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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Feb 12th, 2018

Banks

  Coach Francis “Marion” Thompson, age 88, of Homer, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Mr. Thompson was born on October 24, 1929, in Camde ...

Barrow

David Arnold Wilkins, 59, Bethlehem
David Arnold Wilkins, age 59, of Bethlehem passed away Monday, February 12. 2018. He had a passion for motorcycles. David had the pleasure of riding with Johnny Beck ...
Isaac James Bentley Jr., age 71, of Winder passed away Monday, February 12, 2018. Survivors include his sons Mark Bentley of Winder and Lanny Bentley of Winder; daughters Sharon Be ...

Dawson

Grace Elizabeth Sheer, 18, Dawsonville
Grace Elizabeth Sheer, 18, of Dawsonville passed away Monday February 12, 2018. Born November 8, 1999, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  Grace was a senior at ...

Hall

Lisa Cantrell, 47, Gainesville
Lisa Lytina Cantrell was born in Gainesville, Georgia, October 5, 1970 and made her transition into eternal rest on February 12, 2018.  She accepted Jesus Christ as her person ...
Dewey Lawayne Farmer, 73, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday February 15, 2018 at Hopewell Baptist Church for Dewey Lawayne Farmer, age 73 of Gainesville. The Rev. Phillip Jones and Rev. ...
Mabel Oliver Martin, 91, Gainesville
Mabel Oliver Martin age 91 of Gainesville, Georgia died February 12,2018 at the Gateway Health care of Cleveland, Georgia.   Mrs. Martin was born July 12, 1926 in Gaines ...

Jackson

Alma Grace Epps Brown, 89, Commerce
Mrs. Alma Grace Epps Brown, age 89, of Commerce died Monday, February 12, 2018 at her residence.  Mrs. Brown was born in Commerce to the late, George and Ruth Gary Epps.  ...

Other

Sissy Fields Richardson, 55, Westminster, SC
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Sissy Fields Richardson, age 55 of Westminster, South Carolina who entered into rest Monday, February 12, 2018.  Mrs. Richardson ...
Donald Jerry Earls, 69, Decatur
Donald Jerry Earls was born in Dahlonega, Georgia on February 8, 1948 to Reno and Jessie Mae Earls. He was the youngest of eleven children. Donald was always good natured ...
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88
Civil rights trailblazer C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest
The nation will pay its final respects Thursday to the Rev. CT Vivian
Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'
John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died
Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
Actor Kelly Preston has died at age 57