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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 2nd, 2017

Forsyth

Eliza Renee` LeMieux passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017.  There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arra ...
Elliott Lawson Pettey Jr., 64 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 2, 2017. He was born on September 8, 1952, the son of Elliott Lawson Pettey Sr. and Barbara Johnson Baker Pe ...
Dorothy Enloe Phillips, 87, Cumming
Dorothy Enloe Phillips, 87, a native of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Dorothy was a devoted daughter, a successful business woman, and a loyal friend ...

Gwinnett

Warren Cecil Mayo, 62, Buford
Mr. Warren Cecil Mayo “Spaceman”, 62, of Buford passed away on Thursday February 2, 2017.   A family memorial service will be held at a later date.   ...

Hall

Shirley Ann Trusty Smith, 68, Flowery Branch
Shirley Ann Trusty Smith, age 68, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017. She is survived by her husband of forty-three years, Randall Smith, Flowery Branch, ...

Jackson

Hazel Margaret Brown, 82, Commerce
Hazel Margaret Brown, age 82 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, February 02, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Maysville, GA, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late G ...

Lumpkin

Betty Joan Scott Vaughan, 60, Dahlonega
Mrs. Betty Joan Scott Vaughan, 60, of Dahlonega passed away February 1, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Febru ...

Union

  Claude Parker Taylor III, age 65, of Suches, GA passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017 with his family by his side. Parker lived most of his life in Conyers, GA; bu ...

White

Robin Maurer Merrill, 74, Cleveland
Robin M. Merrill, age 74 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017.  Mrs. Merrill was born January 22, 1943 in Syracuse, NY to the late Fredric and Alice Barker ...
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.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69