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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Aug 2nd, 2012

Habersham

James N. Kirkland, 83, Clarkesville
Hillside Memorial Chapel announces the death of James N. Kirkland, age 83, of Clarkesville.Mr. Kirkland died Thursday, August 2, 2012 following an extended illness.Those wishing ma ...
Jobe Hart, 15, Clarkesville
Jobe Phillip Hart, age 15 of Clarkesville, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012. Born in Habersham County on June 07, 1997 he was the son of Amy Kosmider of Clarkesville and Josh H ...

Hall

Lizzie "Odell" Mozelle Strickland Gaton age 94 of Gainesville passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Gaton was born Jun ...
Mrs. Norma Lee "Nana Suz" Chastain, age 73 of Lula, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 02, 2012 at the Habersham Medical Center. Born in Johnson City, Tennessee on J ...
With his loving family gathered round him Samuel Julius Threadgill Jr (Sammy) died Thursday August 2, 2012 after an extended battle with cancer. He, an Atlanta native, grew up in T ...

Lumpkin

Lisa Williams Hood, 45, Dahlonega
Mrs. Lisa Williams Hood, age 45, of Dahlonega died Aug. 2 at her home.Lisa was a Forsyth County native who had lived in Lumpkin County for the past nine years. She was a member of ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Ellen Saye McLeroy, age 72, of Athens, GA, who passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2012, after an extended illness. Mrs. McLer ...
Lois Swafford Chumley, 86, Marble Hill
Lois Swafford Chumley, 86, of Marble Hill passed away Thursday August 2, 2012 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a short illness.Born August 13, 1925 in Dawson County to the l ...

White

Billie Lee Page, 73, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home announces the death of Billie Page age 73 of Cleveland.Page passed away August 2, 2012 at The Oaks at Scenic View following an extended illness. He was a retir ...
Billy Lee Page, 72, Cleveland
Billy Lee Page, age 72, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012, at The Oaks at Scenic View. Mr. Page was born December 14, 1939, in Kosciusko, MS to the late Willie Ode ...
William Lyndol Dorsey, 65, Cleveland
Mr. Bill went home to his God on Thursday, August 02, 2012, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. Survived by his loving wife, Barbara and his children, Rodney and Shanna Tho ...
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.