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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 1st, 2017

Dawson

William (Bill) Repella, Dawsonville
William (Bill) Repella, born in 1928 in Mahonoy City, PA, passed away Jan 30.  Bill served in the Navy in WWII and then served on the Oahu, HI police force until post- ...

Gwinnett

Iris Lindberg Lawyer, 93, Hoschton
Iris Lindberg Lawyer, age 93 of Hoschton, GA died Wednesday, February 1, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 5:00 PM at Hamil ...

Hall

Geneva Roper Knight Garrett, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Geneva Roper Knight Garrett, 91, of Gainesville passed away on February 1, 2017.  A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 in the cha ...
Donetta Mae Haas, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Donetta Mae Haas, born August 25, 1930, made her transition from this life into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 1st, 2017.  She is sur ...
Pedro Hernandez, 67, Gainesville
Mr. Pedro Hernandez, 67, of Gainesville passed away February 1, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A graveside service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 5, 20 ...
James R. Sullens, 79, Gainesville
Mr. James R. Sullens, 79, of Gainesville passed away on February 1, 2017.  A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 in the chapel of Memori ...
Johnny Benjamin Martin, 69, Gainesville
  Mr. Johnny Benjamin Martin, 69, of Gainesville passed away on February 1, 2017. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 08, 2017 at First B ...

Lumpkin

Patsy Tritt Rider, 70, Dahlonega
  Patsy Tritt Rider, age 70, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center from a sudden illness on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 with ...
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