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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 17th, 2018

Dawson

Dwight Townley, 60, Oxford, Ga.
Dwight Townley of Oxford, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at the age of 60. Whether at his job or working on the farm, Dwight took pride in being a hard worker. In 2012, t ...

Forsyth

Robert Albritton, 60, Cumming
Robert Albritton, age 60, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Mr. Albritton is survived by son Travis Albritton; granddaughter Alana; Vincie Albritton; ...

Habersham

Eula Lee Maney Mann, 72, Demorest
  Eula Lee Maney Mann, age 72 of Demorest, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on February 7, 1946, she was a daughter of the la ...

Hall

William “Ryan” Watson, 27, Gainesville
William “Ryan” Watson, age 27, of Gainesville, GA ran into Jesus’ arms surrounded by his parents, Kevin and Louise Watson, family and friends at NEGMC suddenly of ...
Tracy Earnhart, 47, Gainesville
Tracy Earnhart, 47, Gainesville went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday October 17, 2018.  Tracy was a member of Riverbend Baptist Church in Gainesv ...

Lumpkin

Austin Mark Burke, 20, Dahlonega
Austin Mark Burke, 20, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday October 17, 2018. Austin was born January 5, 1998.  A native of Sautee, GA, he had lived in Lumpkin County fo ...

Stephens

Mr. Donald William Holbrooks, age 83 of Davis Avenue, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Thomas Billy Holb ...

White

Penelope “Penny” Eckenboy, 77, Sautee Nacoochee
Penelope “Penny” Eckenboy, age 77 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Mrs. Eckenboy was born September 2, 1941 in Chicago, IL to the late R ...
Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died
The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited
Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died
Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98
Attorney, philanthropist Phillip Sartain has died
Prominent Gainesville attorney and philanthropist Phillip Bond Sartain, known for his intelligence, his sense of humor and an unwavering commitment to his community, died peacefully Monday morning, his family said. He was 62.
K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80's Ladies,’ dies at 78
Country singer K
Lucile Beaver, daughter of longtime RMA president, has died
Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, who grew up on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, where her father Gen. Sandy Beaver, served as president, has died, her longtime attorney confirmed.
Charley Pride, country music's first Black star, dies at 86
Charley Pride, the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi who became one of country music’s biggest stars and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died
Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97
World War II flying ace Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, has died at 97