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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 1st, 2018

Banks

Ruth Crump Cochran, 88, Baldwin
Ruth Crump Cochran, age 88, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018. Mrs. Cochran was born on December 31, 1929, in Rabun County, Georgia; a daughter of the ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Rene “Patti” Terrette, age 58, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Monday, January 1, 2018. She was preceded in death by her father Meredith Smith, Sr.; and brother, ...

Hall

Myrtle Shirley Whitt, 75, Flowery Branch
Ms. Myrtle Shirley Whitt, age 75, of Flowery Branch passed away peacefully Monday, January 1, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by her loving f ...

Jackson

William Smith, 73, Hoschton
William Ray Smith, age 73, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018. He worked 30 plus years at Thrall Car. He loved sports and was a big Ga Tech fan. He was a loving father. Survivors ...

Lumpkin

It is with great sadness that the family of Theodore “Ted” John Figarola, Jr. announce his passing on January 1, 2018 after a long illness. Ted was born on June 24, 194 ...

Other

CARLSON, Mary “Joyce” (Kimsey) Carlson, 86, of Norcross, Georgia, entered peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 1st, 2018, in th ...

Stephens

Charles Shedd, 90, Toccoa
Mr. Charles Shedd, age 90, of Phillips Road in Toccoa, Ga. passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the home. The son of the late Wesley and Lillian Mae Adams Shedd, he was born ...

White

Ernestine Harkins Wiley, 83, Cleveland
Ernestine Harkins Wiley, age 83 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on January 1, 2018. Mrs. Wiley was born on February 16, 1934 to her late parents Ernest Harkins and Mandy Ing ...
Anderson "Andy" Hope, 81, Cleveland
Anderson “Andy” Hope, age 81 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018. Andy was born January 31, 1936 in Lumpkin County to the late William Albert Hope and ...
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.