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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 ...
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
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.