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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 31st, 2016

Hall

Nelia l. Cannup, 83, Gainesville
Mrs. Nelia l. Cannup, 83, of Gainesville died August 31, 2016. A native of Hall County, Mrs. Canupp worked at Mt. Vernon Mills (formally known as Regal) and was a member of Oak G ...
Jamie Carlee Twitty, 35, Gainesville
  Ms. Jamie Carlee Twitty, age 35 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedule ...

Other

Martha Spruill, 92, Atlanta & Highlands, NC
Martha Spruill, 92, of Atlanta, GA and Highlands, NC, died August 31, 2016 at The Mann House Assisted Living in Atlanta, GA.    She is survived by her husband, Hugh ...

Stephens

Mr. Fred Robert Edmonds, Sr., age 68 of 254 Rumsey Avenue, Toccoa, Georgia passed Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Rev. John Barnett Edmonds and Et ...
Dillard Eugene Savage, 55, Toccoa
Mr. Dillard Eugene Savage, age 55 of Toccoa passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Eulus and Cora Lee Morris Savage, he was born April 8, 196 ...

White

William C. Webb, 65, Cleveland
Mr. William C. Webb, age 65 of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday August 31, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Webb was born on November 12, 1950, in Clayton, Georgia, ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.