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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 16th, 2018

Dawson

April Chumbley Glancy, 44, Dawsonville
April Chumbley Glancy, 44, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 16, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born January 17, 1974 in Austell, Georgia, she had lived in D ...
Ruby Jean Turner, 71, Dawsonville
Ruby Jean Turner, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 16, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born September 2, 1946, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson Coun ...

Forsyth

Kathleen McCann, 77, Cumming
Kathleen McCann, 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. She was born on December 27, 1940 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Richard and Susan Gallagher Kennedy, ...

Habersham

James R. ‘Rhuel’ Edwards, 80, Clarkesville
Funeral services for James R. ‘Rhuel’ Edwards, age 80 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Walter S ...
Bobby Joe Franklin, 78, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Bobby Joe Franklin, age 78 of Mt. Airy will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Chris Webb and Rev. Tony G ...
Linda Sue McClure Hopper, 68, Cornelia
  Linda Sue McClure Hopper, age 68 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018. Memorial services are 2 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Old Nacoochee Baptist Chur ...
Jerry D. Sullivan, 71, Cornelia
Jerry D. Sullivan, age 71, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Mr. Sullivan was born on December 1, 1946, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late Roy Anderson ...

Hall

Dorothy Crane Carney, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Sister Janice Loggins will officiate. Interment will follow in ...
Keith Paul Carlson, 43, Gainesville
 Mr. Keith Paul Carlson age 43 of Gainesville passed away on Monday April 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness. Memorial services will b ...
Emma Ruth Weaver, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Emma Ruth Weaver, age 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, April 16, 2016. She was born in Dahlonega, GA and lived the past 49 years in Gainesville, GA. She graduated ...

Lumpkin

Edward Whonic, 62, Dahlonega
Edward Whonic, 62, of Dahlonega, Georgia suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage on April 10, 2018 at approximately 4 a.m. while assisting the University of North Georgia NCAA precision ...

Stephens

Wesley Barry Fincher, 64, Toccoa
Mr. Wesley Barry Fincher, age 64 of 145 Carolina Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late William and Virginia Coleman Finch ...

White

Pamela Marie Irvin, 61, Cleveland
Pamela Marie Irvin, age 61 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Mrs. Irvin was born on February 10, 1957, in Lumpkin County, to Margaret Taylor Dorsey and the la ...
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.