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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 22nd, 2018

Dawson

Ellen Johnson, 75, Dawsonville
Ellen Johnson, 75, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 22, 2018 at her residence following a sudden illness. Ms. Johnson was born June 19, 1942 to the late Sam and Sylvia ...
Gary Wilson, 67, Dawsonville
Gary Wilson, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Monday January 22, 2018 at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health. Born September 23, 1950 in Fairfield, Alabama to t ...

Forsyth

John Thomas Stark, 54, Cumming
John Thomas Stark, age 54, of Cumming passed away Monday, January 22, 2018. He was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Cumming, GA. John was born in Tuscaloosa, A ...

Gwinnett

Annie Kathryn Brogdon Allgood, age 93, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glynn Allgood; parents, Lounge and Parilee D ...
Rose E. Echols Corbin, 81, Buford
Rose E. Echols Corbin, age 81, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Corbin; and son, Richard Corbin. Mrs. Corbin ...

Habersham

Linda Marie Allen, 73, Baldwin
Linda Marie Allen, age 73, died on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at The Oaks in Baldwin, Georgia, with her daughters by her side. Linda was a resident of Clarkesville, Georgia a ...

Hall

Ricky Dewayne Ayers, 63, Gainesville
Ricky Dewayne Ayers, 63 of Gainesville passed away Monday January 22, 2018.   A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday January 27, 2018 at Highla ...
Rafael Covarrubias-Ramirez, 56, Gainesville
Rafael Covarrubias-Ramirez, 56, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesd ...
Jim L. Duling, 60, Murrayville
Jim L. Duling, 60 of Murrayville, passed away January 22, 2018, at his residence. Jim was preceded in death by his parents, James and Pauline Duling, and his brother Steve Duli ...
Ernest Jackson "Jack" Haynes, Jr., 67 of Gainesville passed away Monday January 22, 2018 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Haynes was the son o ...
Helen Johnson, Gainesville
Helen Johnson was born in San Francisco, CA to John W. and Nancy Anne Blakeney Schultz.  She graduated from Lowell High School in San Francisco and went on to complete two yea ...
Imogene Greenway Standridge, 76, Gainesville
  Mrs. Imogene Greenway Standridge, age 76 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Fun ...

Jackson

Judith Whipple Johnson, 67, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Judith Whipple Johnson, age 67 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, January 22, 2018.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Bi ...
Mary Wills Morgan, 99, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Wills Morgan, age 99, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018. Mrs. Morgan was born in Jackson County, Georgia ...

Lumpkin

Micheal "Yogi" Tritt, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. Micheal "Yogi" Tritt, age 60, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funer ...

Other

Louise “Annette” Hollingsworth, age 83, of Eatonton, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 22, 2018 following an extended illness. Mrs. Hollingsworth w ...
William Emil Vaden, 81, Atlanta
Captain William Emil Vaden, 81 passed away at his home with his wife and his daughter by his side on January 9, 2018. Born on December 23, 1936 in Carthage, Tennessee, he was th ...
John R. Zajicek, 60, formerly of Chicago
John R. Zajicek, 60, formerly of Chicago, passed away suddenly.   Beloved son of the late George and Lorraine(nee Sherbert) Zajicek. Proud Father of Cody(Adrienne), Jame ...

Stephens

Mrs. Brenda Ann Cheek Crowe, age 69 of 1317 Jordan Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of the late Richard Cheek and Azaree M ...
Janet White Murray, 93, Toccoa
Mrs. Janet White Murray, age 93 of 1013 W. Currahee Street, Toccoa passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Arrie and Maybelle Rumsey ...
Clyde Edward Turner, 79, Toccoa
Mr. Clyde Edward Turner, age 79 of 29 Lucille Lane, Toccoa passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Stephens County Hospital. A son of the late Otis Jewell Turner and Ora T ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.