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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 24th, 2018

Dawson

Loy C. Rouse, 97, Dawsonville
Loy C. Rouse, 97, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018 at The Oaks at Towne Lake following a period of declining health. Born November 19, 1920 in Dawson County ...

Forsyth

Ingram Funeral Home announces the death of Marie Mayfield Bagwell on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.  Marie was born October 28, 1931 to Albert and Luna Mayfield.  She is pr ...

Habersham

Ruth O'Kelley Sosebee, 90, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ruth O’Kelley Sosebee, age 90, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will foll ...

Hall

Melissa Ann Ray, 38, Gainesville
Melissa Ann Ray, age 38, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Brenda Ray. She is survived by her childr ...
Joe R. Whitaker, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Joe R. Whitaker, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on January 24, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at St. Paul United Methodist Ch ...
Daniel "Coz" Emmett, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Daniel “Coz” Emmett, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on January 24, 2018 in Austell, Georgia. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 26, 2017 from 11 ...
Maxine O. Partin, 85, Gainesville
Maxine O. Partin, 85 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 18, 2018 Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 27, 2018 in the chapel of First Baptist C ...
Dr. Lonnie Gordon Pope, 78, Gainesville
Dr. Lonnie Gordon Pope, 78 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Dr. Pope was born in Douglas, Ga. and had lived there f ...
Joe Robert Whitaker, 86, Gainesville
Joe Robert Whitaker was born in Gainesville, Georgia on February 6, 1932 and went to his heavenly home on January 24, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents John Robert Whit ...

Jackson

Timothy Harold Swaim, Danielsville
Timothy Harold Swaim, age 50 of Danielsville, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at his residence.   Born on October 15th, 1967, in Commerce, GA, Mr. Swaim was ...

Other

Randy Taylor Wood, 50, Athens
  Randy Taylor Wood, age 50 of Athens, GA passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.   Born on Sept. 24, 1967 in Athens, GA, he was the son of Kathleen Hill and S ...

White

Edith Muriel Dorsey, 91, Cleveland
Edith Muriel Dorsey, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Dorsey was born on July 22, 1926, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late ...
Gertrude Nix Reed, 94, Cleveland
Mrs. Gertrude Nix Reed died Wednesday 1-24-18. She was born on 7-13-23 in Cleveland, Ga to John Luther Nix, Sr. and Tannie Westmoreland Nix. She was preceded in death by her parent ...
'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.