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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 7th, 2017

Banks

Joan McFarland Smith Tate, 76 went to be with the Lord On January 7, 2017, after a long battle with cancer. She passed away peacefully at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surround ...

Barrow

Margaret Sue Crowe, 73, Winder
Margaret Sue Crowe, age 73, of Winder passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017.  Sue loved to cook.  She loved her family and took care of them.  Survivors include her ...
Mark Simon, 66, Winder
Mr. Mark T. Simon, age 66, of Winder suddenly passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family.   Fu ...

Habersham

Rev. Frank N. Bearden, Jr.,   age 88, of Demorest, Ga. went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 6, 2017.  Twenty-four hours later, his beloved wife of seventy-one year ...

Hall

Lucille Lillian Hayes, 69, Gainesville
Lucille Lillian Hayes, of Gainesville, beloved mother, grandmother and friend passed away Saturday January 7, 2017 at the age of 69. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. We ...
Mauline Mote Pinson, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Mauline Mote Pinson, 83, of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 following an extended illness. A Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2 ...

Jackson

Roger Dills, 70, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Roger “Pete” Dills, age 70 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, January 7, 2017.  Mr. Dills was born ...
Peggy Bobbette Hoover, 56, Commerce
Peggy Bobbette Hoover age 56 of Commerce passed away Saturday Jan. 7, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Hoover was born in Commerce on February 13, 1960 to Charlotte Allen and t ...
Wilma Gee Langford, 94, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Wilma Gee Langford, age 94 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, January 7, 2017.  Mrs. Langford was born in P ...

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Arlene Clark Martin, 94, Athens
Arlene Clark Martin, age 94 of Athens, GA passed away Saturday, January 07, 2017.   Mrs. Martin was the widow of Oatha Martin, attended Antioch Baptist Church in Watkins ...
Stephen L. Rogers, 69, Maryville
Rogers – Stephen L., beloved husband of 11 years to Kathryn Mae (Brookshire) Rogers, passed away on January 7, 2017 in Anderson Medical Center, Maryville, IL. Stephen was bor ...

Stephens

Jimmy Edward Addison, 63, Toccoa
Mr. Jimmy Edward Addison, age 63 of 17 Regan Drive, Toccoa passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Richard and Nellie Mauldin Ad ...
Edna Major Leach Carswell, 95, Eastanollee
Mrs. Edna Major Leach Carswell passed away January 7, 2017 at her home in Eastanollee, Ga.  Mrs. Carswell was born September 12, 1921 in Sanford, Florida to Demes and Lucille ...
Edward Thomas Roberts, 83, Martin
Funeral services for Edward Thomas Roberts, age 83, of Martin will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM from the Oakey Mountain Baptist Church.  Rev. Brion Wil ...

White

Claud F. Elliot, 62, Cleveland
Claud F. Elliot, age 62 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, ...
Dr. Claud Franklin Elliott, Jr., age 62 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017.  Mr. Elliott was born in Demorest to the late Claud Franklin and Anne McConnell ...
Troy Holcombe, 84, Cleveland
Troy Holcombe, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Home, Cl ...
Troy Holcombe, 84, Cleveland
Troy Holcombe, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017. Mr. Holcombe was born October 31, 1932 in Dacula, GA to the late Floyd and Minnie Ophelia Higgins Holc ...
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...
Allan Williams, who set up Beatles' early gigs, dies at 86
Allan Williams, a Liverpool music promoter who helped the Beatles get early gigs, has died
Pop superstar George Michael dies of heart failure at 53
British pop superstar George Michael, who led a troubled life despite his magnificent voice and enduring popularity with fans around the world, has died at the age of 53. Michael's manager says the cause of death was heart failure
Jackson County commissioner Dwain Smith dies at age 74
The Nicholson man who represented District 4 on the Jackson County Board of Commissioners has died.
'Growing Pains' star and TV host Alan Thicke dies at age 69
Alan Thicke, who played the likable father on the sitcom "Growing Pains," has died at age 69
Owner of Gold's, other department stores in Ga. and SC, dies at the age of 90
The man who owned and operated Gold's Department Store in downtown Cornelia for decades has passed away at the age of 90.
All-American John Glenn: Astronaut, fighter pilot, senator
Former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has died in Ohio