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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 2nd, 2018

Forsyth

James Samuel Neill, Jr, 59, Cumming
James Samuel Neill, Jr., age 59, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. James was born February 22, 1959 in Franklin, LA, to the late James S. Neill, Sr. and Lula Mae N ...

Gwinnett

Willene Morris Haney, 82, Buford
Willene Morris Haney, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-nine years, John Henry Haney; parents, Lee and A ...

Habersham

Cathy M. Tench, Psy.D, 62, Cornelia
Cathy M. Tench, Psy.D, age 62, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Dr. Tench was born on June 9, 1955, in Toccoa, Georgia. She was the daughter of Jessie ...
Billy Eugene Smith, Sr, 65, Cornelia
    Billy Eugene Smith, Sr., age 65 of Cornelia, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Born in Cartersville, Georgia, on February 22, 1953 to Annie Lee Boswell ...

Hall

Dr. Jack Miles Bates, 86, Gainesville
Dr. Jack Miles Bates, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on April 2, 2018. Perceptive, gentle, and thoroughly original, Jack Miles Bates was born in Seneca, South Carolina on Ma ...
Glenn Alexander Martin, 72, Gainesville
Glenn Alexander Martin, 72, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday evening at his home surrounded by his loving family. Glenn was born in Columbus, Georgia to Emmie Leonard Ma ...

Jackson

Teagan Leigh Tomlin, inf, Commerce
Infant Teagan Leigh Tomlin, 7 months old, of Commerce, GA passed away Monday, April 2, 2018.   Born on August 18, 2017 in Gainesville, GA, she was the daughter of Ben Ha ...

Other

John Buddy “John Boy” Clark, 31, Elkhorn, KY formerly of Baldwin
  John Buddy “John Boy” Clark, age 31 of Elkhorn City, Kentucky formerly of Baldwin, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. Born in Arlington, Texas on Novemb ...
Christopher Marcus “Chris” Boling, age 52, of Acworth, passed away Monday, April 2, 2018. He was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. Chris was preceded in death by ...

White

Margarett Turk, 84, Cleveland
      Margarett Turk, age 84 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, April 02, 2018. Ms. Turk was born September 17, 1933 in Gainesville, GA to ...
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
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83