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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 ...
'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.