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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 16th, 2018

Dawson

April Chumbley Glancy, 44, Dawsonville
April Chumbley Glancy, 44, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 16, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born January 17, 1974 in Austell, Georgia, she had lived in D ...
Ruby Jean Turner, 71, Dawsonville
Ruby Jean Turner, 71, of Dawsonville passed away Monday April 16, 2018 following a period of declining health. Born September 2, 1946, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson Coun ...

Forsyth

Kathleen McCann, 77, Cumming
Kathleen McCann, 77, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. She was born on December 27, 1940 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Richard and Susan Gallagher Kennedy, ...

Habersham

James R. ‘Rhuel’ Edwards, 80, Clarkesville
Funeral services for James R. ‘Rhuel’ Edwards, age 80 of Clarkesville will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Walter S ...
Bobby Joe Franklin, 78, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Bobby Joe Franklin, age 78 of Mt. Airy will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Chris Webb and Rev. Tony G ...
Linda Sue McClure Hopper, 68, Cornelia
  Linda Sue McClure Hopper, age 68 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018. Memorial services are 2 pm on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Old Nacoochee Baptist Chur ...
Jerry D. Sullivan, 71, Cornelia
Jerry D. Sullivan, age 71, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Mr. Sullivan was born on December 1, 1946, in Cornelia, Georgia, to the late Roy Anderson ...

Hall

Dorothy Crane Carney, 88, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. Sister Janice Loggins will officiate. Interment will follow in ...
Keith Paul Carlson, 43, Gainesville
 Mr. Keith Paul Carlson age 43 of Gainesville passed away on Monday April 16, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness. Memorial services will b ...
Emma Ruth Weaver, 73, Gainesville
Mrs. Emma Ruth Weaver, age 73, of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday, April 16, 2016. She was born in Dahlonega, GA and lived the past 49 years in Gainesville, GA. She graduated ...

Lumpkin

Edward Whonic, 62, Dahlonega
Edward Whonic, 62, of Dahlonega, Georgia suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage on April 10, 2018 at approximately 4 a.m. while assisting the University of North Georgia NCAA precision ...

Stephens

Wesley Barry Fincher, 64, Toccoa
Mr. Wesley Barry Fincher, age 64 of 145 Carolina Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late William and Virginia Coleman Finch ...

White

Pamela Marie Irvin, 61, Cleveland
Pamela Marie Irvin, age 61 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018. Mrs. Irvin was born on February 10, 1957, in Lumpkin County, to Margaret Taylor Dorsey and the la ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
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.