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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 29th, 2013

Dawson

Rev. Robert B. "Hoppy" Hopkins, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 29, 2013 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health.Rev. Hopkin ...

Gwinnett

Carol Woods Grant, 58, Buford
Mrs. Carol Woods Grant, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 29, 2013. She was preceded in death by her father, Merle Woods; and sister, Tresea Woods. She is survived b ...
Tommy Yancy, 67, Buford
Mr. Tommy Yancy, age 67, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 29, 2013 He was preceded in death by his mother, Ada Yancy; brothers, Gerald Piper, James Piper and Kenneth Piper. ...

Hall

Eston D. Chapman, 78, Gainesville
Eston D. Chapman, age 78 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are sc ...
Ray Cline Gazaway, 82, Gainesville
Ray Cline Gazaway, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...

Other

Monika F. Lynch, 81, Athens
Monika F. Lynch, age 81, Athens, Georgia, passed away on July 29, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Lynch was born in Dresden, Germany on July 5, 1932, she was ...
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.