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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 8th, 2018

Dawson

John F. Schlesinger, 62, Dawsonville
John F. Schlesinger, 62, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 8, 2018 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health. Born April 4, 1955 in Temple, ...

Gwinnett

Kenneth "Ken" B. Thompson, 90, Sugar Hill
Kenneth "Ken" B. Thompson, age 90, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018.    Mr. Thompson is survived by his wife of forty-two years ...

Hall

Charles Anthony “Tony” Evans, 66, Flowery Branch
Charles Anthony “Tony” Evans, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018. He is survived by his children, Amanda Evans Peyton, Buford, GA, ...
Tammy S. Grindle, 52, Gainesville
Ms. Tammy S. Grindle, age 52 of Gainesville, passed away on February 8, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 4:00pm on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Memorial Park North Riversid ...
Chaela Rayschelle Lundquist, 30, Gainesville
Chaela Rayschelle Lundquist, 30 of Gainesville passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018. She was a graduate of Chestatee High School.  Survivors include her dad and stepmo ...
Robert Moss, 67, Gainesville
Robert Moss age 67 of Gainesville, Ga passed on February 8, 2018. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 

Other

Phyllis Elaine Vessels, 63, Stone Mountain formerly of Gainesville
Phyllis Elaine Vessels, age 63 of Stone Mountain, GA, formally of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Dekalb Medical Hospital in Decatur, GA.  Phyllis E. ...

White

Clyde Asbury Chambers, 91, Cleveland
Clyde Asbury Chambers, age 91 of Cleveland, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Mr. Chambers was born on October 6, 1926, in Demorest, Georgia, to the ...
Bill H. Rogers, 85, Cleveland
Bill H. Rogers, age 85, of Cleveland, GA, passed away on February 8, 2018. Mr. Rogers was a member of the First Baptist Church, Cleveland, since 2009. Bill served four years in ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...