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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Feb 9th, 2019

Gwinnett

Stephen John Gaignard, Sr., a resident of Suwanee, Georgia and former resident of Duluth, Georgia from 1984 – 2017, died February 9, 2019 after a prolonged illness.   ...

Habersham

Grady Watson Cook, 92, Alto
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home announces the death of Grady Watson Cook, age 92 of Alto, who passed away on Saturday, February 09, 2019.      Arrangem ...

Hall

Rev. Roy Lee, 86, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Rev. Roy Lee, 86, of Gainesville. Rev. Stanley Jackson will of ...
Nancy Robertson Mills, 82, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Nancy Robertson Mills, age 82, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019. Private Family Services will be held. Mrs. Mills was born October 8, 1936 in Pri ...
Hershel Wayne Scott, 59, of Lula passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019. No services are planned at this time. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesv ...
Ethel L. Gibson Whelchel, 94, Gainesville
Ethel L. Gibson Whelchel, 94, of Gainesville, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019 in the Chapel ...

Jackson

Brenda Kay Spain, 64, Commerce
Mrs. Brenda Kay Spain, age 64, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Spain was born in Cannonsburg, PA to the lat ...

Other

Elizabeth Reeves Kimzey, age 105, of Athens, Georgia, formerly of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Mrs. Kimzey was born on October 12, 1913, in Cant ...

Rabun

Shane Coker Stikeleather, 55, of Clayton, Georgia passed away on February 9, 2019. Shane was born June 24, 1963, in Arcadia, Florida, the son of Sonja Ann Coker Stikeleather and th ...
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died