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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 5th, 2018

Forsyth

Helen Thorn, Cumming
Helen Thorn, affectionately known as “Mama Helen”, went to be with her Jesus on Tuesday, June 5th. She was surrounded by family and friends who loved her dearly. Helen ...

Habersham

Raymond Charles Hallford, 83, Demorest
Raymond Charles Hallford, age 83, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 following an extended illness. Mr. Hallford was born on January 25, 1935 in Habersham ...
Glover Lee Carpenter, 91, Cornelia
Glover Lee Carpenter, age 91, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to Glory to meet his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mr. Carpenter was born on August 10, 1926, in Cornelia, G ...
Benny Tench, 76, Clarkesville
Benny Tench, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Tench was born on March 15, 1942 in Clarkesville, Ge ...

Hall

Ethel Martin Caras, Gainesville
Ethel Martin Caras was born May 19, 1917 in Macon, Georgia to the late D.S. and Emma Lee Martin. She was the eldest of nine children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jame ...
Leslie Partridge Finder, 59, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Leslie Partridge Finder, age 59, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by her family. Fune ...
Helen Emily Knight Nix, 93, Gainesville
Mrs. Helen Emily Knight Nix age 93 of Gainesville passed away on Monday June 04, 2018 at her home following an extended illness.             Funera ...
Barbara Ellen Pormen, 79, Gainesville
Obituary for Barbara Ellen Pormen, 79, of Gainesville, GA. Barbara Ellen Pormen, born in Clebit, OK, passed quietly into her eternal home Tuesday June 5th, 2018, in Gainesville, ...

Jackson

Larry Glenn Mayfield, 78, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Larry Glenn Mayfield, age 78, of Pendergrass, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mr. Mayfield was born in Cumming, Georgia, a son t ...
Thomas Carlton Thigpen, 74, Dania Beach, FL
Thomas Carlton Thigpen, age 74, of Dania Beach, FL passed away Friday, June 1, 2018. He enjoyed fishing, gambling and working on cars. He loved his pets; Boo and Molly. Survivors i ...

White

Lois C. Hogan, 94, Cleveland
Lois C. Hogan, age 94 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mrs. Hogan was born February 1, 1924 in Demorest to the late Jim and Minnie Skelton Chambers. Lois was a m ...
'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.