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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. May 24th, 2018

Dawson

Modean Hester, 81, Dawsonville
Mrs. Modean Hester, 81, of Dawsonville (Lumpkin County) passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Modean was born May 16, 1937 in Gilmer County to par ...

Forsyth

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, born March 17, 1929 and raised in Clifton, New Jersey, predeceased by husband of 48 years, Arthur Provan, and resident of C ...

Habersham

Barbara Ann Harding Woodall, 80, Clarkesville
Graveside services for Barbara Ann Harding Woodall, age 80 of Clarkesville will be held at 3:00 PM, Friday, May 25, 2018 at Tallulah Falls United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev ...

Hall

Delorise Marie Stephens Smith, age 71 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral services will be held on Tuesday ...

Jackson

Dumitru Cristea, 76, Jefferson
Dumitru Cristea, age 76 of Jefferson, GA, died Thursday, May 24, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Me ...
Frances Aleen Neisler, 90, Commerce
Mrs. Frances Aleen Neisler, age 90, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  She was born in Jackson County to the late Andrew and A ...

Lumpkin

Irene M. Grimm, 103, Dahlonega
Ms. Irene M. Grimm, 103, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Gold City in Dahlonega. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Arli ...

Stephens

Kay Cook Richardson, 54, Toccoa
Kay Cook Richardson, age 54, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Ms. Richardson was born on November 13, 1963 in Malone, New York. She was preceded in dea ...
'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.