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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 12th, 2018

Banks

John William Greenway, 59, Baldwin
John William Greenway, age 59 of Baldwin, GA passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at his residence.   Born on March 27, 1959 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of Edna Franci ...

Barrow

Margie Trammell Lord, 83, Statham
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Margie Trammell Lord, age 83 of Statham, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, May 12, 2018.  Mrs. Lord was born in Talmo, Geo ...

Forsyth

Margaret Dietz Mattie, 76, Cumming
Margaret Dietz Mattie 76 of Cumming, Georgia passed away on May 12, 2018 at Season’s Hospice. She is preceded in death by her husband William Mattie and her Grandson Dusti ...

Hall

Louise Stargel Christy, 86, Gainesville
Memorial Park announces the passing of Louise Stargel Christy, Sunday, May 12, 2018, at her home in Gainesville, Georgia.  Eulogy and inurnment services are scheduled for 1:30 ...
Jack “Randy” Gilleland, 53, of Lula passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, ...

Lumpkin

James Dillard Miller, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. James Dillard Miller, age 63, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018. James was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on July 8, 1954 to the ...
Clara Nell Smith, 77, Dahlonega
Mrs. Clara Nell Smith, age 77, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018. Mrs. Smith was born in Hall County on September 7, 1940 to the late Charlie and Carrie Hopper M ...

White

Doris Williams Pritchett, 83, Cleveland
Mrs. Doris Williams Pritchett, age 83 of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of the late William “Bill” Williams, Sr. ...
'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.