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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 26th, 2017

Banks

Beverly Anne Sutton age 73 of Lula passed away Saturday Aug. 26, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Sutton was born November 6, 1943 in Dalton, Georgia to the late David & ...

Habersham

Jeanette Lea Dyer, 67, Turnerville
Jeanette Lea Dyer passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born on May 19, 1950, to the late George Alvin and Merrill Louise Fitzgeral ...

Hall

Jeffrey Minor Hallford, 62, Flowery Branch
Jeffery Minor Hallford, 62 of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday August 26, 2017 at his residence following a sudden illness. Mr. Hallford was born May 23, 1955 to the late ...
Johnny Leon Robinson, 67, Oakwood
Johnny Leon Robinson, 67 of Oakwood died Saturday August 26, 2017. A native of Banks County, Mr. Robinson had lived in Hall County for most of his life.  He was the son of ...
William Michael “Mike” Whitfield, 52, of Murrayville, GA passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will ...
Jay Alan Wright, 64, Gainesville
Jay Alan Wright, died Friday, August 25th after an extended illness. Jay Alan Wright, the son of Florence King Wright and Dr. AD Wright, Jr., was born in Augusta, GA on June 3, ...

Jackson

Danny John Baker, 60, Jefferson
Danny John Baker age 60 of Jefferson passed away Saturday August 26, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Baker was born October 3, 1956 in Jefferson, GA to the late Cleve & ...
Linda Ann Tucker, 68, Hoschton
Linda Ann Tucker, age 68, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Christopher Tucker; parents, Eugene and Josephine Moses; a ...

White

Timothy B. Koger, 54, Cleveland
Timothy B. Koger, age 54, took his final breath on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his home in Cleveland.  He was born on July 4, 1963, in Mandfield, Ohio to Emily and William ...
TImothy Kroger, 54, Cleveland
Timothy Koger age 54 of Cleveland passed away Saturday August 26, 2017 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Barrett Funeral Hom ...
Tammy Reece, 49, Lula
Tammy Jean Reece, age 49 of Lula (Banks County), passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Emory University Hospital. Mrs. Reece was born on December 11, 1967, in Dahlonega, G ...
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.
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
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