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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jan 8th, 2017

Gwinnett

John Kenneth Lofton, 49, Buford formerly of Gainesville
Mr. John Kenneth Lofton, 49, Buford formerly of Gainesville died Sunday January 8, 2017. Services are incomplete at this time. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Cremato ...

Hall

Mrs. Misty Brianna Delong, 37, of Lula, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 following an extended illness. A Graveside service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at ...
Patricia Ann Rail, 80, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann Rail, 80, of Gainesville died Sunday January 8, 2017 at her daughter's residence in Bethlehem, Ga. Born March 25, 1936 in Tate, Ga., Mrs. Rail had lived in ...
Margaret Perry Tinsley, 86, Oakwood
Mrs. Margaret Perry Tinsley 86, of Oakwood, passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 following an extended illness. A Funeral service is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11, 2017 ...

Jackson

Sanford Rufos Brown, 80, Maysville
Mr. Sanford Rufos Brown, age 80, of Maysville died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mr. Brown was born in Maysville to the late, Bert and Flora ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jackie Spencer Braswell, age 71 of Athens, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, January 8, 2017 at her home. Mrs. Braswell was bo ...

Rabun

Clifford Donald Ramey, 83, Clayton
Clifford Donald Ramey, 83, of Clayton, GA passed away January 8, 2017. Clifford was born in Rabun County the son of late Burch Ramey and the late Essie Page Ramey. Clifford aft ...
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...
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