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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 22nd, 2017

Forsyth

William Sherman “Billy” Ray, age 81, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017. He was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and a veteran of the United S ...

Habersham

William (Bill) Worrell, Jr. died on Sunday October 22, 2017. He was born in Buffalo, NY in April of 1925. He graduated from Woodland High School and enlisted in the Marine Corps ...

Hall

Cierra Alwayne Duckworth, 14, Flowery Branch
Miss Cierra Alwayne Duckworth, age 14, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at her residence, surrounded by her family, following a courageous battle with Cerebra ...
Sara Lillian Brinson Tankersley, 76, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct ...
Douglas Abernathy, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Abernathy passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017.  Born in Madison County, Mr. Abernathy lived most of his life in Hall  County. A farmer his whole life. Mr. Aberna ...
Clarence Dall, 99, Gainesville
Mr. Clarence Dall, 99, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 21, 21017. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of ...

Jackson

Jimmy Elbert Hill, 75, Hoschton
Jimmy Elbert Hill, age 75, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017.  Mr. Hill loved life, the outdoors, being with his family and grandchildren.  He was a go ...
Mary Louise Beall, 87, Hoschton
Mrs. Mary Louise Beall, age 87, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, surrounded by her family. Funeral Mass will be 2:00 p.m., ...
 Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Minister Angela Lucille Gresham Jackson, age 55 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, October 22, 2017.  Minister ...

Lumpkin

Doris T. Ramsaur, 88, Dahlonega
Doris T. Ramsaur, 88, passed away under the care of Hospice on October 22, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Dahlonega, GA. Born in Atlanta, GA on July 14, 1929 to the late W ...
Michael Anthony Tweedy, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. Michael Anthony Tweedy, age 60, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017. Michael was born on September 9, 1957 in Jackson County to the late Raymond and Helen Jine ...

Other

Sandra Adams Hawkins, 78, Alpharetta
Sandra Adams Hawkins, age 78, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, John F. Hawkins of Alpharetta; sons, John ...

Rabun

Lorene Dotson Rogers, 95, Clayton
Lorene Dotson Rogers, age 95, of Clayton, Georgia, passed away on October 22, 2017. She was born the daughter of the late Charlie Dotson and Kate Smith Dotson on September 21, 1922 ...

Stephens

Tracy Randall Jarrard, 55, Eastanollee
Mr. Tracy Randall Jarrard, age 55 of 74 Ada Drive, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at his residence. A son of the late Myron C. and Joan Yates Jarrard, ...

White

Virginia Dawn Cook, 63, Cleveland
Virginia Dawn Cook, age 63 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Cook was born on August 27, 1954, in Springfield, Penn ...
Willie Mae Garland, 89, Cleveland
  Willie Mae Garland, age 89 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Garland was born June 9, 1928 to the ...
Henry Bloch, co-founder of tax company H&R Block, dies at 96
Tax preparer H&R Block says its co-founder, Henry Bloch, has died at the age of 96
'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70
A friend of Georgia Engel, the actress who was part of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," says she has died at age 70
Longtime Gainesville banker dies
Jerry Head began his banking career in Gainesville in 1968.
Ex-Sen Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings of South Carolina dies at 97
Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, the Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died at 97
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