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Local Obits for Tue. Feb 13th, 2018


Stephen Owen King, 52, Bethlehem
Stephen Owen King, age 52, of Bethlehem passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.  Survivors include his wife Alecia King; mother Alice King; sons Stephen Owen King, Jr., Steven ...


Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, Dawsonville
Ralph Diodati Drew, 86, passed away on Tuesday morning in the arms of his wife Becky at their home in Dawsonville. A committed and faithful servant of the Lord, a devoted husban ...


Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90, Johns Creek
Vivian Louise Jackson Dailey, 90 of Johns Creek, Ga. passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. Services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport F ...


Funeral services for Ruby Faulkner Grier, age 92, of Lula will be held Friday February 16,  at 2:00 P.m. in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Holly Springs ...
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82, Gainesville
Margaret Shope Murphy, 82 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Murphy was the daughter of the late John Byrd and Roxie ...
Euphemia Stephens, 93, Gainesville
Euphemia Stephens, nickname “Femer” but Grandma to many, 93 of Gainesville went to be with her Lord and reunited with her husband and family Tuesday February 13, 2018. ...
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret Cratin Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on July 9, 1923, Mr ...
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91, Flowery Branch
Mildred Green "Billie" Gaines, 91 of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Gaines was the daughter of the late ...
Johnny Singleton, 63, Gainesville
Johnny Singleton age 63 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on February 13, 2018.  Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Jerry Thomas, 70, Clermont
Jerry Thomas, 70 of Clermont passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Thomas was the son of the late Eugene and Louise Eli ...
Cruz Velasquez, 64, Gainesville
Cruz Velasquez, 64, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Februa ...
Margaret C. Ward, 94, Gainesville
Margaret C. Ward, 94 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 13, 2018 at her residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenpor ...


Frances Jenkins Garrison, 95, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Jenkins Garrison, age 95, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Mrs. Garrison was born in Ambrose, Geo ...


James N. Carusos, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. James N. Carusos, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of D ...
Oscar Newton Davis, 82, Dahlonega
Mr. Oscar Newton Davis, age 82, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Oscar was born in Lumpkin County on May 17, 1935 to the late Austell Newton and Sydney Lou ...
Joseph William Mize, 63, Dahlonega
Joseph William Mize, ('Bill,') died peacefully Tuesday, February 13 at his home near Dahlonega, Georgia at the age of Sixty three.  He was survived by his wife Gloria, ...


Annie Lora Howard, 93, Marietta
Funeral services are scheduled for 12:00 PM, Friday February 16, 2018 at Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Annie Lora Howard, age 93 of Marietta, GA. The family will receive friends f ...


Howard Joseph Hornick, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Howard Joseph Hornick, age 76 of 506 Rothell Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late William P. and Mary G. Fouse ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.