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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 20th, 2017

Dawson

Clinton Chester, 74, Dawsonville
Clinton Chester, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday December 19, 2017 at Northside Hospital Cherokee following a period of declining health. Born May 19, 1943 in Dawsonville ...

Forsyth

Ricki Michele Crumley, 29, Cumming
Ricki Michele Crumley, 29 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. She was born on December 10, 1988 in Atlanta, GA the daughter of Richard Allen Crumley and ...
Marlene Foster, 86, Cumming
Marlene Foster, 86, of Cumming passed away Wednesday December 20, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 21, 1931 in Chatsworth, Georgia to the ...

Hall

Michael Peter Cliatt, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Michael Peter Cliatt, 63, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in the Chape ...
Cora Mae Hill Pass, 88, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Cora Mae Hill Pass age 88 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are sched ...
Shelby Faith Stanfill, 27, Cleveland
Shelby Paige Stanfill, 27, of Cleveland passed away December 20, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, ...

Jackson

Howard Merk, 81, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Merk, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, December 20, 2017.  Mr. Merk was born in Jefferson, Ge ...

Lumpkin

Stanley Leroy Herritt, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. Stanley Leroy Herritt, age 60, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of Dahlo ...
Chief Van “Gator” Robertson, 72, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. He was born on July 13, 1945, in Oliver Springs, TN, the son of Frankl ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.