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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 26th, 2017

Banks

Marjorie White Meeks, age 91, of Lula, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017, following an extended illness. Ms. Meeks was born on July 13, 1925, in Sta ...

Habersham

Rev. Lester Haynes, 75, Baldwin
Rev. Lester Haynes, age 75, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 26, 2017 following an extended illness. Rev. Haynes was born on October 5, 194 ...
Denzer Bill Taylor, 95, Clarkesville
Denzer Bill Taylor, age 95, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017.   Mr. Taylor was born on November 1, 1921, in Clarkesville, Georgia; a son ...

Hall

Floyd Napoleon Cole, 85, Gainesville
Floyd Napoleon Cole, 85 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The family will receive friends on Thursday March 2, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at the McDonald an ...
Jody Wylie Pollan, 69, Gainesville
The hand of GOD reached down and took an angel home. Jody Wylie Pollan (69) passed away on February 26th after a two year, spirited and courageous, battle fighting cancer. Jody ...

Stephens

Mrs. Mildred Rosa Williams Richie, age 92 of Toccoa passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Dave and Pearl Williams, she was born A ...
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.