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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 1st, 2018

Habersham

Linda Trotter Frankum, 74, Demorest
Linda Trotter Frankum, age 74, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Mrs. Frankum was born on October 23, 2018 in Habersham County, Georgia to the lat ...

Hall

Donna Irene Failyer, 96, Gainesville
Donna Irene Failyer, 96, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at New Horizons following an extended illness. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, ...
Paula Ball Newkirk, 84, Gainesville
Paula Ball Newkirk, 84, of Gainesville,  passed away Saturday December 1, 2018.  She was born on 6 June 1934 to Edgar and Pauline Ball of Gainesville. “Ca ...

Jackson

Geneva Fletcher Weldon, 92, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Geneva Fletcher Weldon, age 92 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, December 1, 2018.  Mrs. Weldon was born in ...

Lumpkin

Larry Townsend DePriest, 78, Dahlonega
Larry Townsend DePriest of Dahlonega passed away at the age of 78 on Saturday, December 1 following a brief hospitalization. An alumnus of both the University of Tennessee and the ...
Homer Lee Davis, 75, Dahlonega
Homer Lee Davis, age 75 of Dahlonega, passed away on December 1, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  He was born in Douglas, Georgia to Bryant and Lois Davis on Februar ...

Stephens

Mr. Calvin Freeman Culpepper, 81 of Toccoa, Georgia went home to be with his Lord Saturday, December 1, 2018 in hospice care, Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born Febru ...
William Stark Mayhue, 71, Toccoa
Mr. William Stark Mayhue, age 71 of Moreland Drive, Toccoa passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Stark and Opal Hendrix Mayhue, he was born ...
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.