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

Gwinnett

Gilbert Lee Smith Jr., 88, Buford
Gilbert Lee Smith Jr., age 88 of Buford, GA, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 after an extended illness. Mr. Smith has been cremated and there are no formal services planned at this ...

Habersham

Douglas C. Davidson, 90, Turnerville
Douglas Carter Davidson, age 90, of Turnerville, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014.Born on May 7, 1923 in Turnerville, Georgia, he was a son of the late Dolph Columbus Davidson ...

Hall

Edna Ruth Parrott Talton, 94, Gainesville
Edna Ruth Parrott Talton, age 94 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at New Horizon's Limestone Nursing Home following an extended illness. Fun ...
Lou Ella Wood, 95, Gainesville
Lou Ella Wood, age 95, of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral se ...
Richard Worthy Tidwell, 74, Murrayville
Richard Worthy Tidwell, age 74 of Murrayville, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Fune ...

Lumpkin

Charlie L. Grizzle, 83, Dahlonega
Charlie L. Grizzle, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a period of declining health.C ...

Other

Shirley Ann Boswell Lord, 71, of Hull passed away March 26, 2014. Ms. Shirley was a native of Jackson County. She was the daughter of the late Clyde and Florence Boswell. She was m ...

White

Peggy Ann Abernathy, 48, Helen
Mrs. Peggy Ann Abernathy, age 48 of Helen passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2014. She was born in Habersham County to Vernon and Helen Lovell Farmer on December 10, 1965. Mrs. Abernat ...
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.