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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 20th, 2017

Forsyth

Arthur Therman Patton, Jr., 85 of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday August 20, 2017. There will be a graveside service with Navy honors on Friday August 25, 2017 at 11:30am at t ...
Geneva Ann Pruitt, 78, Cumming
Geneva Ann Pruitt, 78, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at her home, after a 5-year struggle with Parkinson's Disease and Dementia.  Geneva w ...
Junior Clifton (J.C.)  Kirby, age 84 of Cumming, passed away, Sunday, August 20, 2017. He was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. J.C. was a loving husband, father, grandf ...

Habersham

Dr. Keith Dwayne Cudd, 51, Cornelia
Dr. Keith Dwayne Cudd, age 51 of Cornelia, GA entered into rest Sunday, August 20, 2017, in a moment of peace, with his wife, Jennifer, of 29 years by his side. Dr. Cudd was born ...
John Serpa, 59, Alto
John Serpa, age 59, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 20, 2017, following a sudden illness. Mr. Serpa was born on July 20, 1958, in Jacksonville, No ...

Hall

Lois Evans Brown, 80, Gainesville
Lois Evans Brown, age 80 of Gainesville, entered eternal rest on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Sa ...
Kenney Joe Ray, 52, Gainesville
Kenney Joe Ray, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 2: ...

Jackson

Joshua Tate Lewis, 26, Auburn
Joshua Tate Lewis, age 26, of Auburn passed away Friday, August 18, 2017.     Survivors included his wife Christina Renay; father Charles Lewis; mother Tina Li ...

Other

Charles Swayne Jordan, 74, LaGrange
Charles Swayne Jordan, age 74 of LaGrange, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017, at his residence. Born in Banks County on December 03, 1942, he was a son of the late Hoyt D. Jo ...
Mrs. Miranda Rosetta Collins Nicholson, age 72 of Banks Road, Carnesville, Georgia passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital, Lavonia, Georgia. ...

White

Mrs. Rachel Julia Carpenter Neal Boyd, 77 of Cleveland died Sunday August 20, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Gastonia, NC, Mrs. Boyd was the daughter of t ...
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
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69