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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 8th, 2019

Gwinnett

Tim Burke, 66, Sugar Hill
Tim Burke, age 66, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patti Potts Burke; parents, Fred and Idell  Roper Burke; ...
Rubye M. Looper Taylor, 99, Lawrencville
Rubye M. Looper Taylor, 99, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019. She was born on April 19, 1920 to the late Mary and Byrd Looper of Hall County. Survivors inc ...

Habersham

Carl Robert Colston, 71, Mt. Airy
Carl Robert Colston, age 71, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019. Born on April 5, 1948, in Clarkesville, Georgia, he was a son of the late Charlie and ...

Hall

Barbara Davis Sayler, 80, Gainesville
Barbara Davis Sayler, 80, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A private service will be held. Born on December 10, 1938 i ...
Edward Joseph "Joe" Straughan, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Edward Joseph “Joe” Straughan, age 76, of Flowery Branch, Georgia passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Willowwood Nursing Center. Memorial Services will be 2: ...

Jackson

Genora F. Green, 91, Commerce
Genora F. Green, age 91, of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.   Born on Feb. 9, 1928 in Buford, GA, she was the daughter of the late Alvie and Ruth Jenkin ...

Stephens

Mr. Kenneth Carl “Earl” Lathan age 79 of Toccoa passed away Thursday August 8, 2019 at his residence. A son of the late Clyde and Elsie Mae LaCount Lathan, he was bo ...
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison was a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters
Gainesville man remembered for his antiques mall, his work with state film industry
A Gainesville man is being remembered for his Cumming antiques mall and his pioneering work with the state's film industry.
Gainesville woman, a recognized leader in nursing profession, dies
A celebration of life will be held Saturday for Evelyn Waugh whose name is synonymous with the nursing profession in Gainesville.
Towering Broadway director and producer Hal Prince has died
Towering Broadway figure Harold Prince, who won 21 Tony Awards as director and producer, has died at 91
Funeral set for former Hall County Commission Chairman Jerry Carpenter
The funeral will be held Wednesday for former Hall County Commission Chairman Jerry Carpenter, who was also a former member of the county board of education.
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99
John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died
Longtime coach, educator Charles Musselwhite dies at age 87
Funeral services for longtime educator and coach Charles E. "Charlie" Musselwhite of Gainesville are schedule for Saturday, July 13, 2019.
Emmy-winning actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88
Award-winning television, film and theater actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88, according to his publicist