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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 8th, 2017

Banks

Frances Avent Waters, age 93, of Homer, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Mrs. Waters was born on February 9, 1923, in Middlesboro, Kentucky, to ...

Dawson

Macey S. Shelton, 78, Dawsonville
Macey S. Shelton, 78, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 8, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born May 7, 1938 to the l ...
William White, 69, Dawsonville
William White, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday February 8, 2017 at his residence following a short illness. Born November 21, 1947 to the late Willie A. and Emma White, ...

Forsyth

Robert Vance Frierson, 77 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 8, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...

Hall

Arlene Annette Von Essen, 68, Gainesville
Arlene Annette Von Essen, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away on February 8, 2017. Online condolences can be made at www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com. Memorial Park North Riverside ...
Mrs. Mary Alice “Hanie” Williamson, 86, of Gainesville passed away February 8, 2017 at her residence.           A funera ...
Eugene Arthur Whitley, 87, Gainesville
Eugene Arthur Whitley  Dec. 29, 1929 – Feb. 8, 2017 Eugene (Gene) Arthur Whitley, age 87, of Gainesville, Ga, passed away on February 8, 2017 at his residence.   ...

Jackson

Paul Stephen West, Jr, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Paul Stephen West, Jr., age 71, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at his residence. Mr. West wa ...

Other

Jason Duane Johnson, 33, Cleveland, OH
Jason Duane Johnson, age 33, of Cleveland, Ohio and formerly of Winder passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017.  Jason had a big heart and loved being a father.  His favo ...
  Patricia Ann Whitehill, age 71, of Jasper, GA passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017 following an extended illness. She was born in Blairsville and spent most of her ...

Rabun

Mr. David Durwood “Woody” Bollinger, age 58 of 140 Oakway Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. A son of Gene and Irene Hawkins Bollinger, ...

White

Joan Elizabeth Lee, 74, Cleveland
Mrs. Joan Elizabeth Lee, age 74 of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, February 08, 2017.  She was born in Dahlonega, GA on July 23, 1942 to the late J.B. and Pauline Smith Win ...
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.
Co-founder of Georgia-based Waffle House chain dies at 97
​Waffle House co-founder Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., who went from short-order cook to co-founder of one of the nation's largest restaurant chains, has died. He was 97.
Founder of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic dies
Dr. Henry S. Jennings, a retired longtime Gainesville physician and founder of the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, has died.
Former Oakwood City Council member dies
A woman who served on the Oakwood City Council for 15 years before stepping down two years ago will be buried Saturday.