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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 18th, 2017

Banks

Mrs. Ernestine, “Tina” Tankersley, 98, of Homer, Georgia passed away September 18, 2017 following an extended illness. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wedn ...

Forsyth

Dot Bennett, 83, Cumming
Dot Bennett, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017.  Dot was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Bennett; ...
Victoria Vizueth, inf, Cumming
Infant Victoria Vizueth 1 day old passed away on September 18, 2017. Visitation will be on September 21, 2017 from 12pm - 1pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral s ...

Gwinnett

David Ross Beaver, 67, Sugar Hill
  Mr. David Ross Beaver, age 67, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Mr. Beaver is survived by his wife, Patricia Norris Beaver, Sugar Hill, GA; ch ...

Habersham

Michael Adam Hicks, 37, Mt. Airy
  Michael Adam Hicks, age 37 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017. Born in Stephens County, Georgia on June 3, 1980, Mr. Hicks was a 1998 graduate of Habe ...
Ella Mae Stamey, 77, Demorest
Ella Mae Stamey, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Mrs. Stamey was born on February 16, 1940, in Clayton, Georgia; a daughter of the late ...
Ohlen O’Neal “Bo” Miller, age 67 of Baldwin, Georgia passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. ...

Hall

Glenda Elizabeth Edge Green, 63, Gainesville
Glenda Elizabeth Edge Green, 63, of Gainesville, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born June 7, ...
Willie James Palmer, 44, of Lula passed away on September 18, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 23, 20 ...

Jackson

Dennis Lamar Thomas, 58, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Lamar Thomas, age 58, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017. Mr. Thomas was born in Athens, Georgia, a so ...

Lumpkin

Thomas William Chastain, 30, Dahlonega
Thomas William Chastain, 30, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday September 18, 2017 following a brief illness. Thomas is survived by his parents Lynn and Lisa Puckett of Dahlonega. Sister ...

Stephens

Mrs. Audrey Richardson Ayers, age 89 of 1524 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Oaks at Scenic View Nursing Home. A daughter of the late N. ...
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