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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jun 6th, 2014

Dawson

Brenda Lee Callahan, 52, Dawsonville
Brenda Lee Callahan, age 52, of Dawsonville, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. She was a member of Spirit Baptist. Brenda is survived by her children, John McMillan, Cliff C ...

Forsyth

Jimmy Gene Kahler, 49, Cumming
Jimmy Gene Kahler, 49, passed away suddenly at home in Cumming, GA on June 6, 2014. Born on November 23, 1964 in Vallejo, California, Jim was dearly loved by all who knew him. He ...
William C. Bowman, 78, Cumming
William C. Bowman, 78, departed Friday, June 6, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife, Becky, two sons, two step-children, and 5 grandchildren. William Bowman was a successful ...
William Perry Fraser, 68, Cumming
William Perry Fraser, age 68, of Cumming, passed away on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Mr. Fraser is survived by his children, Rebecca Marie Fraser Hyndman of Canton, TX, William Austin ...

Habersham

Roy Edward Adams, 71, Demorest
Roy Edward Adams, age 71 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014 at Southern Regional Medical Center. Mr. Adams was born on May 9, 1943 to the late Oscar and Bertie Hunt A ...

Hall

Betty Lynn Wheeler, 60, Gainesville
Betty Lynn Wheeler, age 60, of Gainesville passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Arrangments by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-6 ...
Ella Mae Driskell, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Ella Mae Driskell age 97 of Gainesville, Died Friday June 6, 2014. She was the wife of the Late H. Clay Driskell who was a county commissioner for many years. Funeral service ...
Ella S. Driskell, 97, Gainesville
Ella S. Driskell, 97, of Gainesville died June 6, 2014.Little & Davenport Funeral Home 355 Dawsonville, Hwy. Gainesville is in charge of arrangements.
Leona Davis, 88, Flowery Branch
Leona Davis, age 88, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, June 6, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family will r ...
Paula Jo Strange, 54, Gainesville
Paula Jo Strange, age 54, passed away June 6, 2014. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held 2:00 pm Friday, June 13, 2014 at Memorial Park North Ri ...

Jackson

Henry Earl McLain, 71, Pendergrass
Mr. Henry Earl McLain, age 71, of Pendergrass, Georgia, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.A memorial service is scheduled for 3:00 pm Tuesday, Ju ...
Jerry Byrd Carroll, 58, Talmo
Jerry Byrd Carroll, 58, of Talmo passed away Friday June 6, 2014 at his residence following a sudden illness.Funeral services will be held Monday June 9, 2014 at 2pm from the chape ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Kareen Antonette Nee'Shakes Foster, age 39 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, June 6, 2014. Mrs. Foster was bo ...

Lumpkin

Teresa Holder Cantrell, 55, Dahlonega
Teresa Holder Cantrell, age 55, of Dahlonega formerly of Cumming, passed away on Friday. June 6, 2014. She was an honor graduate of North Georgia College. She is preceded in death ...

Other

Bruce Strange, 52, Kennesaw
Bruce Clark Strange, age 52, of Kennesaw, Georgia, passed away on Friday, June 6, 2014.Mr. Strange was born on March 14, 1962 in Habersham County, Georgia, son of Joyce Clark Stran ...

Stephens

Roy Alonzo Norton, 77, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Alonzo Norton, age 77 of 692 Davis Avenue, Toccoa, GA passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. A son of the late Jim and Sue Slaton Norton, h ...
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.