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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 5th, 2015

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   James Edward “Ed” Cates of Auburn, Georgia, loving Son, Brother, Nephew, Cousin and Friend was born July 11, 1958 in Moultrie, Georgia and entered into God ...

Dawson

Henry Willis Byrd, 91, Dawsonville
Henry Willis Byrd, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born June 10, 1924 in Dawson ...

Forsyth

  Christopher Wayne Renfrow, age 30, of Cumming passed away Monday, October 5, 2015. Chris was a native of Bloomington, IL and spent most of his life in Winter Haven Florid ...

Habersham

Annette Roberts Carey,, 68, Cornelia
Annette Roberts Carey, age 68, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on October 5, 2015  . Mrs. Carey was born on December 8, 1947, in Tallahassee, Florida to the late Kenneth ...

Hall

Bobbie Jean Gilmer, 83, Murrayville
Mrs. Bobbie Jean Gilmer, age 83, of Murrayville passed away Monday, October 05, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center following a period of declining health. A native of Douglas ...
Ralph T. McCrary, 74, Gainesville
            Mr. Ralph Thompson McCrary, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015 in Panama City, Florida ...
Patricia Woodall Shelton, 70, Gainesville
Ms. Patricia Woodall Shelton, age 70, of Gainesville passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Thursday ...
James E Summerour, 79, Gainesville
James E Summerour, age 79 of Gainesville, Ga passed away October, 5 2015. Funeral Services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 

Jackson

Joyce Nell Kent, 77, Jefferson
Ms. Joyce Nell Kent, age 77, of Jefferson, GA died Monday, October 5, 2015 at her residence.  Ms. Kent was born in Commerce to the late Andrew and Annie Bell Archer Jackson.&n ...
Carole Ann Fleck Miavitz, 71, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Carole Ann Fleck Miavitz, age 71, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, October 5, 2015. Mrs. Miavitz was born in Cleveland, Ohio, ...

Lumpkin

Leeman Lee Davenport, 89, Dahlonega
Leeman Lee Davenport, age 89, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at Gold City Convalescent Center in Dahlonega following a period of declining health. Leeman w ...

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Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Howard William Carrera, age 75 of Sautee. Mr. Carrera passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015. Memorial services are sche ...
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.