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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 17th, 2018

Dawson

Frances Roselyn Griffeth, 100, Dawsonville
Frances Roselyn Griffeth, 100, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at North Georgia Assisted Living, Dawsonville, GA after a short illness.  The family ...

Gwinnett

Clifford David Greeson, 68, Lawrenceville
Clifford David Greeson, age 68 of Lawrenceville, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away peacefully March 17, 2018 after a brief illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesda ...
Linda Gail Valeri, 78, Lawrenceville
Linda Gail Valeri, age 78, of Lawrenceville, died Friday, March 16, 2018. A graveside service will be held Monday, March 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. Rev. Ste ...

Habersham

Bobby Mayton Bowen, 84, Clarkesville
Bobby Mayton Bowen, 84, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away peacefully at his home on March 17, 2018. Born in Lyons, Georgia, he was the son of the late Tommie Lewis and Reba B ...
Ray M. Gerrells, 72, Mt. Airy
Ray M. Gerrells, age 72 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018. Born in Cleveland, Georgia on December 5, 1945, he was a son of the late Herman and Bessie Lou Pilg ...

Hall

Margaret Hulsey Peeples, 92 of Lula passed away Saturday March 17, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Peeples was the daughter ...
Jacqueline “Jackie” A. Shoemake, 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at New Horizon’s Limestone. Arrangements are incomplete at this ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Pauline “ Polly” Dotson Kraft, age 86, of Jefferson, who passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018. Mrs. Kraft was bor ...
Mrs. Mary Rosalyn Taft Barfield Thompson, age 88 of Nicholson died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Brookside Assisted Living.  Mrs. Thompson was born in Waverly Hall, GA to the la ...
Joe Will Laster, 70, Commerce
  Mr. Joe Will Laster, age 70, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Laster was born in Augusta to the late Farris and Ida Watson Laster ...

Lumpkin

George Marvin Brown, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. George Marvin Brown, age 63, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 in Dahlonega, GA due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. George was a native ...

Other

Steve Douglas Venable, 59, Athens
Steve Douglas Venable, age 59 of Athens, GA (Jackson County) passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his residence.   Born on January 4, 1959 in Athens, GA, he was the s ...
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.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.