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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died