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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 24th, 2017

Gwinnett

Ashley Lauren Dickson, 31, Duluth
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Miss Ashley Lauren Dickson, age 31 of Duluth, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  Miss Dickson was born in Decatu ...
Edward Allan Tomey, 76, Sugar Hill
Edward Allan Tomey, age 76, of Sugar Hill, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis R. and Grace Tomey; son, David Tomey. Survivors inc ...

Habersham

Rev. Olivia Elizabeth Patrick Christopherson, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia went to her Heavenly Home on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 following a sudden illness. Rev. Christopherson w ...
Shella Ann Dyer Guardado, 46, Mt. Airy
Shella Ann Dyer Guardado, age 46 of Mt. Airy, passed away on May 24, 2017. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on November 15, 1970, she was a daughter of Ralph Dyer, Jr. of Mt. Airy and Iv ...

Hall

Geneva Gipson, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Geneva Gipson age 91 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday May 24, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.   Graveside services are sched ...
Richard “Ricky” Monroe Stover, age 61, of Murrayville went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, following a courageous battle with brain cancer.  Fu ...
Lee Weldon Washington, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Lee Weldon Washington, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are sch ...

Lumpkin

Lily Ann Lago, 22, Dahlonega
Lily Ann Lago age 22 of Dahlonega passed away on May 24, 2017.  Lily was best described as an artist, activist, encourager, and true caregiver.  She had a heart for all m ...
Mary Renfroe Vaughan, 89, Dawsonville
Mrs. Mary Renfroe Vaughan, age 89, of Dawsonville, Lumpkin County, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born August 15, 1 ...

Other

James Rickey Kimbrell, 59, Jasper
James Rickey Kimbrell, 59 of Jasper, GA passed away on Wednesday May 24, 2017 at Northside Cherokee Hospital. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be e ...
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer