storytelling raconteur, community character and cowboy, finished this part of the race on January 5, 2017. James Cam ...
Robert Ward Parker, 59, Murrayville
Robert Ward Parker, age 59 of Murrayville, passed away on January 5, 2017.  Mr. Parker was born in Birmingham, Alabama to the late Frances Ellison Anglin.  He was retired ...

Jackson

James Lester Hart, Sr, 81, Commerce
  Mr. James Lester Hart, Sr., age 81, of Commerce died Thursday, January 5, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Hart was born in Elberton to the late, Jack and Kat ...

Other

Peggy Eileen Walton, 73, Woodstock
Peggy Eileen Walton, age 73 of Woodstock, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017.  No services are scheduled.

Stephens

Johnny Oliver Haygood, 86, Toccoa
Mr. Johnny Oliver Haygood, age 86, of Cherry Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Willow Gardens. A son of the late Russell D. and Annie Segars Hayg ...
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
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.