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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 6th, 2018

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James William “Butch” Ellerbee, age 68, of Winder passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He was in the Navy as an Aviation Machinist Mate. He worked at Tyson as an HR com ...

Forsyth

Pamela ‘Pam’ Powers was born in Atlanta, Georgia.  She left this life suddenly to be with the Lord and her family on June 06, 2018.  She was a faithful ser ...
Russell C. Beatty Jr, 69, Cumming
 Russell C. Beatty Jr.  69 of Cumming, Ga passed away on June 6, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife Amber Beatty. Children Russell Wilkerson, Autumn Beatt ...
Margaret Louise Edmonson, 90, Stockbridge
Margaret Louise Edmonson, age 90, of Stockbridge, Georgia, passed away on June 5, 2018 after a recent fall. She danced her way into heaven surrounded by family sharing stories of p ...
Edmond "Gary" Guntor, 68, Cumming
Edmond “Gary” Guntor, age 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday June 2, 2018 at home with his wife and son by his side.  Gary was born March 19, 1950 in Macon, ...

Habersham

Jimmy Simon Brock, 83, Cornelia
  Jimmy Simon Brock, age 83 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Born in Banks County, Georgia on December 26, 1934, he was a son of the late Simon & ...
Dorothy Pritchett York, 89, Demorest
Dorothy Pritchett York, age 89, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Mrs. York was born on June 12, 1928, in the Pea Ridge Community, Cornelia, Georgia; ...

Hall

Joy Ann Amos, 58, Gainesville
  Joy Ann Amos, age 58, died May 6, 2018 after a long struggle with depression and mental illness. She was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania on September 4, 1959 to the late He ...
William Keith Echols, 69, Gainesville
Mr. William Keith Echols, age 69, of Gainesville, GA, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Born in Hall County on August 24, 1948, he was ...
Andre Burton, 40, Gainesville
Andre Burton, age 40, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Mr. Burton was born June 2, 1978 to the late Linda Faye Burton, and was also preceded in death by h ...
Dorris Lee Gregory, 83, Clermont
Dorris Lee Gregory, age 83, of Clermont, Ga., died Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Strickland Funeral Home
Robert “Buzz” Hanson Born October 4, 1936 Died June 6, 2018 Christian Husband Father Grandfather Marine Lt. Police Department Rochester Minnesot ...
James “Jim” Frederick Shadle, 85, Gainesville, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  Mr. James “Jim” Frederick Shadle, age 85 of Gainesville, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday Morning, June 6, 2018 at Northeast Geo ...

Jackson

Roger Dale Walker, Sr, 71, Commerce
Mr. Roger Dale Walker, Sr., age 71, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.  Mr. Walker was born in Fort Pierce, FL to the ...

Lumpkin

Connie Kanaday, 87, Dahlonega
Connie Kanaday, 87 of Dahlonega, formerly of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away peacefully in her home on June 6th, 2018. She worked for the US Government in Florida, California, ...

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Barbara Jones Hiers, 86, Cleveland
Barbara Jones Hiers, daughter of Ezekiel Candler Jones and Ruth Post Jones, passed away peacefully on June 6 at age 86.  Barbara and her husband of almost 66 years, James B. H ...
Joyce Huff, 63, Cleveland
Joyce Huff, age 63, of Cleveland, GA passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 11:00 AM Monday, June 11, 2018 at the First Congregational Holiness ...
Loretta "Lorie" Mae Tombrella, age 73 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on June 6, 2018 at North East Georgia Medical Center following and extended illness. Lorie 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.