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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 2nd, 2017

Forsyth

Dorothy Elletson, 67, Cumming
Dorothy Elletson 67, of Cumming, Ga died on May 2, 2017 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. She is survived by her husband Broadus Elletson of Cumming, Ga. Children: Chandy and Paul R ...

Habersham

Mary Hewell Robinson, 59, Cornelia
Mary Hewell Robinson, age 59, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mrs. Robinson was born on May 2, 1958 in Clermon ...
Bunice Lewallen Smith, 93, Baldwin
Bunice Lewallen Smith, age 93, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Mrs. Smith was born on February 18, 1924, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late Felton and Or ...
John Carroll Smith, 82, Alto
John Carroll Smith age 82 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Born in Richmond, Virginia on April 21, 1935, he was the son of the late John and Naomi Stephens Smith. & ...

Hall

Janet (Jan) Kellogg Johnson, 94, Gainesville
Janet (Jan) Kellogg Johnson born January 21, 1923 in Brooklyn, N.Y. went to be with the Lord on May 2, 2017.  She was the beloved wife of the late Russell (Rusty) Johnson MD f ...
James A. "Jim" Stephenson, 64, Gainesville
James A. “Jim” Stephenson, 64, of Gainesville, was born on October 17, 1952 in Los Angeles, CA.  He has joined his parents, Donald “Steve” and Edie ...
Marsha Ann Ware, 72, N/A
Mrs. Marsha Ann Ware was born March 18, 1945 in Hall County, Georgia to the late Mr. and Mrs. James and Annie Mae Sadler. Marsha went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 2, 20 ...

Jackson

Sarah Sue Wallace Nichols, 84, Nicholson
  Mrs. Sarah Sue Wallace Nichols, age 84, of Nicholson died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mrs. Nichols was born in Clover, SC to the lat ...

Stephens

Otha C.A. Ivester, Jr, 68, Toccoa
Mr. Otha C.A. Ivester, Jr., age 68 of 1250 Sunshine Church Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A son of the late Otha C.A. Ivester, Sr ...
Mr. Michael Junior Ivester, age 46 of 1250 Sunshine Church Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at his residence. A son of Betty Sellers Ivester and the late Otha C.A. ...
Hannah Brianne McFall, 18, Toccoa
Miss Hannah Brianne McFall, age 18, of Country Club Trail in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Stephens County.  A daughter of Christopher Shane McFall and Ro ...
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
Update: Ray Burch: Local, state poultry leader dies
A memorial service will be held Tuesday. July 10th for Ray Burch, a Gainesville man well-known in local and state poultry circles.
Mother of Cong. Doug Collins dies
The mother of 9th District Congressman Doug Collins died Sunday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.