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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 11th, 2017

Barrow

Willie Michael Simmons, age 66, of Winder passed away Monday, December 11, 2017.  Mr. Simmons served in the United States Army.  Survivors include his son Coleman Simmons ...

Dawson

Keith Yearwood, 50, Dawsonville
Keith Yearwood, age 50, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017. He attended Etowah Baptist Church in Dawsonville, GA. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ha ...

Forsyth

Mary Jo Bettis, 84, Cumming
Mary Jo Bettis, age 84, departed this life on December 11th, 2017 following an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruell Bettis and her parents, J. L. Robbs ...

Gwinnett

Linda Dianne Cash, 69, Lawrenceville
Linda Dianne Cash, 69, passed away on November 11, 2017 in Lawrenceville, GA. She was born on October 30, 1948 in Atlanta, GA to Marion and Corene Roberts. Linda grew up in T ...

Habersham

Naomi "Bug" F. Campbell, 78, Cornelia
Naomi "Bug" F. Campbell, age 78, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 11, 2017, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Campbell wa ...
Bessie Wix Poole, 76, Alto
Bessie Wix Poole, age 76, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017. Ms. Poole was born on January 29, 1941, in Lafayette, Tennessee, to the late Ernie and Clar ...

Hall

Mary Fae Jackson Smith, 100, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday December 14, 2017 at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Mary Fae Jackson Smith, age 100 of Gainesville. The Rev. Brian Malcolm, Rev. ...
Inez Scott Hulsey, 90, Gainesville
Inez Scott Hulsey, 90, of Gainesville,  passed away on Monday, December 11th, 2017. Inez spent her early childhood in south Georgia and moved to northern Hall County at a y ...
Ms. Eunice Mattielee Scarbrough Miller, at age 96, is at peace with the Lord on December 11, 2017. Born March 10, 1921 in Upshur County, Texas, later moving to San Leon, Kemah a ...

Jackson

Q.D. Hubbard, Sr, 95, Commerce
Q.D. Hubbard, Sr age 95 of Commerce passed away December 11, 2017 at Brookside Assisted Living.   Mr. Hubbard was born May 16, 1922 in Homer to the late Ezekiel & E ...

Rabun

Stacey Claire Elizabeth Jenkins Welch, age 59, of Mountain City, Georgia, passed away on December 11, 2017. Stacey was the daughter of Jesse James Jenkins and the late Mabel Sil ...

Stephens

Paul Curtis Whitworth, 42, Toccoa
Mr. Paul Curtis Whitworth, age 42 of 92 Branch Street, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at his residence.   A son of Audrey Hulsey Whitworth and the ...
F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70
Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70
Gainesville lawyer, who devoted countless hours to environmental causes and his church, dies
According to his obituary, Frank Armstrong's reverence for the earth was demonstrated by his planning of numerous Earth Day programs and his devotion to Elachee Nature Science Center.
Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at 85
Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show and formed a lasting comedy partnership with cast member Harvey Korman, has died
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97
Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in '60s films, has died
Gainesville lawyer, former president of the state bar dies
Doug Stewart was senior litigator with Stewart Melvin & Frost in Gainesville.
Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the 'Star Wars' films, dies at 74
Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has died
Former Flowery Branch City Councilwoman dies
Mary Jones died Thursday at her residence at the age of 76.
Joe T. Wood, Sr., longtime Gainesville insurance executive and former state House member, dies
A longtime Gainesville insurance executive, who also served 23 years in the Georgia House of Representatives, died Saturday