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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 6th, 2017

Banks

Margaret Elizabeth Pressley age 63 of Homer passed away Feb. 6, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Pressley was born December 21, 1953 in Homer to the late Tildon Wiley and F ...
Velma S. Williams, 67, Lula
Velma S. Williams, age 67, of Lula, GA passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017. She enjoyed being outdoors, camping, fishing, and loved “yard selling”; and also enjo ...

Dawson

Lynn Farmer Bennett, 60, Dawsonville
Lynn Farmer Bennett, 60, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 6, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born May 28, 1956 to the late Jack and Jeanette Farmer, ...
Mildred Darnell Lowe, 82, Hampton
Mildred Darnell Lowe, 82, of Hampton, GA passed away Sunday February 5, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born September 4, 1934 to the late Loland a ...
Frances Nell Vaughan, 88, Dawsonville
Frances Nell Vaughan, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday February 4, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Born November 25, 1928 to the late Horace and Chri ...

Forsyth

Mikel Robert O’Connor, 26 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 6, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson ...

Gwinnett

J.R. “Dick” Anderson, 81, Hendersonville, TN. and recently of Dacula
J.R. “Dick” Anderson age 81 of Hendersonville, TN and recently of Dacula, GA died Monday, February 6, 2017. Mr. Anderson has been cremated and a memorial service will b ...

Habersham

Marianne (Tich) Cook, 92, Clarkesville
Marianne “Tich” Cook, age 92 of Clarkesville, Georgia went into the arms of Jesus on Monday, February, 6, 2017. Mrs. Cook was born on August 13, 1924 in Cleveland, O ...
Mark Taylor Ivester, 61, Clarkesville
Mark Taylor Ivester, age 61 of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. An online g ...

Hall

Billie Copher Lewis, 79, Oakwood
Mrs. Billie Copher Lewis, age 79, of Oakwood passed away Monday, February 6, 2017. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 11, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial Par ...
Jessie Kermit “JK” Crumley, age 89 of Clermont, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017. Jessie Kermit "JK" Crumley was born in White County Georgia to Harvel ...
Herby Lee Lawson, 84, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Friday February 10, 2017 at Maranatha Baptist Church for Herby Lee Lawson, age 84 of Gainesville. The Rev. Rod Bell Jr., and Rev. Delma ...

Jackson

Madeline Daniel, 91, Commerce
Mrs. was born the 10th of October, 1925 in a small farm house located in Grayson, Georgia, not far from the current location of the Methodist church.  She was the only child o ...
Frederick W. Long, 98, Nicholson
Mr. Frederick W. Long, age 98, of Nicholson, formerly of Albany, GA died Monday, February 6, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living.  Mr. Long was born in Gainesville, FL to the late ...

Lumpkin

Katie Mae McLain Medlin, 86, Dahlonega
Katie Mae McLain Medlin, age 86, of Dahlonega, died after suffering a stroke last Monday at North Georgia Assisted Living in Dawsonville.    Katie was born in Kildav, ...

Other

Patty Lea Hudson, 39, Colbert
Patty Lea Hudson, age 39 of Colbert, GA passed away Wednesday February 08, 2017 at her residence.   Ms. Hudson was the daughter of Ricky Kemp and Phyllis Hudson. She was ...

White

Morris Eugene Braswell, 65, Sautee Nacoochee
Morris Eugene Braswell, 65, of Jonesboro, Georgia passed away on Monday, February 6th at his home in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, surrounded by his wife and daughter.  Fune ...
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86