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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 4th, 2017

Banks

Mr. Ronald Nelson Ervin age 79 of Lula (Gillsville Community) passed away Sunday Sept. 3, 2017 at his residence.   Mr. Ervin was born June 3, 1938 in Maysville to the late G ...

Dawson

Aline Stephens, 84, Dawsonville
Aline Stephens, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday September 3, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born November 17, 1932 to the late Farris and An ...

Forsyth

Jimmy McGriff, 73, Cumming
Jimmy McGriff, age 73, of Cumming, GA, passed away Sunday, September 3, 2017.  He was a United States Navy veteran.  Jimmy loved cars especially Mustangs. He is preceded ...

Habersham

Lillian Hencely, age 95, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017.   She was born on July 16, 1922 in Monroe County, Georgia to the late Simeon B. Knight and Minnie Malcomb Kni ...
Rev. Roy Kenneth Pilcher, 68, Cornelia
Rev. Roy Kenneth Pilcher, age 68 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017, at his residence. Born in Cobb County on March 16, 1949, to the late William Roy Pilcher ...
Glenda Bell Ryals, 69, Clarkesville
Glenda Bell Ryals, age 69, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, September 4, 2017, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Ryals was born on November ...
Salomon Trejo, 62, Cornelia
Salomon Trejo, age 62, of Cornelia, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 following an extended illness.  Salomon was born in Jalpan de Serra, Mexico to the late Trinidad M ...

Hall

Olaffia "Rabbit" Hester of Gaineville, GA passed away on August 31, 2017.  Memorial Services will be held on Tuesday at 1:00 PM at First Baptist Church, 500 Martin L ...
Henry G. McConnell, 67, Flowery Branch
Henry G. McConnell, 67, of Flowery Branch, died Monday September 4, 2017 at his residence.  Mr. McConnell was born August 2, 1950 in Georgetown, South Carolina to the late Joh ...
Robert L. Turner, 86, Flowery Branch
Robert L. Turner, age 86, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Monday, September 4, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Steve Dwayne Turner. He is survived by his wife of si ...

Jackson

Patricia M. Siegendorf, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Patricia M. Siegendorf, age 72 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, September 3, 2017.  Mrs. Siegendorf was born ...

Lumpkin

Hazel Rider Satterfield, 74, Dahlonega
Mrs. Hazel Rider Satterfield, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, September 4, 2017. Mrs. Satterfield was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  She was bo ...
Robert Eugene Bozeman, 57, Dahlonega
Robert Eugene Bozeman, age 57 of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at his residence. Memorial services will be held on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 4:00pm in th ...

Other

Horace J. Pace, 87, Smyrna
Mr. Horace J. Pace, age 87, of Smyrna passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at The Oaks of Braselton, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Se ...
'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.