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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 25th, 2017

Forsyth

Stephen LeRoy Chase, 58, Cumming
Stephen LeRoy Chase, 58, of Cumming passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georg ...
Claudia "Lucille" Blankenship, 101, of Cumming, GA passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her husband, C. Clyde Blankenship, Sr.; baby da ...
Billy Brooks, 90, Cumming
Billy Brooks, age 90, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. He was a member of Cumming Baptist Church. Billy was an Army veteran who served in WWII in the Philippines a ...
Kenneth McDonald Raines, age 73, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017.   Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 28th at 4:00 pm at Ingram Funeral Home ...
Vida Dale Ruis, 65, Cumming
Vida Dale Ruis, age 65, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. She attended War Hill Christian Center. Dale was preceded in death by her parents, Marcus and V. Z. Barret ...

Gwinnett

Journey Preston Gower, 94, Buford
Journey Preston Gower, age 94 of Buford, Georgia, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 after a brief illness.  Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Hami ...

Habersham

This phenomenal woman, Brenda T. Nicely, graced this world on the twenty-ninth day of December in the year nineteen hundred and fifty. She was truly the mother and friend to so man ...
Garnett William Yearwood, 79, Demorest
Garnett William Yearwood, age 79, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Mr. Yearwood was born on June 4, 1937, in Cornelia, Georgia; a son ...

Hall

Join the family in celebrating the life of a wonderful wife and mother. Winifred (Winkie) Natalie Forbes Boomershine was born in Atlanta on April 24, 1929. She passed away on Satur ...

Jackson

Maddalena G. Frontera, 84, Hoschton
Mrs. Maddalena G. Frontera, age 84, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 after an extended battle with Alzheimer’s Diseaase. Prayer Services will be 11:00 a.m. ...
Barbara Linda Turner, 61, Hoschton
Barbara Linda Turner, age 61 of Hoschton, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 2:00pm in Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with ...

Lumpkin

Evelyn Lemley Rice, 85, Dawsonville
Mrs. Evelyn Lemley Rice, age 85, of Dawsonville, GA (Lumpkin County), passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at her residence.   Evelyn was a native and lifelong resident ...

Other

Frances R Stuart of Gainesville, GA, born January 21, 1928 in Mammoth Springs, Arkansas, daughter of Laura and Holly Sheffield, passed away on March 25th, 2017. Frances is survi ...
Janie Marie Hill Watson, 61, Cape Coral, FL formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Janie Marie Hill Watson, age 61 of Cape Coral, Florida and formerly of Toccoa passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Gulf Coast Hospital, Ft. Myers, Florida. A daughter of ...

Union

Jack C. Mott, 90, Cleveland
Jack C. Mott, age 90, died March 25th as the results of burns sustained February 24th while burning brush. Community members, especially colleagues Roger Williams and John Lumsden, ...

White

Betty Patton Hansen, 61, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Ms. Betty Patton Hansen, age 61 of Cleveland. Ms. Hansen passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. Graveside services are sch ...
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