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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 15th, 2017

Dawson

Timothy Gordon Elzey, 53, Dawsonville
Timothy Gordon Elzey, age 53, of Dawsonville, formerly of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Survivors include his daughters, Savannah Leigh Elzey of Dawsonv ...
Kimberly Lambert Dorsey, 35, Dawsonville
Kimberly Lambert-Dorsey, 35, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 15, 2017. Born July 11, 1981 in College Park, Georgia, she had lived in Dawson County for over 20 years.& ...

Forsyth

Gene Marion Chambers, 89, Cumming
Gene Marion Chambers, age 89, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Gene was born on September 4, 1926, in Homer, GA, to the late Roy and Irene Chambers. Gene was ...
Nathan S. Bennett, age 53, passed away unexpectantly on March 10, 2017. He is preceded in death by his father Roger Roy Bennett.  Nathan is survived by his mother, Regina H. B ...
Helen Otto Hopkins, 82, Cumming
Helen Otto Hopkins of Cumming, GA died peacefully on March 15, 2017.  She was born on July 31, 1934 in Evansville, IN to Louis and Alzadia Otto.  Helen Graduated from Bos ...

Habersham

Patsy Tyler Dean, 77, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Patsy Tyler Dean, age 77, of Clarkesville will be held Friday, March 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Larry Free and Rev. Raymon ...
Kitty Caudell, 85, Baldwin
Kitty Caudell, age 85, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at the residence of Bobby and Ann Smith. Ms. Caudell was born on January 26, 1932, in Banks ...

Jackson

Linda Anne Cowart, 74, Commerce
Linda Anne Cowart, age 74 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017.   Mrs. Cowart was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ida Rougeau and the widow of J.L. ...
Irene Hollis Funderburk, 82, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Irene Hollis Funderburk, age 82 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  Mrs. Funderburk was born i ...

Lumpkin

William Rutherford Cason, 78, Dahlonega
William Rutherford Cason , age 78 of Dahlonega, GA passed away on March 15, 2017 following a short illness. Bill was born in Sandersville Georgia.  He graduated from North ...
James Leroy Fortner, 75, Dahlonega
James Leroy Fortner, age 75, a life-long resident of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, with his family by his side he completed his journey home to be with J ...
Edward George Biernacki, 63, Dahlonega
Edward George Biernacki, 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  A Memorial Service will be hel ...

White

Beatrice Turner, 86, Cleveland
Beatrice Turner, age 86, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Turner was born on November 18, 1928 in Augusta, GA to the late Clau ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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