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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 ...
Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93
Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died
The Latest: 'Gilligan's Island' star Wells dies, virus cited
Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” has died
Famed French designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98
France’s Academy of Fine Arts says Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th century fashion, has died at 98
Attorney, philanthropist Phillip Sartain has died
Prominent Gainesville attorney and philanthropist Phillip Bond Sartain, known for his intelligence, his sense of humor and an unwavering commitment to his community, died peacefully Monday morning, his family said. He was 62.
K.T. Oslin, country singer of ‘80's Ladies,’ dies at 78
Country singer K
Lucile Beaver, daughter of longtime RMA president, has died
Lucile Elizabeth Beaver, who grew up on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, where her father Gen. Sandy Beaver, served as president, has died, her longtime attorney confirmed.
Charley Pride, country music's first Black star, dies at 86
Charley Pride, the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi who became one of country music’s biggest stars and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died
Chuck Yeager, 1st to break sound barrier, dies at 97
World War II flying ace Chuck Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, has died at 97