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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 12th, 2011

Forsyth

Christine McPherson Worley, age 87, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011. She was a longtime member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her ...
Kathleen Caine, 81, Cumming
Kathleen Caine, age 81, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011. She was a member of Silver Shoals Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her grandson, Ben Caine. ...

Habersham

Barbara Maxine Kilbreath Munsey, age 87, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2011, at the Habersham Medical Center. Mrs. Munsey was born on August 16, ...

Hall

Joseph B. "JB" Balenger, Sr., 80, Carrollton, GA
Joseph B. "JB" Balenger, Sr., Age 80 of Carrollton, GA died Saturday, November 12, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Balenger has been cremated and a memorial ser ...

Jackson

Alma Leo Vandiver, 86, Hoschton
Mrs. Alma Leo Vandiver, age 86, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011.She loved her family and was a devoted mother and mother in-law. She loved gardening and attended and loved ...
Rayla Delorse Smith, 53, Braselton
Mrs. Rayla Delorse Smith, age 53 of Braselton, passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011. She loved her family very much. She was a registered nurse with Pruitt Health Care. The fa ...

Lumpkin

Melissa Scarbrough, 47, Dahlonega
Mrs. Melissa Scarbrough, age 47, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday, November 12, 2011.Melissa Scarbrough has always been a loving Mother, wife and friend. She really enjoyed spending ...
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.