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Local Obits for Mon. Jan 15th, 2018

Dawson

Ethel Loraine Garner, 86, Dawsonville
Ethel Loraine Garner, 86, of Dawsonville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Chelsey Park Health and Rehab. She was born on October 22, 1931 to the late Willie ...

Forsyth

Joyce Martin Hitt, 87, Cumming
Joyce Martin Hitt, 87, of Cumming, passed into the arms of her Savior on January 15, 2018. Born during the depression, Joyce's life was made even more difficult, when she wa ...

Gwinnett

Claudia Farmer Porter, 58, Buford
Claudia Farmer Porter, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Margaret Farmer; and sister, Carol Evans. ...
Dale Alan Gaines, 66, Buford
Dale Alan Gaines, age 66, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was born at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia on October 12, 1951. Dale graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Mec ...

Habersham

  Cynthia Jane Griffith 12/29/1946-1/15/2018   A mother, wife, sister, grandmother, great grandmother.   A wonderful partner and a dear friend to ...
William Earl Ramey, Sr., age 67 of Alto, Georgia passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Born in Clayton, Georgia on April 04, 1950, he was a son of the late William Vaughn Ram ...

Hall

Emmanuel Lucio-Aguirre, inf, Gainesville
 Infant Emmanuel Lucio-Aguirre, 9 weeks old, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at his residence. Emmanuel was born November 5, 2017 to Margarita Lucio-Aguirre in Gain ...
Ray Miller, 87, Gainesville
Ray Miller, 87 of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 after an extended illness. Ray was the son of the late Thomas and Ida Edwards Miller.  He was a member of ...
Glenn Richard (Ricky) Rowland, age 67, of Murrayville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Carlton Rowlan ...
Lula Belle Sisk, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Lula Belle Sisk, age 97 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, ...

Jackson

Lawrence Edward Welch, 82, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lawrence Edward Welch, 82, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away at his home January 15, 2018 of cancer. Larry was born in Winston- ...
Charles Otha Wood, 66, Commerce
Mr. Charles Otha Wood, age 66, of Commerce, GA died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Wood was born in Macon to the late Andrew Jack an ...

Lumpkin

Monique Bouffard, 95, Dahlonega
Monique Bouffard , 95, passed away on January 15, 2018 at her home in Dahlonega. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was the widow of Robert Bouffard. They shared ...

Other

Carlton Floyd Brookshire passed away January 2, 2018 in Aurora , Colorado. A Celebration of life will be held January 22, 2018 at Central Baptist Church with interment at F ...

Stephens

Mrs. Tiny Jean Norris Gibby, age 57 of 122 Thurmond Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A daughter of the late William Fr ...

White

Sandra Kay Alexander, 69, Cleveland
Sandra Kay Alexander, age 69 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Mrs. Alexander was born on January 11, 1949, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Cameron and ...
'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.