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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 22nd, 2017

Forsyth

Janie Grace Cox, 87, Cumming
Janie Grace Cox, age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Janie was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. She will always be remembered as a lov ...

Hall

Clyde Thomason, 86, Murrayville
            Clyde Thomason SMSgt, USAF, Retired, age 86 of Murrayville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his ...
Nancy Jeanett Etris, 68, Gainesville
Nancy Jeanett Etris, 68, of Gainesville, Georgia went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, ...

Jackson

John Edward Gray, 52, Jefferson
John Edward Gray, age 52, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  John enjoyed being outdoors and playing his guitar.  Survivors include his mother Cynthia Ha ...

Lumpkin

Gean Brookshire Sutton, 94, Dahlonega
Mrs. Gean Brookshire Sutton, age 94, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Northeast GA Medical Center.  Mrs. Sutton was a native and lifetime resident of ...

Other

John Daniel Goza, 74, East Point
John Daniel Goza, age 74, of East Point passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  Mr. Goza was a builder and worked on cars.  He was a collector of different items.  Su ...
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
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.