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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. May 16th, 2019

Banks

Charlie Turpin, 73, Homer
Charlie Turpin, age 73 of Homer, GA passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his residence.   Born on September 19, 1945 in Homer, GA, he was the son of the late Robert and ...

Forsyth

Charline Gail (Mull) Almquist was born on January 21, 1933 and passed away on May 16, 2019 after an extended illness.  Gail was a resident of Cumming, Georgia at the time of h ...

Gwinnett

Linda Alexander Heard, 76, Buford
Linda Alexander Heard, age 76, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by parents, W. R. and Willie Mae Alexander; and ...

Habersham

Rita Smith Holcomb, 63, Demorest
Rita Smith Holcomb, age 63 of Demorest, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 16, 2019.   Born in Demorest, Georgia on April 04, 1956, she was a daught ...

Hall

Frank Willett Armstrong, 78, Gainesville
Frank Willett Armstrong died May 16, 2019.  A celebration of his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Gainesville First United Methodist Church.  ...

Jackson

Scott Neal Stephens, 54, Commerce
Scott Neal Stephens, age 54 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at his residence.   Born on Feb. 20, 1965 in Naples, FL, he was the son of  R.C. Step ...

White

Joyce Reid Sanders, 87, Sautee-Nacoochee
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Joyce Reid Sanders, age 87, of Sautee-Nacoochee. Mrs. Sanders passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019. Arrangements are inc ...
Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95
Heiress, designer and romantic Gloria Vanderbilt has died at age 95.
Bart Starr, QB who led Packers to greatness, dies at 85
Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at 85
F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70
Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70
Gainesville lawyer, who devoted countless hours to environmental causes and his church, dies
According to his obituary, Frank Armstrong's reverence for the earth was demonstrated by his planning of numerous Earth Day programs and his devotion to Elachee Nature Science Center.
Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at 85
Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show and formed a lasting comedy partnership with cast member Harvey Korman, has died
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97
Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in '60s films, has died
Gainesville lawyer, former president of the state bar dies
Doug Stewart was senior litigator with Stewart Melvin & Frost in Gainesville.
Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the 'Star Wars' films, dies at 74
Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has died