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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 25th, 2018

Dawson

Dolores C. (Deed) Murphy, 87, Dacula, formerly of Dawsonville
Dolores C. “Dee” Murphy, 87, of Dacula, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away Thursday August 23, 2018 at the Gardens of Gainesville following a period of declining heal ...

Forsyth

David Robson Wyckoff, 64, Cumming
David Robson Wyckoff, 64, of Cumming passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018.  David was born in Minneapolis October 21, 1953, but spent most of his life in Georgia, graduating ...

Hall

Flossie Ethelene Meaders, age 92 of Lula, passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 P.M. Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Skitts Mountain Ba ...
Virginia Sybil Moncrief Tam, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Virginia Sybil Moncrief Tam, 87, passed away on August 25, 2018, at the home of her longtime caregiver, Alana Tollison, in Demorest, GA, after a long and courageous battle fro ...
Johnnie Mae Milsap, 47, Gainesville
Ms. Johnnie Mae Millsap (47) of Gainesville, Georgia passed on August 25, 2018.  Ms. Millsap is the daughter of the late Mr. John Henry Millsap and the late Mrs. Hazel Bai ...
Janice Kay Smith Rhodes, 82, Gainesville
Janice Kay Smith Rhodes, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on August 25, 2018. She was born October 2, 1935 in Reagan, TN to Jake and Maggie (Zimmerly) Smith.  She was mar ...

Jackson

Joshua Franklin "Frank" Pirkle, Jr., age 66, of Hoschton, GA died Saturday, August 25, 2018, after an extended battle with heart disease. A lifelong resident of Hosc ...

Other

Joseph Marshall Henderson, 78, Alpharetta
  Mr. Joseph Marshall Henderson 78, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on August 25, 2018. Mr. Henderson was a proud member of The United States Army. He is survived by hi ...

Stephens

Mrs. Weba Helen Cole Williams, age 85 of Toccoa passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital in Athens. The daughter of the late George Pickens &ld ...

White

Carrie Sue Constant, 60, Cleveland
Carrie Sue Constant, age 60 of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Ms. Constant was born on July 15, 1958, in Atlanta, Georgia, to James and Minna Wallace Finch ...
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer