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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 4th, 2017

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Barbara Ann Milum Wiggins, age 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on March 4, 2017 at Chestnut Ridge Nursing Home after a long battle with dementia.  She was born in Columbia, TN ...
Coley Lamar Avery, 32, Cumming
Coley Lamar Avery, 32 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday March 4, 2017. He was born on June 22, 1984 in Atlanta, GA, the son of Ricky and Patricia Avery who both survive him ...

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John L. Dyer, 80, Gainesville
Mr. John L. Dyer, 80, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday March 4, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in ...
W. Ralph Long, 82, Murrayville
Mr. W. Ralph Long, age 82, of Murrayville, GA passed away suddenly at his residence on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Born February 27, 1935 in Kennesaw, Georgia to parents Joe Roy an ...
Carolyn Parks, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Carolyn Parks, 73, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday March 4, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.           ...
Bobby Lee Stewart, 72, Gainesville
Bobby Lee (Bob) Stewart, 72, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday March 4, 2017 following a sudden illness.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March ...
Betty Phillips Woodliff, 93, Gainesville
  Mrs. Betty Phillips Woodliff, 93, of Gainesville, died Saturday March 4, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born May 18, 1923 to the late Eva Mae Moore Phil ...

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Margie Lee Beavers, 74, Ellijay
Margie Lee Beavers, age 74, of Ellijay, GA passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017.   She was a loving mama and nana who took anyone in to her home and took care of them. ...

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Lois Heaton Martin, 90, Toccoa
Mrs. Lois Heaton Martin, age 90 of 365 County Line Road, Toccoa passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Oaks at Scenic View in Baldwin. A daughter of the late John Lee and Sa ...
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