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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 13th, 2017

Banks

Willie C. Masters Dodd, age 95 of Homer, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017. Born in ­­­ Alto, Georgia, on December 24, 1921 she was a daughter of the late Cly ...

Forsyth

Joyce Elizabeth Roper Frix, age 84, of Cumming passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. Joyce was a wonderful mother, grandmother and sister. She enjoyed cooking and gardening. Joyce ...

Habersham

Vivian T. Sepe Schrader, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Vivian T. Sepe Schrader, 82, of Gainesville passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017.  A funeral service will be held Friday February 17, 2017 at 10:45 a.m. at St. Mar ...
Miriam Gillespie Shore, 92, Cornelia
Miriam Gillespie Shore, age 92 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017. Born in Banks County, Georgia on June 29, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Ed & ...

Hall

Jack Raymond Kirves, 84, Gainesville
Jack Raymond Kirves, age 84 of Gainesville, Georgia and formerly of Gwinnett County, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   ...
A.J. Millwood, 73, Gainesville
Mr. A.J. Millwood, 73, of Gainesville passed away February 13, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 201 ...

Stephens

Mrs. Sara Lee Hubbard Bridges, age 84 of Falls Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, February 13, 2017 at Heritage Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late William Lee and Julia Mae Coa ...

Union

Bertha Mae Pruitt Stover, age 94, a lifelong resident of Suches, GA passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017. Bertha Mae deeply loved her children and husband of 73 years.  ...
Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies as age 77
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died