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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 ...
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
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