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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 5th, 2017

Gwinnett

Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, Suwanee
Nancy Smith Chandler, 68, of Suwanee, passed away June 5, 2017 after a brave battle with recent illness.  Born on February 16, 1949 in Thomasville, Georgia to Franklin I. and ...
Philip Anthony Heard, 50, Suwanee
  Philip Anthony Heard, age 50, of Suwanee, GA passed away Monday, June 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack V. Heard. He is survived by his mother, Wanda ...

Habersham

Christine Whitlock Dyer, 87, Cornelia
Christine Whitlock Dyer, age 87 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on November 9, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Stev ...
Ray I. Smith, 80, Demorest
Ray l. Smith, age 80 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 05, 2017. Ray was born in Cleveland, Georgia on October 9, 1936. He was a son of the late Paul & Annie ...

Hall

Sandra Strickland Allison, 74, Flowery Branch
Sandra Strickland Allison, age 74 of Flowery Branch, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at her residence. Graveside services will be held on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 11:00am in Mem ...
Joan Turk, 77, Flowery Branch
Joan Turk, 77 of Flowery Branch died Monday June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hoschton, Ga.,  Ms. Turk had lived in Hall County for most of he ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Stepp “Jenny” Cronic, age 82, of Hoschton, who passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017. Mrs. Cronic was born in Hosc ...

Rabun

David Michael Ramey, 62, Tiger
Mr. David Michael Ramey, age 62 of 1737 E. Wolf Creek Road, Tiger, Georgia passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A son of the late ...
James Earl Speed, 64, Clayton
James Earl Speed, age 64, of Clayton, passed away on June 5, 2017. His family surrounded him as he went to be with the Lord. James was a devout Christian, and served the Lord a ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton