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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Aug 26th, 2014

Forsyth

Austin Michael Kahler, 21, Cumming
ustin Michael Kahler, 21, passed away in Cumming, GA on August 26, 2014. Born on December 9, 1992 in Dallas, Texas, Austin was dearly loved by his family and friends. Austin was a ...
Randle Gaddis, 65, Cumming
Randle Gaddis, age 65 of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Ruth Gaddis and h ...

Habersham

Weaver O. Byrd, 92, Demorest
Weaver O. Byrd, age 92, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his residence.Mr. Byrd was born on April 2, 1922 in Franklin, North Carolina; son of the lat ...

Hall

Krista Lynn (Wade) Higgins, 51, Gainesville
Ms. Krista Lynn (Wade) Higgins, age 51, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Agape Hospice House in Winder, Georgia following a courageous battle with c ...
Virginia Barnes Wilson, 81, Clermont
Mrs. Virginia Barnes Wilson, age 81 of Clermont, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness. A celebration of her ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Georgia Arelene Nichols, age 68, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014.She was born in Webster, Massachusetts, a daugh ...

Lumpkin

Michael D. Daniels, 54, Dahlonega
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Michael Duane Daniels, age 54 of Dahlonega. Mr. Daniels passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 . Funeral services are ...

Other

"Bob" Jordan, 90, Atlanta
After a long illness "Bob" Jordan passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his home in Lenbrook. He was born on October 12, 1923 in Detroit, Mic ...

White

William Major (Pop) Payne, 91, Cleveland
Mr. William Major (Pop) Payne, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Payne was born on September 26, 1922 in Union County to the late To ...
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.