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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 20th, 2017

Dawson

Clinton Chester, 74, Dawsonville
Clinton Chester, 74, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday December 19, 2017 at Northside Hospital Cherokee following a period of declining health. Born May 19, 1943 in Dawsonville ...

Forsyth

Ricki Michele Crumley, 29, Cumming
Ricki Michele Crumley, 29 of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. She was born on December 10, 1988 in Atlanta, GA the daughter of Richard Allen Crumley and ...
Marlene Foster, 86, Cumming
Marlene Foster, 86, of Cumming passed away Wednesday December 20, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born June 21, 1931 in Chatsworth, Georgia to the ...

Hall

Michael Peter Cliatt, 63, Gainesville
Mr. Michael Peter Cliatt, 63, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in the Chape ...
Cora Mae Hill Pass, 88, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Cora Mae Hill Pass age 88 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are sched ...
Shelby Faith Stanfill, 27, Cleveland
Shelby Paige Stanfill, 27, of Cleveland passed away December 20, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, ...

Jackson

Howard Merk, 81, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Merk, age 81 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, December 20, 2017.  Mr. Merk was born in Jefferson, Ge ...

Lumpkin

Stanley Leroy Herritt, 60, Dahlonega
Mr. Stanley Leroy Herritt, age 60, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of Dahlo ...
Chief Van “Gator” Robertson, 72, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. He was born on July 13, 1945, in Oliver Springs, TN, the son of Frankl ...
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.