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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jan 3rd, 2017

Banks

Grover Clifton Caudell, 81, Hollingsworth Community
Grover Clifton Caudell, age 81, of the Hollingsworth Community, Banks County, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, following a sudden illness. Mr. Caud ...

Barrow

Chuck Albright, 55, Winder
Mr. Chuck Albright, age 55, of Winder, Georgia went to be with the Lord on January 3, 2017.  A native and former resident of Buffalo, New York, Mr. Albright had resided in Win ...

Dawson

Barbara Lucille Bopko McGullion, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday January 3, 2017 at Northside Hospital Forsyth following a sudden illness. Ms. McGullion was born January ...
Charles Hunt Eldred, Dawsonville
Charles Hunt Eldred died Tuesday, January 3, 2017.    Family and friends are feeling an incredible loss for an incredible man.    The service will be ...
Edith Pinion Gee, 88, Dawsonville
Edith Pinion Gee, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday January 3, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 30, 1928 to the late John Wesley and ...

Habersham

Geneva Whisnant, 60, Clarkesville
Mrs. Geneva "Lynn" Whisnant, 60, of Clarkesville, Georgia went to be with the lord on January 3, 2017. Lynn was born on January 13, 1956 in Marietta, Georgia to Ea ...

Hall

Sheila Ann Darby, 52, Gainesville
Sheila Ann Darby, 52 of Gainesville GA passed away on Tuesday January 3, 2017 at Northeast GA Medical Center.  She was born on May 9, 1964 in Roswell, GA to Ralph and Julie Al ...
Betty Townsend Orr, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Betty Townsend Orr, age 82, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 2, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by her family.   Funeral Services wil ...
Lizbeth Patino, 14, Gainesville
Miss Lizbeth Patino, 14, of Gainesville passed away on January 3, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church. Fa ...
Talbert “Tab” S. Shelton, 66, Gainesville
It is with great sadness that the family of Talbert “Tab” S. Shelton announce that he was suddenly called home to be with God on November 16, 2016. Tab was 66 years old ...
Janette Boone Younkin, 86, Gainesville
Janette Boone Younkin, age 86, of Gainesville, Georgia died January 3, 2017. Her body will be cremated. Plans for a memorial service and interment of her ashes in Tuscaloosa Memori ...

Jackson

Donnie Lynn Dale, 61, Pendergrass
Donnie Lynn Dale, age 61 of Pendergrass, GA passed away Tuesday, January 03, 2017.   Mr. Dale was the son of the late Leroy and Ethel Cochran Dale. He served in the ...

Lumpkin

Curtis Allen King, 42, Dahlonega
Curtis Allen King, age 42, of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away Saturday  December  3 , 2016 . Born in Thornton, Indiana. He was long time resident of Dahlonega,  Geor ...
Robert Doug Kenimer, 71, Dahlonega
Robert “Doug” Kenimer age 71 of Dahlonega passed away on January 2, 2017. Doug was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born to the ...

Other

Janet Lorraine Hammett, 81, St. Simons
Mrs. Janet Lorraine Hammett age 81, of Saint Simons passed away Sunday January 8, 2017. Mrs. Hammett was born in Cook County, Illinois the daughter of the late Gus and Jeanette ...
Dennis Lee Huber, 69, Colbert
Dennis Lee Huber, age 69 of Colbert, GA passed away Tuesday, January 03, 2016.   Mr. Huber was the son of the late Daryl Huber and Audrey Kneer Sullivan. He served our c ...
Wolfgang Peter Ludwig, 73, Miramar Beach, FL.
Wolfgang Peter Ludwig, of Miramar Beach, FL, formally of Highland NY, passed away peacefully in his sleep with his loving wife of 52 years, Ursel, by his side.  Wolf was b ...
Wanda Collins Price, 66, Lavonia
Mrs. Wanda Collins Price, age 66, of Gumlog Road, Lavonia, GA, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia, GA. A daughter of the ...

White

F.J. McDougald, 73, Cleveland
Mr. F.J. McDougald, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017.  Mr. McDougald was born to the late Floyd Jackson and Eddie Hogan McDougald.  He was in ...
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