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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 21st, 2013

Dawson

Lanier Pruitt, 58, Dawsonville
Lanier Pruitt, 58, of Dawsonville, GA went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2013. Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late Talmadge and Addie Lee Pruitt. He was also prec ...

Forsyth

David Scott Phillips, 52, Cumming
David Scott Phillips of Cumming, age 52, passed away peacefully at his home on January 21, 2013. Scott was born on November 23, 1960 in Kingsport, TN. He was preceded in death by ...

Gwinnett

Ellie McClendon Forrester, 100, Hoschton
Ellie McClendon Forrester, age 100 of Hoschton, GA and formerly of Decatur died Monday, January 21, 2013. Funeral Service will be held Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Hamil ...

Habersham

James Cochran, 69, Cornelia
James 'Jimmy' E. Cochran, age 69, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013, at home surrounded by family and friends followed by an extended illness. ...

Hall

Edna Kate Ward, 82, Lyons, Ga., formerly of Gainesville
Miss Edna Kate Ward, 82 of Lyons, Georgia formerly of Gainesville died Monday January 21, 2013. Born in Dawson County, Miss Ward had lived in Hall County for most of her life. Sh ...
Edwin Butler, 45, Gainesville
Edwin Butler, 45, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away January 21, 2013. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013, 1pm, Antioch Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements ha ...
Gus R. Butler, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Gus R. Butler, age 78, of Gainesville passed away Monday, January 21, 2013, at Bell Minor Nursing Home. Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 24, 2013 from the ...
Terry Preston Moore, 69, Gainesville
Mr. Terry Preston Moore age 69 of Gainesville passed away on Monday January 21, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday Jan ...

Jackson

Maureen Lee Garrett, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Maureen Lee Garrett, age 76, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013. Mrs. Garrett was born in Lula, Georgia, a dau ...

Lumpkin

Joseph William Palmer Jr, 84, Dahlonega
Mr. Joseph William Palmer Jr., age 84, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013.Joe was born and raised in Gainesville, GA, and spent a number of years in Winder, GA. ...
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.