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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. May 28th, 2022

Banks

Tessa Lynn Forrester Croy age 56 of Alto, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022.    Born on November 11, 1965 in Tampa, Florida, she was the daughter of Thomas ...
Timothy Randall Gaines, 61, Maysville
Mr. Timothy Randall Gaines, age 61 of Maysville, Georgia passed away Friday, May 20, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. A son of the late Hubert and Marth ...
Thomas Allen Hill, 87, Baldwin
Thomas Allen Hill age 87 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2022.  Born on February 10, 1935, in Carnesville, he was a son of the late Ben Hill and Vetter Patri ...

Barrow

Christopher Aaron Barton, age 20, affectionately known as Chris, peacefully passed into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday May 24, 2022.   The ...
Thomas “Tom” David Fuller passed away on May 23, 2022 at home with his family.    Funeral Services will be held at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel and Gar ...

Dawson

Maude B. Harben, 96, Dawsonville
Maude B. Harben, 96, of Dawsonville passed away Friday May 27, 2022 at her residence following a period of declining health.   Born January 16, 1926, Maude was a lifelon ...
Jerry David Mulkey, 68, Dawsonville
Jerry David Mulkey, 68, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Northside Forsyth Hospital, Cumming, GA.  He was born in Atlanta, GA to the late Frances Lo ...

Forsyth

Imogene Bruce, 83, Dawsonville
Imogene Bruce, 83, of Forsyth County passed away Thursday May 26, 2022 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born May 29, 1938, Imogene had been a resident of ...

Gwinnett

Guy F. Hall, 96, Buford
Guy F. Hall, age 96, of Buford, GA, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2022 in the Chapel of Flanigan Fune ...
Tina Poucher Hood, 60, Dacula
Tina Poucher Hood, 60, of Dacula, GA, died Monday, May 23, 2022. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 3 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor Danny New ...
Sandra Blalock Maynard, age 81, of Buford, GA, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Irene Blalock; sister, Beatrice Smi ...
Mr. Carl Russell Postlewate, age 76 of Buford, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at his home. Funeral mass will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, June 3, 2022 at Princ ...
John Louis Westbrook, 95, Buford
John Louis Westbrook, 95, of Buford went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Louis was born October 23, 1926 in Wilcox County, Georgia to the late Hom ...

Habersham

David Michael Byrd, 61, Alto
David Michael Byrd, age 61, of Alto, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Mr. Byrd was born July 7, 1960 in Habersham County to the late Jones Wiley Byrd a ...
Deborah Ann Eller, 59, Demorest
Deborah Ann Eller, age 59 of Demorest, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022.     Born on November 26, 1962, in Demorest, she was a daughter of the late David Dis ...
Gary Michael Lyle, 77, Mt. Airy
Gary Michael Lyle, age 77 of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at home surrounded by his family.   Born in Stephens County, Georgia on December 1 ...
Alma Frances McNeely, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Alma Frances McNeely, 79, of Gainesville passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Fr ...
Mary Kathryn "Kathy" Tolbert, age 70, of Alto passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022.   Kathy was born August 6, 1951 in Clarkesville, Ga to the late Omer and ...

Hall

Harry Nghia Do, 26, Gainesville
Ong Harry Nghia Do, 26, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022. The family will receive friends in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home Sunday, May 29, 2022 f ...
Ron Brechter, 74, Gainesville
Ron Brechter January 31, 1948 - May 24, 2022   Ron Brechter, 74 of Gainesville passed away May 24, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illn ...
Doris Jean Williams Evans, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Doris Jean Williams Evans was born March 12, 1935, to the late Clyde and Minnie Williams in Flowery Branch, Georgia. Her father was a sharecropper and a Jack-of-all-Trad ...
Rev. Jeff L. Gailey, 86, Talmo
Rev. Jeff L. Gailey, 86, of Talmo, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 27, ...
Dorothea Yvonne Hailey, 67, Gainesville
Doretha Yvonne Hailey was born on November 11, 1954 to the late Grady Cheeks and the late Clara Mae Cheeks.  She was called home to be with the Lord on May 26, 2022.  ...
David O. Head, 63, Lula
Mr. David O. Head, 63, of Lula, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Dahlonega. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 5: ...
Mary Patricia "Pat" Kirves, 84, Gainesville
Mary Patricia “Pat” Kirves, died Friday, May 20, 2022, in her home, Lanier Village, in Gainesville Georgia. She was 84 years old. Pat was born May 22, 1937, in Evans ...
Deacon Paul Edward Krarup, 71, Flowery Branch
Deacon Paul Edward Krarup, age 71, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, May 16, 2022 at his residence, surrounded by his family.   A Funeral Mass will held 11:00 a.m., ...
Anthony Eugene Lowe, Gainesville
Anthony Eugene Lowe was born July 6th, 1968 to Irene Lowe and late Bobby Gene Lowe. At the age of 8 Anthony joined the Whiterock Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. A. L. J ...
Janet Belcher McKeen, Gainesville
Janet Belcher McKeen January 24, 1942 – May 20, 2022 Daughter of Judge Allison Vernon Belcher and Ludie Herring Belcher, Goldie Janet Belcher McKeen was born on January ...
Moraima Oropeza, 66, Gainesville
Mrs. Moraima Oropeza, 66, of Gainesville passed away Monday, May 23, 2022. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arran ...
Earl Evans Power, 87, Gainesville
Mr. Earl Evans Power, 87, of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022 at his residence following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. ...
Barbara A. Townsend, 60, Gillsville
Barbara A. Townsend, 60, of Gillsville, went on to be with her Savior on May 26, 2022, after a long battle with her health.   Barbara was a fighter, a loving and caring ...

