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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 14th, 2018

Barrow

Phyllis Rebecca Mitchell, age 52, of Auburn passed away Monday, May 14, 2018. She loved going to the beach, taking ocean cruises, and being outdoors. She was good hearted and loved ...

Dawson

Jeffrey Wayne “J. D.” Disharoon, 52, of Dawsonville passed away Monday May 14, 2018. Born March 16, 1966 in Atlanta, he lived most of his life in Dawsonville.  ...
Willie Nell Evans, 72, Dawsonville
Willie Nell Evans, 72 of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully on Monday May 14, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA after a period of declining health.  ...

Forsyth

Mary Heard McClure, 90, Cumming
Mary Heard McClure, age 90 of Cumming, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil L. McClur ...
Elida Fernandez-Guzman, 38, Cumming
Elida Fernandez-Guzman, age 38, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2018, at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Elinda was born March 16, 1980.  She is survived by her pa ...

Gwinnett

Ralph E. Hardie, 66, Duluth
Ralph E. Hardie, age 66, of Duluth, GA  passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Marion Johnson Hardie; and brother, Michael Hardie. Mr. Ha ...

Hall

Raymond Lewis Durden, 72, Clermont
Raymond Lewis Durden, age 72 of Clermont died on May 14, 2018.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Clerm ...
Florence Mae Lunsford, 89, Oakwood
Florence Mae Lunsford, 89 of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at a personal care home following an extended illness. A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, M ...
Gary Spencer Weller, 82, Gainesville
Gary S. Weller, a resident of Gainesville, GA for 10 years passed away at his home on Monday, May 14, 2018. He was 82. The son of the late John and Irma Weller, Gary was ...
Lucie Pauline “Polly” Reins, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on May 14, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. A Celebratio ...

Jackson

Timothy Wayne Elmore, 54, Hoschton
Timothy Wayne Elmore, age 54, of Hoschton passed away Monday, May 14, 2018.  Timothy loved his family.  He was employed with Specialize Towing and Recovery Inc. for ...

Other

  Maurice Lipham Williams, 85, passed away peacefully at her residence at Cameron Hall Assisted Living in Canton.  She was born May 31, 1932 in Cleburne County, Alabam ...
Jonathan Cody Hormuth, 26, Williamston, SC
Mr. Jonathan Cody Hormuth, age 26, of Williamston, SC died Monday, May 14, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Hormuth was born in Port Smith, VA to Matthew D. Hormuth of Fort Branch, ...

White

Samuel Thomas Gibson, 91, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces the death of Samuel Thomas Gibson, of Cleveland, Georgia.  Mr. Gibson was 91 years old and passed away on May 14, 2018.   It was ...
'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.