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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 21st, 2014

Forsyth

Donna Lorraine Chappell, 86, of Cumming, GA died on May 21, 2014. Born in Atlanta, IL she was the daughter of the late Milton Clair and Mildred Gresham.Donna was a loving wife, mo ...

Gwinnett

Allen L. Kattmann, 71, Lilburn
Mr. Allen L. Kattmann, age 71, of Lilburn passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Embracing Hospice in Cumming, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. A native of Spar ...

Hall

Mrs. Hannah Eavleen Watkins Strickand, age 97 of New Holland, passed away peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 after a long illness.Funeral services are scheduled ...
Mary Elizabeth Smartt, 88, Chestnut Mountain
Mrs. Mary Van Voorhis Smartt, 88, of Chestnut Mountain, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at home, surrounded by her loving and grateful family. Born on a farm in ...
Peggy Bernice Snow Robinson, 87, Gainesville
Peggy Bernice Snow Robinson of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 21st, at Morningside Assisted Living Facility. Peggy was brought into this world on May 27, 1926; ...
Rose Marie Kirby, 75, Gainesville
Mrs. Rose Marie Kirby, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.Funeral services are scheduled f ...

Lumpkin

Dewey Rider, 90, Dahlonega
Mr. Dewey Rider, age 90, of Dahlonega, GA died Wednesday, May 21, 2014.Dewey Rider was a local business man, a devoted husband, a loving father. Dewey started a milk business back ...

Other

Deputy Steven LaCruz Thomas, 26, of Canon, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the Ty Cobb Regional Medical Center in Lavonia, GA.Deputy Thomas was born on November 09, 1 ...
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.
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.