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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 ...
Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, once heard on WDUN, dead at 66
Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died.
Well-known WWII vet dies
Cecil Boswell, a well-known Gainesville area World War II veteran, died Sunday at the age of 99.
Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau dies at 76
Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau has died in a Los Angeles hospital just days after announcing his retirement from touring because of exhaustion
John Hurt, Oscar nominated for "The Elephant Man" dies at 77
The Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died
Max Ward, poultry industry leader in North Georgia, dies at age 95
Max F. Ward, a longtime leader in the North Georgia poultry industry will be remembered at graveside services in Gainesville Saturday afternoon.
A.B. Sailors, former Gainesville fire chief, dies at 83
A former chief for the Gainesville Fire Department died Monday at the age of 83.
Former Georgia Secretary of State David Poythress dies
​Former Georgia Secretary of State and two-time gubernatorial candidate David Poythress has died.
Georgia Racing HOF member Doug Kenimer passes away
Georgia Racing Hall of Fame member Doug Kenimer of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 2. Kenimer was revered for his driving abilities on both dirt and asphalt...