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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Nov 26th, 2014

Dawson

George Stevenson, 79, Dawsonville
George Stevenson, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday November 25, 2014 at Grady Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.Born March 3, 1935 to the late Dutch and Alice Steve ...
Terry Ruth Adams, 67, Dawsonville
Terry Ruth Adams, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Embracing Hospice.Born January 15, 1947 in Murphy, North Carolina, she had lived in Dawson County fo ...

Forsyth

Peggy Weldy, 82, Cumming
Peggy Weldy, age 82, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, November 26th, 2014. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Peggy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was ...

Gwinnett

Harvey was born on July 10, 1921 at Fort Benning, a U.S. Army base located in Muscogee and Chattahoochee counties near Columbus, Georgia. His father was in the military at that ti ...

Habersham

Frank E. Swaim, 86, Cornelia
Frank E. Swaim, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.Mr. Swaim was born on August 5, 1928 in Hayesville, North Carolina to the late Benjamin an ...

Hall

Alice Mae (Osborne) Bell, 98, Gainesville
Mrs. Alice Mae (Osborne) Bell, age 98, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the home of her youngest son and daughter-in-law in Gainesvil ...
Suellen (Sue) Corn Bailes, 71, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Suellen "Sue" Corn Bailes age 71 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral s ...

Other

John Ben Cartee, Jr., 83, Colbert
John Ben Cartee, Jr., 83, of 4109 Hwy. 29 S., Colbert, GA passed away Wed., Nov. 26, 2014.A native of Orlando, Fla., Mr. Cartee was the son of the late John Ben, Sr. and Lucretia D ...
Nancy Ann Shoemake, 55, Cartersville
Nancy Ann Shoemake, age 55, of Cartersville passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfunera ...
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.