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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 17th, 2015

Banks

Mrs. Patricia Mary Galloway, age 83 of Homer died Saturday, October 17, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. Galloway was born in Marenisco, MI to the late, Edward and Evelyn Lund Lil ...

Habersham

Linda Ferguson Amos, 73, Cornelia
Linda Ferguson Amos, age 73, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Habersham Home West following an extended illness. Mrs. Amos was born on March 4, ...
Joe Clarence Gomez, 95, Clarkesville
Joe Clarence Gomez, age 95, Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at a local area hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Gomez was born in Iowa o ...

Hall

Michael Anthony Browning, 45, Gainesville
Michael Anthony Browning, 45, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Landmark Hospital in Athens.          &nbs ...
Mary Pauline “Polly” Newton Hester, 86, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2015, at Oxton Place.         &nb ...
Matt Martin, 29, Gainesville
  Mr. Matt Martin, age 29, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Virginia.   Memorial Services will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Octobe ...
Jennifer Nish, age 54, flew into our Lord and Savior’s arms on Saturday October 17th 2015.  The only people she loved more were her daughters Joy and Jordyn. Memorial ...
Phat Tran, 79, Gainesville
Phat Tran, 79, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, September 17, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.            &n ...

Jackson

Brandon Lamar Lay, 34, Hoschton
Brandon Lamar Lay, age 34, of Hoschton passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015.  No services will be held at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30 ...

Lumpkin

Brenda Lavader Sutton, 67, Dahlonega
Brenda Lavader Sutton, 67, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents, J.B. and Voncile Manus; brothers, Jerry and Wesley Manu ...

Other

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Emmett Louis “Pete” Rohme, age 74 of Athens, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, October 17, 2015.  Mr. Rohme was ...
Tom Seeley, 77, Carnesville
Mr. Tom Seeley age 77 of Carnesville died Saturday, October 17, 2015 at his residence.  Mr. Seeley was born in Jefferson to the late, Tom Seeley and Hattie Long Seeley Bennett ...

Stephens

Jerry Lewis Brock, 74, Martin
Mr. Jerry Lewis Brock, age 74, of Gumlog Road, Martin, Georgia, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015 at his home.    A son of the late Boyd Lewis and Vera Watson ...
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69