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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 15th, 2018

Gwinnett

Marvin A. Waddle, Sr., age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Horace B. Waddle; mother, Myrtle Le Grand; brother, ...

Hall

Wayne Allen Bryson, 78, Gainesville
Wayne Allen Bryson, 78, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Par ...
Martha Jean Matthews, 80, Flowery Branch
Martha Jean Matthews, 80, of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 following an extended illness. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Born ...
Annette Roberts, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Annette Roberts, age 82, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by her family. No Servic ...
Dr. Charles Leonard Robertson, Jr. entered into this life on February 22, 1952 to the parents of Lois Camp Robertson (Lytle) and the late Charles Leonard Robertson, Sr. He departed ...
Cheiko Hontani, 93, Gainesville
Cheiko Hontani, 93, of Gainesville, passed peacefully in her sleep on the evening of August 15, 2018.  She was born in Susami, Japan on February 2, 1925. She married Bob Honta ...

Rabun

John Allen Gwinn, 59, Rabun Gap
John Allen Gwinn, age 59 of Rabun Gap, Georgia formerly of Indianapolis, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 in Toccoa, Georgia. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana on De ...

Stephens

Stewart Franklin Cole, “Lawn and Garden Stu” went home to be with his wife (Cherie Cole) on Wednesday, August 15th around 2 pm of Natural Causes… He left behi ...
Richard Bryan Loggins, 41, Toccoa
Mr. Richard Bryan Loggins, age 41, of Toccoa, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018.  Mr. Loggins was born on October 11, 1976 in Hall County.  He was an avid Georgia ...

White

Otis “Pete” Lee Keheley, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Mr. Keheley was born on May 7, 1934, in Gwinnett County, Georgia, to the lat ...
Cleveland Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joshua Maurice Wayne Tench, age 31 of Cleveland,  Georgia.  Mr. Tench passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Josh ...
Linda Carole Haynes, 63, Cleveland
Linda Carole Haynes, age 63 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Ms. Haynes was born December 19, 1954 in Waycross, GA to Charles and Carole Davis Haynes. She ...
Otis Lee Keheley, 84, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Otis Lee Keheley, age 84, of Cleveland. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.   &nbs ...
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.