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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 1st, 2017

Banks

Charlie Hewell,, 71, Baldwin
Mr. Charlie Hewell, 71, of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on March 1, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Fune ...

Forsyth

Helen Crosier, 84, Cumming
Helen Crosier, 84 of Cumming, GA, passed away on March 1, 2017. There are no services planned locally. Services will be held in Dover, TN at a later date. Condolences may ...
Janet Eck, 86, Suwanee
Janet Eck, 86 of Suwanee GA, passed away on March 1, 2017. There are no services planned locally. Interment will follow at a later date in the Indiantown Gap National Cemeter ...

Gwinnett

Janet Eck, 86, Suwanee
Janet Eck, 86 of Suwanee GA, passed away on March 1, 2017. There are no services planned locally. Interment will follow at a later date in the Indiantown Gap National Cemeter ...

Habersham

Donald Ferguson, 88, Cornelia
Donald Ferguson, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Mr. Ferguson was born on March 29, 1928, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late Logan and Ethe ...
Pastor Gerald Maurice Lee, 77, Turnerville
Pastor Gerald Maurice Lee, age 77 of Turnerville, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at his residence. Born in Florence, South Carolina on February 20, 1940, he was a son of ...
  Charles C. Morrison, Jr., age 79, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Mr. Morrison was born on August 26, 1937 in Mobile, Alabama to the late Cha ...

Hall

Nancy Wittbrodt Mizer, 75, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Nancy Wittbrodt Mizer, age 75, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 surrounded by her family, following a courageous battle with cancer. Memorial Services ...
Jeffrey Mark Stampfli, 60, Flowery Branch
Jeffrey Mark Stampfli, 60, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at his home in Flowery Branch, Ga. He fought a two year battle with an aggressive brain cancer.  Jeffrey was bo ...

Jackson

Pamela Yvonne Gordon, 47, Athens
Pamela Yvonne Gordon, age 47 of Athens, GA passed away Wednesday, March 01, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Athens, GA, Mrs. Gordon was the daughter of Tom and Joann Pa ...

Stephens

Mr. Lonar Hobart “Jack” Durden, Jr., age 99 of 795 E. Tugalo Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late Lonar H ...

White

Vernon Farmer, 83, Cleveland
Vernon Farmer, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Farmer was born on March 31, 1933, in Hall County, to the late Henry Grady and ...
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