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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
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.