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Janet N. Rego, 66, Winder
Mrs. Janet N. Rego age 66 of Winder passed away on Tuesday March 19, 2019 at Winder Health Care following an extended illness. Memorial services will be held at a later date. ...

Dawson

Shirley Evans Patterson, 72, Dawsonville
Shirley Evans Patterson, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday March 21, 2019 at the Woodstock Nursing Home following a period of declining health. Born December 10, 1946 in F ...

Forsyth

Betty J. Benson, 91, Cumming
Betty J. Benson, 91, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019.  Betty was born in 1928, to the late George and Berta Mobley Jones. She worked in the Forsyth Cou ...
Betty Jane Gerhard, 89, Cumming
 Betty Jane Gerhard 89, of Cumming, Georgia formerly of Spring Valley, Ohio passed away peacefully on March 14, 2019 just six weeks after the death of her husband of 67 y ...
On March 14, 2019 Michael Paul Havrilla went to heaven after losing a long and courageous battle against cancer. In his last hours, he was surrounded by all of the family members t ...
John Stephen (aka Dad, Papa, Pappy, Steve) Marley took his mortal leave of this revolving piece of rock on March 14, 2019.  As stubbornly as he lived his life (it’s a Ma ...
Alex Whitehead, 22, Cumming
  Alex Whitehead, 22, of Cumming went home to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, March 18, 2019.  Alex was a bright, sensitive, loving, and creative young man w ...

Gwinnett

Jeanette Huff Jenkins, 87, Buford
Jeanette Huff Jenkins, age 87, of Buford, GA, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019.  She was preceded in death by parents, Rev. Lowrey and Floy Jane Huff;  sisters Evelyn ...
Terry David Martin, 71, Braselton formerly of Buford
Terry David Martin, age, 71, of Braselton, GA, formerly of Buford, GA. passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.  He was preceded in death by son, Stephen Martin, and parents, ...
Thomas Richard Olson, 69, Sugar Hill
Thomas Richard Olson, age, 69 of Sugar Hill, Ga passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019. He is survived by his wife of nineteen years, Kristin Olson of Sugar Hill, GA; daughter, Eric ...
Opal “Ruth” Evans, 88, Peachtree Corners
Miss Opal “Ruth” Evans, age 88 of Peachtree Corners, passed away on Monday Evening, March 18, 2019 at Village Park Senior Living following an extended illness.  ...
Mary Thornhill Floyd, 86, Buford
Mary Thornhill Floyd, age 86 of Buford, GA died Friday, March 15, 2019. A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Rev. D ...
Theresa D. Hotchkiss, 82, Suwanee
Mrs. Theresa D. Hotchkiss 82, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on March 19, 2019. Visitation will be on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 2-4pm and again from 6-9pm. Funeral service ...
Alvin Stephen Belle Isle, 75, Lawrenceville
Alvin Stephen Belle Isle, age 75, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Geraldine Belle Isle; father-in- ...

Habersham

Bessie Mae A Autry, 83, Demorest
Mrs. Bessie Mae Autry age 83 of Demorest passed away on Wednesday March 20, 2019 at Scenic View Nursing Home in Baldwin, Georgia following an extended illness.    ...
Edna Jennie Gowder Elrod, 90, Clarkesville
  Edna Jennie Gowder Elrod, age 90 of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 18, 2019. Born in Homer, Georgia on January 22, 1929, Mrs. E ...
Fannie Mae Mote Pruitt, 90, Clarkesville
Fannie Mae Mote Pruitt, age 90, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    Ms. Pruitt was born on Apr ...

Hall

Jeffery Joe Brinkley, 69, Gainesville
It is with great sadness that the family of Jeffery Joe Brinkley announces his passing on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the age of 69 years. Jeffery will be forever rememb ...
Richard H. Crews, 65, Flowery Branch
Mr. Richard H. Crews, age 65, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 at Friendship Health & Rehab. Burial will be at Wellwood Funeral Home & Cemetery in Hu ...
Paul Douglas Graves, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Paul Douglas Graves, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled ...
Gregory Brannon Page, 37, Gainesville
On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Gregory Brannon Page, loving son, brother, fiancé and friend passed away at the age of 37.   A lifelong resident of Gain ...
Jerry L. Swaim, 84, Flowery Branch
Mr. Jerry L. Swaim, age 84, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at The Oaks of Limestone. The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Mar ...
Matthew David Williams, 33, Flowery Branch
Mr. Matthew David Williams, age 33, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Memorial Services will be held ...
David Lee Young, 54, Gillsville
Mr. David Lee Young age 54 of Gillsville passed away on Sunday March 10, 2019 at Methodist Medical Center in Oakridge, Tennessee. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday Marc ...
Betty J. Dale, 85, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday March 25, 2019 in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Betty J. Dale, 85, of Gainesville. Rev. Steve Brannon will officia ...
Tenny Lou Wofford Harm, 75, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Tenny Lou Wofford Harm age 75 of Flowery Branch passed away on Tuesday March 19, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services ar ...
Joseph Winn Hudgins, 54, Athens
Funeral services are scheduled Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Joseph Winn Hudgins, 54, of Athens. The Rev. Charles &ldquo ...
Vickie L. Keel, 63, Gainesville
Ms. Vickie L. Keel age 63 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday March 19, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled for Friday March ...
Mary Jo Holt Johnson McClure, 87, Gainesville
Mary Jo Holt Johnson McClure, 87, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.  A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, ...
Steve Daniel Pass, 69, Flowery Branch
  Steve Daniel Pass age 69 of Flowery Branch passed away on Thursday March 21, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Funeral serv ...
Charles Eugene Rider, 64, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles Eugene Rider, 64, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday March 19, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday March 2 ...
John Ross, 52, Flowery Branch
John Ross, age 52, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019.   A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 2:00 PM Saturday, March 23 at Sunrise Cove ...

Jackson

James Albert Bryant, Sr, 71, Commerce
James Albert Bryant, Sr., age 71 of Commerce, GA passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at his residence.   Born on April 19, 1947 in Charleston, West Virginia, he was the ...
Kelly Ray Cotton Savage, 55, Commerce
Kelly Ray Cotton Savage, age 55 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019.   Born on Feb. 7, 1964 in Atlanta, GA, she was the daughter of Thelma Murphy Smith ...
Chuck Lee Baxter, 59, Commerce
Mr. Chuck Lee Baxter, age 59, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Baxter was born in Commerce to the late Gaston Lafayette “Fate” a ...
 Ms. Doris Elaine Nelson Reynolds age 96 of Jefferson passed away on Thursday March 21, 2019 at her daughters residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...

Lumpkin

Jamey Edmondson, 45, Dahlonega
Jamey Edmondson,45, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away on March 16, 2019.  He was a loving husband and father. Jamey loved his girls, motorcycles, Formula 1 Racing and candy. H ...
George Michael Eubanks, 75, Dahlonega
George Michael Eubanks, 75, joined his heavenly Father on March 18, 2019. Mike lived in Dahlonega, Georgia. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia at Piedmont Hospital on April 16, 1943. ...
Dola Porter Butler, 86, Dahlonega
Mrs. Dola Porter Butler, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Mrs. Butler was born in Lumpkin County on July 17, 1932 to the late Clayton and Kathleen Woo ...

Other

Eric W. Cedergren, 58, Cathedral City, California
Eric W. Cedergren, 58, passed away at his home in Cathedral City, California on March 12, 2019. He was born in Miami, Florida, the son of the late Ernest W. Cedergren and Gladys (C ...
Betty Ann Covington, 70, Alpharetta
Betty Ann Covington, age 70, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019. Betty was born in 1949, to the late Duvwrd and Maudie Sanders. She was a member of New Life B ...
Lieu Thuy Duong, 81, Norcross
Mrs. Lieu Thuy Duong age 81 of Norcross passed away on Monday March 18, 2019 at Gwinnett Medical Center following an extended illness.    Funeral services are sc ...
Carlos Flores, 70, Stone Mountain
Carlos Flores, age 70, of Stone Mountain, GA passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019. He is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Barbara Martinez Flores, Stone Mountain, GA; ch ...
Virginia “Jenny” Braswell Eggers, 79, Memphis, TN formally of Atlanta
Virginia “Jenny” Braswell Eggers, age, 79 of Memphis, TN, formally of Atlanta, GA passed away Monday, March 18, 2019. She was preceded in death by her Father, Edwin Fin ...
Verolyn “Dale” Stephens, age, 67 of Monroe, GA  passed away Friday, March 15, 2019. She was preceded in death by her mother, Imogene McDaniel Stephens; brothers, D ...

Rabun

Bobby Gary Barber, 86, Rabun Gap
Bobby Gary Barber, age 86, of Rabun Gap, passed away on Thursday March 21, 2019. Bobby was born the son of the late Albert T. Barber, and Wade Cook Barber Stephenson on Novembe ...

Stephens

Gladys M. .Walker, 90, Toccoa
Mrs. Gladys M. Walker, age 90 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Clary Care Center. Graveside services will be Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2:30 p.m. at th ...

White

Lillian Ann Houghton, 48, Cleveland
Ms. Lillian Ann Houghton, age 48, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2018. Ms. Houghton was born in Hillsborough, Florida. She was preceded in death by her father, Ron ...
Eunice Lee Sutton, 87, Cleveland
Eunice Lee Sutton, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Mrs. Sutton was born on June 17, 1931, in Clermont, Georgia, to the late John and Etter Sears.&nb ...
William Gearing, 60, Cleveland
 Mr William Gearing, age 60 of Sautee. Mr. Gearing passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019. A memorial mass is scheduled for 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at St. Paul The A ...
Hubert Paul Hall, 82, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Hubert Paul Hall, age 82 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Mr ...
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, known for 'Airwolf,' dies at 73
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, known for starring in the television series "Airwolf," has died
Publicist: Luke Perry has died at 52 after suffering stroke
'Beverly Hills, 90210' heartthrob Luke Perry has died at age 52 after suffering a 'massive stroke' last week
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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