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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 ...
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.