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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 7th, 2018

Dawson

Janice W. Powell, 70, Dawsonville
Janice W. Powell, 70, of Dawsonville passed away Monday May 7, 2018 at her residence. Born February 16, 1948 in Pickens County to the late Alvin and Myrtis Ray, she lived most o ...

Gwinnett

Wayne Arnold Ballew, Sugar Hill
Wayne Arnold Ballew of Sugar Hill, Georgia passed away at his home on Pass Court Monday night May 7, 2018. Mr. Ballew is a lifelong resident of Sugar Hill, Georgia, and a 1967 grad ...

Habersham

Annetta “Ann” Alexander, age 74 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2018. Mrs. Alexander was born on January 22, 1944, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Newt ...

Lumpkin

Teresa Ann Rider Karn, 63, Dahlonega
Mrs. Teresa Ann Rider Karn, age 63 of Dahlonega passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at her daughter’s residence, with her family by her side, following an extended illness. &n ...

Stephens

Mrs. Johnnie Sue Crawford Randall, age 75 of Terrell Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. A daughter of the late John Buf ...

White

Matthew G. Major, 74, Cleveland
Mr. Matthew G. Major, age 74, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, May 7, 2018.   Mr. Major was born in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Matthew and Barbara Nestich Major.&nbs ...
'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.