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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 ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...