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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 20th, 2014

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Douglas Dewey Harris, 79, Winder
Douglas Dewey Harris, age 79, of Winder, GA passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Sonya Turner, Bethlehem, GA; two grandchildren, Abigail Tur ...

Dawson

James R. 'J. R.' Wright, 84, Dawsonville
James R. "J. R." Wright, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 20, 2014.Born July 3, 1929 in Atlanta, GA to the late William E. and Ruby Wright, he had lived i ...

Gwinnett

Hart B. Noll, 78, Sugar Hill
Hart B. Noll, age 78, of Sugar Hill, GA died on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, GA. He was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Ellwood Noll. He is sur ...

Habersham

Thelma Fry Nix, 90, Cornelia
THELMA FRY NIX, age 90 of Cornelia, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Habersham Home East. Born in the Macedonia Community of Habersham County, Georgia on August 5, 1923, ...

Hall

Elizabeth Nyoka Maness, 71, Gainesville
Elizabeth Nyoka Maness, 71, of Gainesville passed away Thursday February 20, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Saturday ...
Jarvis Dirk Summerour, 55, Gainesville
Jarvis Dirk Summerour, age 55, of Gainesville, Ga. passed away February, 20, 2014. Funeral Services are Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul UMC, Summit St. SE. Professional services e ...
Max O'Neil Watson, Sr, 85, Gainesville
Max O'Neil Watson, Sr. of Gainesville, Georgia, age 85, died peacefully in his sleep February 20, 2014 after a brief illness. Born May 26, 1928 in Sharpsburg, Georgia to Frank ...

Jackson

Dorothy Mae Sampson, 75, Maysville
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Dorothy Mae Sampson, age 75, of Maysville who passed away on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 at the Oaks of Limestone in Gainesvil ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Thomas Hartwell Blackstock, age 79, of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest, Thursday, February 20, 2014. Mr. Blackstock was born ...
Zadie Adams, 80, Commerce
Zadie AdamsFebruary 23rd, 1933 - February 20th, 2014God opened up the gates of heaven for our dear mother, grandmother, and friend on February 20th, 2014. Zadie entered into life o ...

Lumpkin

Evelyne Kaufman Jones, 88, Dahlonega
Evelyne Kaufman Jones, 88, a long-time resident of Atlanta passed away in Dahlonega, GA on Thursday, February 20. Evelyne was born in Tallahassee, FL to Herbert and Emily Kaufman. ...

White

Betty Louise Savage, 82, Cleveland
Mrs. Betty Louise Savage, age 82 of Cleveland, GA passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014. Mrs. Savage was born in White County, to Albert T. and Ethel Vandiver Jarrard on January ...
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.