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Local Obits for Sun. Jan 13th, 2019


Michael Lee Joslin, 48, Cumming
Michael Lee Joslin, age 48 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 2PM - 6PM at McDonald and Son F ...
Daniel Bleakley Brown III December 3, 1943-January 13, 2019 Daniel Brown died peacefully on the morning of January 13, 2019, surrounded by loved ones. He was the son of Lt. C ...


Miriam Mountford Chitty York, 91, passed peacefully into heaven on Sunday, January 13, 2019.  Born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina and a longtime-resident of the Outer Ban ...


Dr. "Ed" Burnette, 86, Gainesville
Dr. "Ed" Burnette died much as he had lived, gently and peacefully, at his home in Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, Georgia on Sunday January 13, 2019.  Dr. Burn ...
Helen Pauline Tritton Barnes, 88, Gainesville
Helen Pauline Tritton Barnes, 88, of Gainesville, passed away on January 13, 2019.  She was born in Charleston, West Virginia on February 22, 1930, to the late Charles and Pau ...
Samuel Eugene Brown, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Samuel Eugene Brown, 84, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 at The Oaks of Limestone following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Janu ...
Dello Ray Grizzle, 61, Gainesville
Dello Ray Grizzle, 61 of Gainesville passed away Sunday January 13, 2019 at his residence. Born in Lumpkin County, Mr. Grizzle had lived in Hall County for most of his life. &nb ...
Elizabeth Platt Johnson, 100, Gainesville
Elizabeth Platt Johnson passed away January 13, 2019 surrounded by loving family and friends.   “Lib” moved to Gainesville in 1936 when her father, James Plat ...
Ronald Lindley, 71, Flowery Branch
Mr. Ronald Lindley, age 71, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 20, 2019 in the Chapel of Memorial Park S ...
Stanley Gary Watson, Sr., 78, Braselton
Stanley Gary Watson Sr., age 78 of Braselton, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton following a brief illness. The family will have ...


Bobby Orr, 62, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Bobby Orr, age 62, of Hoschton, who passed away on Sunday, January 13, 2019. Mr. Orr was born in Gainesville, Georgia, a son to   ...


Robert Edward Sticker of Steubenville Ohio died in North East Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga on Sunday, January 13th, 2019. He was 81 years old. Mr. Sticker was a retired Banke ...
Catherine Eckley Bentley, 94, Ormond Beach, FL
Catherine Eckley Bentley, 94, of Ormond Brach, FL passed away Friday, January 11, 2018. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memor ...


Julian E. Cantrell, 75, Sautee-Nacoochee
Mr. Julian E. Cantrell, age 75, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019. Mr. Cantrell was born in Helen to the late Esco Gordon and Virginia Caudell Cantrell ...
Gregory Kelvin Wills, 48, Cleveland
Gregory Kelvin Wills, age 48 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019. Mr. Wills was born in Savannah, Ga to Tom and Cynthia Wills. He was a member at Mossy Creek United ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...