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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. May 23rd, 2017

Banks

Mrs. Sara Pauline Brown Mason, age 97, of Homer, GA died Monday, May 22, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Mason was born in Commerce to the late John Harvey and Ethel Chambers Bro ...

Gwinnett

Helen Pass Bagwell, 96, Sugar Hill
Helen Pass Bagwell, age 96, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty years, Woodrow Bagwell; daughters, Donnis Bagw ...

Hall

James “JD” Autry, 59, Gainesville
Memorial services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday May 27, 2017 at Rejoice Worship Center for James “JD” Autry, age 59 of Gainesville. The Rev. Jerry Mauldin and Re ...
Colby Paul Clements, Gainesville
Colby Paul Clements of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on May 23, 2017. He was a beloved son, brother, friend, and relative with extended family in Utah, Michigan, and Arizona. Co ...
Mr. Horace Alvin “Mickey” Craig age 95 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday May 23, 23017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.   ...
Anne Nathaniel Pearce, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Anne Nathaniel Pearce age 98 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Memorial services are schedul ...
Bobby Lee Cagle, 70, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday May 27, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Bobby Lee Cagle, age 70 of Lula.    David Chapman and ...
Alton Randall Cooper, 72, Flowery Branch
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Alton Randall Cooper, age 72 of Flowery Branch, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, May 23, 2017.  Mr. Cooper was born in Pend ...

Jackson

Elizabeth Ann Holliday, 85, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Holliday, 85, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest May 23, 2017. Mrs. Holliday was born in Winder, Georgia, a da ...
Soledad Martin Reber, 79, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Soledad Martin Reber, age 79, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Mrs. Reber was born in Cartagena, Spain, a daug ...

Other

Aubrey Dean Benson, 75, Alpharetta
Aubrey Dean Benson, age 75, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Aubrey was a member of Providence Baptist Church in Milton, GA. He is preceded in death by his par ...
Susan “Biscuit” Margaret Merriwether, age 56, of Lexington, GA, partner of Tommy Giles passed away peacefully at home on May 23, 2017, surrounded by family. Susan was b ...
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.