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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 ...
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.