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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 ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93