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Obituaries & Related Stories

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

Forsyth

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 ...

Hall

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 ...

Other

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. ...

Stephens

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 ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.