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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Sep 23rd, 2017

Dawson

S. Patricia Holcombe, 81, Dawsonville
S. Patricia Holcombe, 81, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday September 23, 2017 at Season’s Hospice following a short illness. Born December 3, 1935 in Cordele, Georgia t ...

Forsyth

H. Wayne Nix, 71, Cumming
H. Wayne Nix, age 71, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. He is preceded in death  by his wife, Charlotte L. Nix; parents, H. Paul and Velma Mooney Ni ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Carantha Samples Sanders, age 78, of Auburn, GA passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-six years, Leon J. Sanders; p ...

Habersham

Mary Ann Bramlett Duckett, 78, Clarkesville
Mary Ann Bramlett Duckett, age 78 of Clarkesville passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017. Born in Habersham County on February 25, 1939, Mrs. Duckett was the daughter of the l ...
David Stinespring, 71, Baldwin
David Stinespring, age 71, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Mr. Stinespring was born on July 18, 1946, in Toccoa, Georgia, to the late Curtis P. ...

Hall

Mandy Leigh Dove Brown, 37, Gainesville
Mandy Leigh Dove Brown, 37, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced soon. Memorial Park Funeral Home Braselton Chapel, 525 ...
Marcella Gertrude Cooper, 89, Gainesville
Mrs. Marcella Gertrude Cooper, 89 of Gainesville passed away Saturday September 23, 2017. At the families request, Mrs. Cooper will be cremated and no formal services will be he ...
Mary C. Martin, 89, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. for Mary C. Martin, 89, of Gainesville.  The Rev. Geoff Grubbs wi ...

Lumpkin

Tammy Phillips Martin, 56, Dahlonega
Ms. Tammy Phillips Martin age 56 of Dahlonega passed away on Saturday September 23rd, 2017 after an extended illness. Born on February 19, 1961 to parents Ann and Hoyt Phillips. ...

Other

Stephanie Lynn Izzo, 32, Atlanta
Stephanie Lynn Izzo, age 32, passed away on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 in her home in Atlanta, GA. Stephanie was born May 12, 1985 in Huntington Valley, Pa. She was the ...

Stephens

Miss Kimberly Claire Thomason age 25 of Toccoa passed away Saturday September 23, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. A daughter of Sherree Anderson Thomason and th ...
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