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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 ...
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
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died