Jackson

Marian Estelle Sellers Duncan, age 92 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2022.   Born on April 2, 1930 in Jacksonville, Fla., Mrs. Duncan was the daughter ...
William Edward "Jimbo" Gaines, 79, Blairsville formerly of Pendergrass
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Edward “Jimbo” Gaines, age 79 of Blairsville, Georgia (formerly of Pendergrass) who entered rest Tuesd ...
Regina Ann Johnson, 68, Dahlonega
Regina Ann Johnson 68 of Dahlonega passed away on May 25, 2022 following an extended illness.  Mrs. Johnson was an avid quilter and a member of many quilters guilds. She retir ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Ronald Eugene “Ron” Miller, age 66, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered rest on Sunday May 22, 2022. Mr. Miller was born in ...
Russel Paul Twilley, 51, Jefferson
Russel Paul Twilley, age 51 of Jefferson, GA passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2022.   Born on May 22, 1970, in Atlanta, GA, Mr. Twilley was the son of Martha Duffel Twil ...

Lumpkin

Donald “Don” Franklin Gage passed away on May 25th, 2022, at the age of 81, in Dahlonega, Georgia where he lived since 2005 after relocating from Orlando, Florida. He f ...
Mr. John Jeffrey “Jeff” Harris, age 65, of Dahlonega, passed away Monday, May 23, 2022.   Mr. Harris was born in Hall County on April 28, 1957, to the late E ...
Mrs. Fannie Bell Black Satterfield, age 84, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Fannie was born in Lumpkin County on November 27, 1937 to the late Tate ...
James Gerald Smith, 58, Dahlonega
Mr. James Gerald Smith, age 58 of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022. He was born on February 24, 1964 in Philadelphia, PA to Edna Broomhead Smith and the lat ...

Other

Thomas Jeffery Chandler, 69, Douglasville
Thomas Jeffery Chandler, age 69, of Douglasville, GA, passed away on Saturday, May 21, 2022.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Talmadge and Nina Sue Thompson Chandler, ...
Richard Brandon Owen, 38, Ellijay
Mr. Richard Brandon Owen, age 38 of Ellijay, passed away on Wednesday May 25, 2022 at his residence. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, June 3, 2022 at Memorial ...

Stephens

William Howard Dean, 83, Toccoa
Mr. William Howard Dean, age 83 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at his residence. A son of the late Harold E. Dean, Sr. and Mary Viola Adams Dean Buchanan, ...
Mr. Thomas (Tom) Edward Shannon, age 74 of Julia Lane, Toccoa passed away Monday, May 23, 2022 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville.   A son of the late W ...
Mr. Robert Lee Westmoreland, age 73 of Esthahoe Circle, Toccoa passed away Friday, May 21, 2022 at his residence. A son of the late Aaron and Marie Price Westmoreland, he was bo ...

White

David Roy Chastain Jr., 64, Mt. Rest, SC formerly of Helen
David Roy Chastain, Jr. age 64, of Mountain Rest, South Carolina, formerly of Helen, Georgia, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022. Mr. Chastain was born on January 6, 1958, in D ...
Edward Roy Fournier, 57, Cleveland
Edward Roy Fournier, age 57, of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.   Mr. Fournier was born on September 24, 1964, in Pontiac, Michigan, to the late Herbe ...
Jackie P. Glaze, 87, Cleveland
Jackie P Glaze, age 87, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022.   Mr. Glaze was born on March 9, 1935 in White County, Georgia; he was the ninth of te ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...