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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 2nd, 2012

Habersham

Gail Dalton Simmemon, age 63, of Simmemon Road, Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2012, at her residence. Mrs. Simmemon was born on August 13, 1948, in Jackson County, ...

Hall

Ameko Drummond, 36, Gainesville
Ameko Da'Nice Drummond, age 36 of Gainesville, Ga passed away April 2, 2012. She leaves to cherish: her father Mr. Robert B. Drummond of Greenville, South Carolina, and her mo ...
Gerald C. Turpin, 73, Maysville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday April 5, 2012 in the Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Mr. Gerald C. Turpin, age 73, of Maysville. The Rev. Johnny Knight wi ...

Lumpkin

Dora Jeweleen Beck, 75, Dahlonega
Dora Jeweleen Beck, age 75, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully on Monday, April 2, 2012, after an approximate 15 year fight with Neuroendocrine Cancer, at Northeast GA Hospice in ...
Joseph Frances" Skip" Martin Jr. 64 of Dahlonega (previously of Somerset, New Jersey) passed away on April 2nd, 2012 at his residence. Joseph had a lifelong love of golf, ...

Stephens

Mozell Davis Toccoa, 96, Toccoa
Mrs. Mozell Cheek Davis, age 96, of Toccoa, Georgia, passed away Monday, April 2, 2012, at Stephens County Hospital.A daughter of the late Allen and Lela Davis Cheek, she was born ...

White

Charlie George Thomas, Sr, 95, Cleveland
Charlie George Thomas, Sr., age 95 of Cleveland passed away Monday, April 2, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Thomas was born on March 13, 1917 in Cleveland to the lat ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
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.