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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Mar 4th, 2018


Bonnie Couch Johnson, 90, Baldwin
Bonnie Couch Johnson, 90, of Baldwin, GA, went to be with the Lord on March 4, 2018. Bonnie was a native of Hall County, daughter of the late Curtis Couch and Idell Gilstrap. Sh ...


Bryan A. Chastain, 59, Dawsonville
Bryan A. Chastain, 59, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday March 4, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Born February 20, 1959, Bryan was a lif ...


Janice Marie Whitten, 77, Cumming
Janice Marie Whitten, 77, of Cumming passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018.  A member of Snellville First Baptist Church, Janice is preceded in death by her husband, Ray Whitten; ...


Shirley Grace Riva Paulk, 72, passed at Emory University Hospice the morning of March 4, 2018.  Shirley was born March 27, 1945 in Canaan, Connecticut to Irma and Oresta Riva. ...
Jane Smith, 87, Buford
Jane Smith, 87 formerly of Buford and Macon Georgia passed away Sunday March 4th following a brief illness. Jane was born July 8, 1930 in Buford Georgia to the late Keither Patric ...


Randal (Randy) Harris Daniels, 68, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at his residence following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held on Thursda ...
Robert Ray Batey, 82, Gainesville
Robert Ray Batey, 82, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at The Oaks following a brief illness. A Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Marc ...


Lois Allene Snipes Seabolt entered into eternal rest on March 4, 2018.    She was born on October 26, 1924 in Jackson County to the late Silas and Elizabeth “ ...
Mr. Melvin Eugene “Gene” McConnell, Jr., age 58, of Commerce, GA died Friday, February 09, 2018 at his residence.   Mr. McConnell was born in Athens to the ...


Patricia Vickers Seith, age 79 of Dahlonega, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Mrs. Seith was born on May 18, 1938, in Douglas, Georgia, to the late Dalton and Ethel Heste ...


Richard Gail Eley, Jr., 39, Eastanollee
Mr. Richard Gail Eley, Jr., age 39 of 762 Wolf Pit Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia. A son of Kathy S ...
A life: Hawking defied ALS to become pre-eminent physicist
Word by painstaking word, Stephen Hawking produced a masterwork of popular science that outlined his vision of time, the universe and humanity's place within it
William Henry Trotter Bush was brother, uncle of presidents
William Henry Trotter Bush, a wealthy investor and the brother and uncle of presidents, has died
Former Hall County Juvenile Court judge David Fox dies at age 70
David Fox, a longtime Gainesville attorney and a former Hall County Juvenile Court judge, died unexpectedly Monday.
Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99
​The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.