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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 6th, 2017

Banks

Margaret Elizabeth Pressley age 63 of Homer passed away Feb. 6, 2017 at her residence.   Mrs. Pressley was born December 21, 1953 in Homer to the late Tildon Wiley and F ...
Velma S. Williams, 67, Lula
Velma S. Williams, age 67, of Lula, GA passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017. She enjoyed being outdoors, camping, fishing, and loved “yard selling”; and also enjo ...

Dawson

Lynn Farmer Bennett, 60, Dawsonville
Lynn Farmer Bennett, 60, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 6, 2017 at her residence following a sudden illness. Born May 28, 1956 to the late Jack and Jeanette Farmer, ...
Mildred Darnell Lowe, 82, Hampton
Mildred Darnell Lowe, 82, of Hampton, GA passed away Sunday February 5, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born September 4, 1934 to the late Loland a ...
Frances Nell Vaughan, 88, Dawsonville
Frances Nell Vaughan, 88, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday February 4, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness. Born November 25, 1928 to the late Horace and Chri ...

Forsyth

Mikel Robert O’Connor, 26 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 6, 2017. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson ...

Gwinnett

J.R. “Dick” Anderson, 81, Hendersonville, TN. and recently of Dacula
J.R. “Dick” Anderson age 81 of Hendersonville, TN and recently of Dacula, GA died Monday, February 6, 2017. Mr. Anderson has been cremated and a memorial service will b ...

Habersham

Marianne (Tich) Cook, 92, Clarkesville
Marianne “Tich” Cook, age 92 of Clarkesville, Georgia went into the arms of Jesus on Monday, February, 6, 2017. Mrs. Cook was born on August 13, 1924 in Cleveland, O ...
Mark Taylor Ivester, 61, Clarkesville
Mark Taylor Ivester, age 61 of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced soon. An online g ...

Hall

Billie Copher Lewis, 79, Oakwood
Mrs. Billie Copher Lewis, age 79, of Oakwood passed away Monday, February 6, 2017. Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 11, 2017 in the Chapel of Memorial Par ...
Jessie Kermit “JK” Crumley, age 89 of Clermont, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017. Jessie Kermit "JK" Crumley was born in White County Georgia to Harvel ...
Herby Lee Lawson, 84, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Friday February 10, 2017 at Maranatha Baptist Church for Herby Lee Lawson, age 84 of Gainesville. The Rev. Rod Bell Jr., and Rev. Delma ...

Jackson

Madeline Daniel, 91, Commerce
Mrs. was born the 10th of October, 1925 in a small farm house located in Grayson, Georgia, not far from the current location of the Methodist church.  She was the only child o ...
Frederick W. Long, 98, Nicholson
Mr. Frederick W. Long, age 98, of Nicholson, formerly of Albany, GA died Monday, February 6, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living.  Mr. Long was born in Gainesville, FL to the late ...

Lumpkin

Katie Mae McLain Medlin, 86, Dahlonega
Katie Mae McLain Medlin, age 86, of Dahlonega, died after suffering a stroke last Monday at North Georgia Assisted Living in Dawsonville.    Katie was born in Kildav, ...

Other

Patty Lea Hudson, 39, Colbert
Patty Lea Hudson, age 39 of Colbert, GA passed away Wednesday February 08, 2017 at her residence.   Ms. Hudson was the daughter of Ricky Kemp and Phyllis Hudson. She was ...

White

Morris Eugene Braswell, 65, Sautee Nacoochee
Morris Eugene Braswell, 65, of Jonesboro, Georgia passed away on Monday, February 6th at his home in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, surrounded by his wife and daughter.  Fune ...
Gainesville lawyer, who devoted countless hours to environmental causes and his church, dies
According to his obituary, Frank Armstrong's reverence for the earth was demonstrated by his planning of numerous Earth Day programs and his devotion to Elachee Nature Science Center.
Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at 85
Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show and formed a lasting comedy partnership with cast member Harvey Korman, has died
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97
Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in '60s films, has died
Gainesville lawyer, former president of the state bar dies
Doug Stewart was senior litigator with Stewart Melvin & Frost in Gainesville.
Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the 'Star Wars' films, dies at 74
Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has died
Former Flowery Branch City Councilwoman dies
Mary Jones died Thursday at her residence at the age of 76.
Joe T. Wood, Sr., longtime Gainesville insurance executive and former state House member, dies
A longtime Gainesville insurance executive, who also served 23 years in the Georgia House of Representatives, died Saturday
John Havlicek, Celtics great with mighty steal, dies at 79
John Havlicek, the durable Boston Celtics great with a signature steal, dies at 79