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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 27th, 2012

Gwinnett

Joseph Albert Romero entered into rest with his Heavenly Father on August 27, 2012. Joseph was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather known for his quick wit and gentle spirit ...
Martha Larson Kennedy, 72, Suwanee
Martha Larson Kennedy, 72, of Suwanee, GA died at her home on August 27, 2012.Funeral mass will be held at 10:30 am on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic ...
Wade Cowart, 70, Sugar Hill
Mr. Wade Cowart, age 70, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away Monday, August 27, 2012. He is survived by his wife of forty-nine years, June Cowart, Sugar Hill, GA; daughters and sons-in- ...

Habersham

Della Whitworth Taylor, 96, Demorest
Della Whitworth Taylor, age 96 of Demorest, passed away August 27, 2012, at her residence. Born in Rabun County on August 22, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Earl ...
George W. Sliger, 88, Demorest
George W. Sliger, age 88 of Demorest, passed away Monday, August 27, 2012.Born in Boonsville, Arkansas on December 31, 1923, he was the son of the late George and Cora Sliger. He w ...

Hall

Christopher "Spanky" Brandon Gooch, age 33 of Lula, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. ...
Lydia Jane Hoffman, 50, Gainesville
Lydia Jane Hoffman, age 50 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedu ...
Paulene Faye Martin, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Paulene Faye Martin. 82, of Gainesville passed away at her home on Monday, August 27, 2012 following a period of declining health. A resident of Hall County, she was the daugh ...
Shirley Ruth Parker, 82, Flowery Branch
Shirley Ruth Parker, age 82 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. The ...
Terry Gibson, 54, Flowery Branch
Mr. Terry Gibson, age 54, of Flowery Branch passed away Monday, August 27, 2012 at the Shepherd Spinal Center.Memorial Services will be 12:00 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2012 at North ...

Jackson

Barry T. Edington, 70, Commerce
The last alarm sounded for Deputy Chief Barry T. Edington, Dekalb Fire Services (Ret) on August 27, 2012.Born on July 8, 1942 in Miami, Florida, he was the son of the late Theodore ...
Janice N. Weaver, 73, Braselton
Mrs. Janice N. Weaver, age 73, of Braselton passed away Monday, August 27, 2012 at her residence, following an extended illness.Funeral Services will be 4:00 p.m., Thursday, August ...
Jeffrey Lee White, 46, Commerce
Mr. Jeffrey Lee White, age 45, of Commerce, GA died Monday, August 27, 2012 at his residence. Mr. White was born in Jackson County to Leon White of Homer and the late Linda Wild ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died