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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 5th, 2017

Dawson

David Bryan Howser, 55, Dawsonville
David Bryan Howser, 55, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday September 5, 2017 following a sudden illness. Mr. Howser was born June 5, 1962 and a graduate of South Cobb High Schoo ...

Habersham

Mary Davis Garrison, 88, Cornelia
Mary Davis Garrison of Cornelia passed away September 5 in Atlanta with her three children by her side.   Mary was born on March 1, 1929 to Margie and Ross Davis in Ot ...
John Howard Payne, 90, Clarkesville
John Howard Payne, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 following a short illness. Mr. Payne was born on April 6, 1927 in ...

Hall

Hazel Carolyn Dodd Parsons, 81, Gainesville
Hazel Carolyn Dodd Parsons passed away on September 5, 2017 at the age of 81.   A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Greg's hou ...

Lumpkin

Kyle Patrick Fuller, 23, Dahlonega
Mr. Kyle Patrick Fuller, age 23, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Kyle was born in Atlanta on March 18, 1994. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Bi ...

Rabun

Joe Speed, 72, Clayton
Joe Speed, age 72, of Clayton, Georgia, went to his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 following an extended illness. Mr. Speed was born on October 18, 1944 in Clayton, ...

Stephens

Mr. John “Jay” Warren Nicholson, Jr., age 19 of 1962 Wolf Pitt Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Emory University Hospital. A son of Warren ...

White

Nancy Stewart Alley, 76, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs.Nancy Stewart Alley of Cleveland. Nancy passed away Tuesday,September 5, 2017 following a period of declining health. ...
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