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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 16th, 2011

Dawson

Frances Georgia Sparrow, 86, Dawsonville
Frances Georgia Sparrow, 86, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday April 16, 2011 at Embracing Hospice following a short illness.Born March 12, 1925 in Preston, Georgia to the late W ...

Forsyth

MADELINE P. KLEIN, 83, Cumming
MADELINE P. KLEIN, 83, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Saturday April 16th, 2011.A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be planned by the family and will be announced once ...

Gwinnett

Kendra Renee Easley, 23, Buford
Kendra Renee Easley, age 23 of Buford, GA died Saturday, April 16, 2011 after an extended illness. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mil ...
Rick Pruett, 56, Sugar Hill
Mr. Rick Pruett, age 54, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011. He was preceded in death by his father, Dick Pruett. He is survived by his wife of thirty-one ye ...

Habersham

Gerald Douglas Whitmire, 68, Mount Airy
Gerald Douglas Whitmire, age 68, of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011.Mr. Whitmire was born in Dawson County on May 28, 1942, to the late McKinley and Lula ...

Hall

Mr. Michael Todd Deaton, 44 of Lula, Ga. died Saturday April 16, 2011 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Marietta, ...
Philip Henry Wilson, 55, Gainesville
Mr. Philip Henry Wilson passed away on the morning of Saturday, April 16th after suffering a brain aneurysm earlier in the week. He was 55 years old.A celebration of life service w ...

Jackson

Larry Bruce Hembree, 59, Maysville
Larry Bruce Hembree, age 59, of Maysville, GA died Saturday, April 16, 2011 at his residence. Mr. Hembree was born in Jackson County, GA to the late Bruce and Lois Chambers Hembr ...
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.