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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 25th, 2017

Dawson

Isabelle Zhang Tracchio, 17 of Cumming, GA passed away unexpectedly on February 25, 2017. She was born in Xian, China on May 22, 1999 the daughter of Anthony Joseph and Betsy Di ...

Forsyth

James Augustine Brophy, 50, Cumming
  James Augustine Brophy, 50 of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The family will receive friends on Thursday March 2, 2017 from 5pm to 9pm at the ...
Cameron Thomas Freas, 17, Cumming
Cameron Thomas Freas, 17 of Cumming GA, passed away on February 25, 2017. He was born on July 30, 1999 in Atlanta, GA, the son of Thomas and Sarah Freas of Cumming, who both sur ...
Donna Jean Kimball, 91, Cumming
Donna Jean Kimball, 91 passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Sunrise Nursing Home in John’s Creek, GA. She was born in Bemidji, MN on July 3, 1925. ...
John Patrick Ruppert, 75, Cumming
John Patrick Ruppert, age 75, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family after a two year battle with cancer. John was born on August 23, 1941 ...

Habersham

Dan Allen Dixon, 91, Clarkesville
A model of a life well lived and patriarch of Habersham County, Dan Allen Dixon, age 91, passed away in peace on February 25, 2017 at his Clarkesville residence, surrounded by hi ...
Henry L. Nix, 92, Clarkesville
  Funeral services for Henry L. "Hank" Nix, age 92 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from the Clarkesville First United Methodist ...

Hall

Mildred Alston Horton passed away Saturday February 25, 2017 at home among loving family and friends, attended by Hospice of N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Mildred was born in 1932 in ...
David MaShun Martin, 44, Gainesville
David MaShun Martin was called home on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. He was born on December 8, 1972, to Rev. David J. Martin and Cornelia Hill Martin in Gainesville, Georgia, the fi ...

Jackson

Linda Smith Cook, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Linda Smith Cook, 68, of Jefferson passed away Saturday, February 25, in the extraordinarily compassionate care of the hospice program at ...
North Georgia real estate executive Frank Norton, Sr. dies at 92
Frank Norton, Sr., a Gainesville man who spent decades in the insurance and real estate industry in North Georgia, died Tuesday at the age of 92.
Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died
The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited
Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died
Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98
Attorney, philanthropist Phillip Sartain has died
Prominent Gainesville attorney and philanthropist Phillip Bond Sartain, known for his intelligence, his sense of humor and an unwavering commitment to his community, died peacefully Monday morning, his family said. He was 62.
K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80's Ladies,’ dies at 78
Country singer K
Lucile Beaver, daughter of longtime RMA president, has died
Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, who grew up on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, where her father Gen. Sandy Beaver, served as president, has died, her longtime attorney confirmed.
Charley Pride, country music's first Black star, dies at 86
Charley Pride, the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi who became one of country music’s biggest stars and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died