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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 21st, 2018

Banks

Henry Franklin O’Kelley, 81, Maysville
Mr. Henry Franklin O’Kelley, age 81, of Maysville, GA, passed away Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    Mr. O’Kelley w ...

Forsyth

William Daniel "Bill" Foltz went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Wednesday, February 21, 2018. At half past seven in the evening, while surrounded by h ...

Gwinnett

Kerrey Michelle Elkins, age 46, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. She is survived by her husband of thirteen years, Terry Lee Elkins, Buford, GA; children, ...

Hall

Tranis Gene Bryson, 59, Clermont
Tranis Gene Bryson, age 59 of Clermont, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Mr. Bryson was born on February 17, 1959, in Towns County, to Elizabeth Dyer Bryson and the ...
Francis Tatum Park, 94, Gainesville
Francis Tatum Park passed away peacefully on February 21, 2018. She was born April 4, 1923 to the late Frank, Sr. and Laura Greenway Tatum, in Banks County. She was raised in Ba ...
Christie J. Smith, Gainesville
Mrs. Christie J. Smith of Gainesville passed away on February 21, 2018 at her residence with her family and friends at her bedside following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
Betty Waters Wofford, 87, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday February 26, 2018 at Ward’s Funeral Home for Betty Waters Wofford age 87 of Gainesville. The Rev. Richard Long will offici ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Helen Copeland Whatley Mulkey, age 95, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Mrs. Mulkey was born in T ...
Lonnie Thomas Patton, 62, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Lonnie Thomas Patton, age 62, of Pendergrass, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Mr. Patton was born in Atlanta, Geo ...
James Lee Thomas, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. James Lee Thomas, age 68, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, February 21, 2018.  Mr. Thomas ...

Other

Wanda Lee Gaylor, 82, Jasper formerly of Cumming
Wanda Lee Gaylor, age 82, of Jasper, formerly of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. No services are scheduled at this time. Ingram Funeral Home & Crema ...
Richard “Dick” Thurmond McDaniel, age 90, of Atlanta, GA, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018 after an extended illness. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February ...
Margaret Brown Morgan, 91, Plant City, FL
Margaret Brown Morgan, age 91, of Plant City, FL, formerly of Cumming, GA, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. She was a member of North Dunedin Baptist Church in Duned ...

Stephens

Mr. William Jackson Miller, age 73 of Buena Vista Drive, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the home of his daughter in Winder, Georgia. A son of the late James ...
Ronnie Earl Smith, 67, Toccoa formerly of Mocksville, NC
Mr. Ronnie Earl Smith, 67, formerly of Mocksville, NC, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at his home. He was born September 18, 1950, in Salisbury, NC, to t ...
Mrs. Joyce Dean Helms Scruggs, age 72, of Sherwood Circle, Toccoa, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Greenville, South Carolina. The dau ...
Mrs. Bonnie Smith Youngblood, age 91 of Hilltop Way, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the home of her daughter. A daughter of the late Riley David Smith, Sr. a ...
'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.