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Obituaries & Related Stories

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

Banks

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 ...

Dawson

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 ...

Forsyth

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; ...

Gwinnett

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 ...

Hall

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 ...

Jackson

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 ...

Lumpkin

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 ...

Stephens

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 ...
'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.