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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 24th, 2018

Dawson

Loy C. Rouse, 97, Dawsonville
Loy C. Rouse, 97, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018 at The Oaks at Towne Lake following a period of declining health. Born November 19, 1920 in Dawson County ...

Forsyth

Ingram Funeral Home announces the death of Marie Mayfield Bagwell on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.  Marie was born October 28, 1931 to Albert and Luna Mayfield.  She is pr ...

Habersham

Ruth O'Kelley Sosebee, 90, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Ruth O’Kelley Sosebee, age 90, of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Interment will foll ...

Hall

Melissa Ann Ray, 38, Gainesville
Melissa Ann Ray, age 38, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mike and Brenda Ray. She is survived by her childr ...
Joe R. Whitaker, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Joe R. Whitaker, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on January 24, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at St. Paul United Methodist Ch ...
Daniel "Coz" Emmett, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Daniel “Coz” Emmett, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on January 24, 2018 in Austell, Georgia. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 26, 2017 from 11 ...
Maxine O. Partin, 85, Gainesville
Maxine O. Partin, 85 of Gainesville passed away Thursday January 18, 2018 Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 27, 2018 in the chapel of First Baptist C ...
Dr. Lonnie Gordon Pope, 78, Gainesville
Dr. Lonnie Gordon Pope, 78 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday January 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Dr. Pope was born in Douglas, Ga. and had lived there f ...
Joe Robert Whitaker, 86, Gainesville
Joe Robert Whitaker was born in Gainesville, Georgia on February 6, 1932 and went to his heavenly home on January 24, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents John Robert Whit ...

Jackson

Timothy Harold Swaim, Danielsville
Timothy Harold Swaim, age 50 of Danielsville, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at his residence.   Born on October 15th, 1967, in Commerce, GA, Mr. Swaim was ...

Other

Randy Taylor Wood, 50, Athens
  Randy Taylor Wood, age 50 of Athens, GA passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.   Born on Sept. 24, 1967 in Athens, GA, he was the son of Kathleen Hill and S ...

White

Edith Muriel Dorsey, 91, Cleveland
Edith Muriel Dorsey, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at her residence. Mrs. Dorsey was born on July 22, 1926, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late ...
Gertrude Nix Reed, 94, Cleveland
Mrs. Gertrude Nix Reed died Wednesday 1-24-18. She was born on 7-13-23 in Cleveland, Ga to John Luther Nix, Sr. and Tannie Westmoreland Nix. She was preceded in death by her parent ...
Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85
Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship football team and a former coach and star player at Tennessee, has died
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80
Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye has died at the age of 80
Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba
Ahh, that name
Evangelist who built global ministry dies in Atlanta at 74
Evangelist Ravi Zacharias, who built an international ministry that strives to defend Christianity on intellectual grounds, has died in Georgia
Phyllis George, female sportscasting pioneer, dies at 70
Phyllis George, the former Miss America who became a female sportscasting pioneer on CBS’s “The NFL Today” and served as the first lady of Kentucky, has died
Colorful player, coach Pepper Rodgers dies at age 88
Pepper Rodgers has died at the age of 88
Jerry Stiller, comedian and 'Seinfeld' actor, dies at 92
Comedian Jerry Stiller has died at 92
Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87
Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll, has died