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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 4th, 2018

Dawson

Donna Sue Roland, 59, Dawsonville
Mrs. Donna Sue Roland, age 59, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018. Donna was born in Tate, GA on October 14, 1959. She was preceded in death by her father Donas ...

Forsyth

George F. Henderson, 87, Cumming
George F. Henderson, 87, of Cumming, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away peacefully on Saturday August 4, 2018. Born August 20, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Charles F. ...

Gwinnett

Monroe V. Hooper, 74, Buford
Monroe V. Hooper, age 74, of Buford, GA, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018.  He was born June 1, 1944, the son of Woodrow Wilson and Willa Mae Hooper of Blue Ridg ...

Habersham

Helen V. Gerrell, 82, Demorest
Helen V. Gerrell, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia, went to her Heavenly Home on Saturday, August 4, 2018, following a sudden illness. Mrs. Gerrell was born on March 4, 1936, in Dem ...
Mrs. Connie Elaine Wolfanger Payne, age 68 of Roberts Way, Cornelia, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of Donald Wolfanger and the late E ...

Hall

Melissa Anne Nuernberg Sherk, 50, Gainesville
Melissa Anne Nuernberg Sherk 50, passed away on August 4, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 ...
Eleanor Hosch Dunlap, 89, Gainesville
Eleanor Hosch Dunlap, a life-long resident of Gainesville, Georgia, died on August 3, 2018. She was born on May 21, 1929, the daughter of Ernestine Ham Hosch and Heyward Carithers ...
Maxine Smith Griffin, 86, Gainesville
In the early morning hours of Saturday, August 4, 2018, Maxine Smith Griffin was welcomed into her heavenly home by a host of family members and friends, including her husband, Hen ...

Lumpkin

Charles (Chuck) Howard Dobson, Scotsman, businessman, world traveler, dog lover, and foodie died on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the age of 74.      Bor ...
'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70
A friend of Georgia Engel, the actress who was part of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," says she has died at age 70
Longtime Gainesville banker dies
Jerry Head began his banking career in Gainesville in 1968.
Ex-Sen Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings of South Carolina dies at 97
Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, the Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died at 97
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, known for 'Airwolf,' dies at 73
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, known for starring in the television series "Airwolf," has died
Publicist: Luke Perry has died at 52 after suffering stroke
'Beverly Hills, 90210' heartthrob Luke Perry has died at age 52 after suffering a 'massive stroke' last week
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."