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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 31st, 2012

Banks

Mr. Gerald R. Carey, age 82, of Banks County, GA was born in Cortland, NY on April 11, 1930. He was a builder and contractor in New York as well as Sebastian, FL. Living there fo ...

Dawson

James Dyer, 71, Dawsonville
, age 71 of Dawsonville, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012. He was preceded in death by his sister, Jane Dyer; brother, Grady Dyer. Survivors include his wife, Stella Dyer of Daws ...

Habersham

Randall Dale Smith "Randy", 52, Clarkesville
Randall Dale Smith "Randy", age 52 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Born in Stephens County, Georgia on September 10, 1959, he was a son of the late B ...

Hall

Andrea Camille Johnson, 47, Gainesville
Andrea Camille Johnson, 47, of Gainesville, GA died on July 31, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Portsmouth, VA she was the daughter of Bobbye Wright of Cumming ...
James A. Welborn, 88, Gillsville
Mr. James A. Welborn, age 88, of Gillsville, GA died Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Northridge Health and Rehabilitation. Mr. Welborn was born in Banks County, GA to the late William H ...
Joe Ann Petersen, 75, Gainesville
Mrs. Joe Ann Petersen, 75, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at a nursing home in Gainesville, Ga., of complications due to Alzheimer's. Born in Maysville, Ky., on Oct. 19 ...
Milton Mays, 85, Gainesville
Rev. Milton Mays was born October 24, 1926 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Mays. He departed this life Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center after an exte ...

Jackson

Lucinda L. Patrick Rogowski, age 29, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Saturd ...

Lumpkin

Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bellew Burns, age 87 of Dahlonega, GA, died Tuesday July 31, 2012.Mrs. Burns was born March 15, 1925 in Meriwether County, GA. She had lived in Lu ...

Other

Charlotte Lyle Crumley, 87, Charleston formerly of Athens
Charlotte Lyle Crumley passed away on July 31, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. A native of Jackson County, Georgia, and Mrs. Crumley lived for 62 years in Athens, Georgia. She ...

Stephens

Michael Alan Carlson, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Michael Alan Carlson, also known as the "Jesus Loves You" man, age 59 of Toccoa, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at his home.Born May 21, 1953 in Fort Dodge, IA, h ...

White

Mary Leone Palmer, 97, Cleveland
Mary Leone Palmer, age 97 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Palmer was born October 17, 1914 in Cleveland, GA to ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86