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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 31st, 2015

Dawson

Mary Valentine “Val” Dodson, 72, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday October 31, 2015 at Embracing Hospice following a period of declining health. Born February 19, ...
Dexter Dean McBrayer, 31, Dawsonville
Dexter Dean McBrayer, age 31, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015.  Dexter was a wonderful father who adored his wife and children.  He loved candy, esp ...

Forsyth

Ernest Jacob “Ernie” Born, 75, of Cumming, GA died on October 31, 2015.  Born in Atlanta, GA he was the son of the late James and Helen Born.   Ernie se ...

Gwinnett

Frances Lancaster Johnson, 83, Sugar Hill
  Mrs. Frances Lancaster Johnson, age, 83, of Sugar Hill, GA; passed away on Saturday October, 31, 2015 Mrs. Johnson is preceded in death by her first Husband Joseph lexis ...

Habersham

Janie Allen, 83, Demorest
Mrs. Janie Allen, age 83, of Demorest passed away on Saturday, October 31, at her home following a brief illness.   Born in Habersham County, on February 27, 1932, she was ...
Ann “Josie” Strange Caudell, age 83 of Baldwin, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015. Born in Banks County on February 3, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Har ...
Mary Louise Tatum Fain, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Mary Louise Tatum Fain of Clarkesville will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 4:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel. The family will receive friends ...
Rowella Allen Meaders, 86, Cornelia
Rowena Allen Meaders age 86, of Cornelia passed away Saturday October 31, 2015.  Mrs. Meaders was born in White County the daughter of the late Eugene and Ruby Pepper Allen ...
Dewey H. Tench, 88, Cornelia
Dewey H. Tench, age 88, of Cornelia, GA passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2015. Mr. Tench was born in Cornelia, GA on December 2, 1926 to the late Hezekiah and Viola Ivie Ten ...
  Jennifer Denise Manus Wade, age 45 of Cornelia, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015. Born in Clarke County on March 23, 1970, she was a daughter of Brenda Elaine Wa ...

Hall

Frances Whitmire Little, 90, Gainesville
Frances Whitmire Little,  of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away at home on Saturday October 31,  at the age of 90. After living a very healthy life for 73 years, she strug ...
Michael Cameron Morters, 68, Gainesville
Michael Cameron Morters, age 68, of Gainesville, Georgia, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Friendship Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility in Cleveland, Georgi ...

Lumpkin

Michael B. Temple, Sr., 57, Dahlonega
Mr. Michael B. Temple Sr., age 57, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015 at his home following a sudden illness.   Michael was born October 19, 1958 i ...

Other

Joseph John Heilig, 58, Jasper
  Mr. Joseph John Heilig, age 58, of Jasper passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015 due to injuries from an automobile accident.   Services will be 11:00 a.m., Fr ...

White

Jimmy Ray Blalock, 70, Sautee Nacoochee
Jimmy Ray Blalock age 70, of Sautee Nacoochee passed away Saturday October 31, 2015.  Mr. Blalock was born in White County the son of the late J.W. and Willie Mae Turner Bl ...
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.