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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Dec 2nd, 2014

Forsyth

On the morning of December 2, 2014, Francesca passed away peacefully and gracefully at her home in Cumming, GA, into the loving arms of the Lord Jesus after a courageous 20-month b ...
Louise Lona Bennett, 85, Cumming
Louise Lona Bennett, 85, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Louise was a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Be ...

Gwinnett

Robert Carlton Priester, 67, Lawrenceville
Mr. Robert Carlton Priester, age 67, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at his residence with family by his side. Funeral viewing will ...
William F. (Bill) Sanders, 72, Sugar Hill
William F. "Bill" Sanders, age 72, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby and Miller Sanders; brother, ...

Habersham

Mary McDonald, 87, Clarkesville
Mary McDonald, age 87, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Habersham Home East following an extended illness.Mrs. McDonald was born in Clarkesvill ...

Hall

Betty Rachel (Casper) Crane,, 80, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Betty Rachel (Casper) Crane, age 80, of Flowery Branch, formerly of Gillsville, passed away Tuesday, December 2, 2014, at her residence with family, following a brief illness. ...
Dennis Wayne Dougherty Sr, 64, Gainesville
Dennis Wayne Dougherty Sr., 64, of Gainesville passed away on December 2, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be held at a later ...
Hoyt Thomas "H.T." Jackson, 68, passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at home with his family. Born in Hall County on June 14, 1946 he was the son of the late Hoyt and Mat ...
Joe Sims, 81, Gainesville
Joe Sims, 81, of Gainesville passed away on December 2, 2014 at New Horizons Lanier Park following an extended illness. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, ...
Mary Elizabeth Clark (DeVore), 58, of Murrayville, passed away at her home with family on December 2, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and Inez DeVore of Win ...
Richard Bullock, 79, Helen
Richard Bullock, age 79, of Helen, GA, formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Bullock; parents, Joe and Beatri ...
Tony "Melfry" James Smith, age 45 of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. ...

Jackson

Jasmin Joan Anderson Pixley,, 62, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jasmin Joan Anderson Pixley, 62, of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest on December 2, 2014.Mrs. Pixley was born in Saint Cath ...

White

Imogene Humphries, 78, Cleveland
Mrs. Imogene Humphries, age 78 of Dawsonville, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Mrs. Humphries was born on December 27, 1935, in Cleveland, GA, to the late Efford and Mart ...
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.