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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 4th, 2018

Dawson

Donna Sue Roland, 59, Dawsonville
Mrs. Donna Sue Roland, age 59, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018. Donna was born in Tate, GA on October 14, 1959. She was preceded in death by her father Donas ...

Forsyth

George F. Henderson, 87, Cumming
George F. Henderson, 87, of Cumming, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away peacefully on Saturday August 4, 2018. Born August 20, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Charles F. ...

Gwinnett

Monroe V. Hooper, 74, Buford
Monroe V. Hooper, age 74, of Buford, GA, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018.  He was born June 1, 1944, the son of Woodrow Wilson and Willa Mae Hooper of Blue Ridg ...

Habersham

Helen V. Gerrell, 82, Demorest
Helen V. Gerrell, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia, went to her Heavenly Home on Saturday, August 4, 2018, following a sudden illness. Mrs. Gerrell was born on March 4, 1936, in Dem ...
Mrs. Connie Elaine Wolfanger Payne, age 68 of Roberts Way, Cornelia, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of Donald Wolfanger and the late E ...

Hall

Melissa Anne Nuernberg Sherk, 50, Gainesville
Melissa Anne Nuernberg Sherk 50, passed away on August 4, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 ...
Eleanor Hosch Dunlap, 89, Gainesville
Eleanor Hosch Dunlap, a life-long resident of Gainesville, Georgia, died on August 3, 2018. She was born on May 21, 1929, the daughter of Ernestine Ham Hosch and Heyward Carithers ...
Maxine Smith Griffin, 86, Gainesville
In the early morning hours of Saturday, August 4, 2018, Maxine Smith Griffin was welcomed into her heavenly home by a host of family members and friends, including her husband, Hen ...

Lumpkin

Charles (Chuck) Howard Dobson, Scotsman, businessman, world traveler, dog lover, and foodie died on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the age of 74.      Bor ...
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.