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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 8th, 2017

Dawson

Pamela Davis Bragg, 60, Dawsonville
Pamela Davis Bragg, 60, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 8, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born August 31, 1956, Pam was a lifelong resident of Daws ...
James L. “Jim” Caporal, 69, Dawsonville
James L. “Jim” Caporal, 69, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday March 8, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born May 2 ...

Forsyth

William Whitehead Howell Jr., 86 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. He was born on February 2, 1931 in Waycross, GA, the son of William Whitehead Howell Sr. ...

Hall

Duane A. Jones, 65, Gainesville
    Mr. Duane Jones age 65 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday March 08, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.     ...
Arabella Partlow, 102, Gainesville
Arabella Partlow, age 102 of Gainesville, GA passed away on March 8, 2017. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home.
Pamela A. Farr, 65, Gainesville
Dr. Pamela A Farr, age 65, of Gainesville, GA, passed away on March 8th, 2017 after an extended illness.   A viewing will be held at Little & Davenport Funeral home ...

Other

Seaborn Ray Martin, 86, Chatsworth
Seaborn Ray Martin, 86 years of age is now resting in peaceful sleep in the arms of his Lord. He passed away Wednesday, March 8th in Chatsworth Georgia, at the Chatsworth Nursing h ...
Juanita (Nee-Nee) Wimpy, 59, Durham,NC
Juanita (Nee-Nee) Wimpy, 59 of Durham, NC passed away on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 following a brief illness. Juanita (Nee-Nee) was born November 13th, 1956 in Gainesville, GA ...
Joyce Lawson Adams, 73, Madison, MS
Mrs. Joyce Lawson Adams, 73, of Madison, Mississippi passed away peacefully with her husband Jerry holding her hand on March 8, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS follow ...
Paul Austin, 73, Stone Mountain
Paul M. Austin, 73 of Stone Mountain, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldands ...

Rabun

Barbara Hamby Keener, 83, Clayton
Barbara Hamby Keener, age 83, of Clayton, GA passed away March 8, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Logan Hamby and Ola Gibson Hamby. She was also preceded in death by her hus ...
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.
Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49.
Georgia Hall Of Fame racer Charles Barrett passes away
Charles Barrett, a Hall of Fame short track ace and former NASCAR driver, passed away on Friday. The Cleveland, Georgia native scored the win in approximately 250...
Mansfield Oil Co. founder dies at 86
John Mansfield, Sr., of Amelia Island, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, and the founder of Mansfield Oil Company and Kangaroo convenience stores, died Thursday. .
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.