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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 22nd, 2017

Dawson

Jeanette Nollenberger, 83, Dawsonville
Jeanette Nollenberger, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born December 5, 19 ...
Cecil Padgett, 86, Dawsonville
Cecil Padgett, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born May 11, 1930 to the late Roy an ...

Forsyth

Mildred Eugenia Carroll, 92 of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully, enjoying her view of Lake Lanier on Tuesday, February 22, 2017. She was born on January 7, 1925 in Charlotte, ...
Melanie Denise Allen, 50, Cumming
Melanie Denise Allen, 50 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday February 22, 2017. She was born on September 17, 1966 in Cumming, GA the daughter of Eldridge Hughes and Wansley ...

Gwinnett

Weston Gray Frost, 55, Suwanee
Weston Gray Frost, 55, passed away February 22, 2017, in Suwanee , Georgia, following a two year cancer illness. Gray was born in El Paso, Texas, June 19, 1961, and attended Ysleta ...

Habersham

Peggy Cawthon Vinson, age 82 of Alto, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at her residence. Born in Fulton County on Ocotber 26, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Will ...
Diane Beck Witherspoon, 65, Mt. Airy
Diane Beck Witherspoon, age 65 of Mt. Airy, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Born in Habersham County on April 21, 1951, ...
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Patricia Diane Witherspoon, age 65, of Mount Airy, went home to be with Jesus on Wednesday February 22, 2017. A ...

Hall

Maria D. Navarro, 69, Gainesville
Maria D. Navarro, 69, of Gainesville died February 21, 2017. Funeral services Friday, February 24, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel, Gainesville, Georgia.
Kathleen Kemp Smith, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Kathleen Kemp Smith, 89, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.     &nbs ...

White

Richard Miller Kelley, 76, Cleveland, formerly of Toccoa
Richard Miller Kelley, age 76 of Cleveland, Georgia, formerly of Toccoa, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Richar ...
Horace Gordon McCune, 71, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Horace Gordon McCune Jr, age 71 of Gainesville. Mr. McCune passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017. He was born i ...
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