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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 6th, 2014

Forsyth

David Wright Simmons, 72, Cumming
David Wright Simmons, 72, of Cumming, GA passed away on October 6, 2014. Born in Elyria, OH he was the son of the late Cecil and Geraldine Simmons.Memorial services and inurnment w ...
Rosalyn Westbrook Haygood, 76, of Cumming, passed away Monday, October 6th, 2014. She was a member of First Baptist Church Cumming. She retired from the Cumming Police Department i ...

Gwinnett

Mr. Donald H. "Don" Shomake, age 77, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, October 6, 2014. If you had met Don, you liked him and if you knew him for any time at all, you ...

Hall

Jimmy Lee Savage, 62, Lula
Funeral services are scheduled for, Jimmy Lee Savage age 62 of Lula, Ga. Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday October 9, 2014 in Strickland Funeral Home chapel.Interment will be ...
Nancy Mae (Sullens) Barlow, 83, Gainesville
Ms. Nancy Mae (Sullens) Barlow, age 83, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at New Horizon's Lanier Park. Funeral services are scheduled f ...

Jackson

Shirley Rose Forrester, 77, Commerce
Mrs. Shirley Rose Forrester, age 77 of Commerce died Monday, October 06, 2014 at Northridge Medical Center. Mrs. Forrester was born in Covington to the late, Doyle Claymus and J ...

Other

Clark Benny, 60, Danielsville
Mr. Clark Benny, age 60, of Danielsville, Georgia passed away 10/06/2014. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly and White Funeral Home.

Stephens

Casey Neal Smith, 31, Toccoa
Mr. Casey Neal Smith, age 31 of 40 Mae Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.A son of Randy and Teresa Standr ...
Harold Chaffin Segars, 86, Toccoa
Mr. Harold Chaffin Segars, age 86 of 4381 Nub Garland Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at Willow Gardens in Toccoa.A son of the late Oscar and Evie Miller ...
Rebecca Walker Damron, 96, Toccoa
Mrs. Rebecca Walker Damron, age 96 of 48 Oakvale Place, Toccoa Falls, Georgia passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A daughter of the late Roy E. and Cora B ...

White

Jessica Smith, 41, Sautee Nacoochee
Jessica R. Smith, age 41 of Sautee passed away on October 6, 2014 following a car accident in Opelika, Alabama. Mrs. Smith was born on January 22, 1973 in New Mexico the daughter o ...
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.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.