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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 24th, 2018

Forsyth

Timothy Gerald Carnes, 51, Cumming
Timothy Gerald Carnes, age 51, of Cumming, Ga, passed away February 24, 2018.  He was a member of Siloam Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. He is preceded in death by his father, ...
Ruth Mignon Cole, 99, Cumming
Ruth Mignon Cole, 99, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018. She was born on December 29, 1918 in Bridgeton, NJ the daughter of Willis D. and Adella Meredith ...
Betty Green Heard, 74, Cumming
Betty Green Heard, age 74, passed away at home on February 24, 2018.  She was surrounded by her loving family when she went peacefully to meet her Heavenly Father.  She w ...

Hall

Valentin Solache, 22, Gainesville
Valentin Solache, age 22, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018. On February 24, 2018 our loving son, brother, cousin, friend, And Most Importantly, our rea ...
Joyce Martin Staton, 87, Gainesville
She was beauty personified. My grandmama, Joyce Martin Staton, 87, of Gainesville, Ga went to be with Jesus on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at her home surrounded by children, g ...
Thomas Jeffery Jenkins, 58, Gainesville
Thomas Jeffery Jenkins, 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Country Side Health in Buchanan, GA. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on T ...
Lois Stover, 78, Gainesville
Lois Stover age 78 of Walter Stover Rd. Gainesville, Ga. passed away Saturday February 24, 2018 at the N.E. Ga. Med. Ctr.. Funeral services will be held at 3 pm Tuesday February 27 ...
Pamela Denise Surrett, 56, Gainesville
Pamela Denise Surrett, 56, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 in Valdosta, GA. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 ...
Steven Titshaw, 56, Gainesville
Steven Titshaw, 56, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in the Chap ...

Jackson

Rev. Donald Lee Wilson, 75, Commerce
Rev. Donald Lee Wilson, age 75 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018.   Born on September 20, 1942 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of the late Howard Wilso ...

Lumpkin

  Barbara Eileen (Remely) Reilly Graduated West Chester University with B.S. Special Education K-12 Summa Cum Laude, President and CEO of Minds in Motion Institute A lo ...
Raymond Lamar Stanford, 41, Dahlonega
Mr. Raymond Lamar Stanford, age 41, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018 following a sudden illness. Raymond was born in Clayton County on November 19, 1976. He ...

Other

Grover David Hall, 60, Canon
Grover David Hall, age 60, of Canon passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018. He loved hunting and fishing. Grover loved his family, music and all kinds of sports. Survivors include ...
Harley Bruce Long, 66, Villa Rica, formerly of Dawsonville
Harley Bruce Long, 66, of Villa Rica, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Saturday February 24, 2018 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born May 14, 1951 ...

Stephens

Eric Richard Randalow, 54, Toccoa
Eric Richard Randalow, age 54, of Toccoa, GA passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Richard and Marie Williams Randalow. He is s ...

White

George 'Wade' Williams, 58, Cleveland
George "Wade" Williams age 58 of Cleveland passed away on February 24, 2018 following an extended illness.  Wade was a long time resident of White County and a skill ...
'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.