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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 1st, 2015

Forsyth

Vertie Lee Burruss, 93, Cumming
Vertie Lee Burruss, age 93, of Cumming, GA. passed away peacefully on November 1, 2015. Vertie loved her family, friends and her church family. She was a member of Bethel Baptist C ...

Gwinnett

Guy M. Jones, 68, Lawrenceville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Guy M. Jones, age 68, of Lawrenceville Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2015. Mr. Jones was born in Brooksville, Florid ...

Habersham

Myrtle Brookshire Nichols, 95, Clarkesville
Funeral services for Myrtle Brookshire Nichols, age 95, of Clarkesville, will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 2:00 pm from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Kenneth ...

Hall

Jane Ann Parry-Billings Valentine, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Northeast GA Medical Center. A memorial service will be announced at a ...
Patricia Bennett Garrett, 66, Gainesville
Patricia Bennett Garrett, age 66, of Gainesville, GA. passed away peacefully Sunday, November 1, 2015. A native of Forsyth County Georgia, Patricia was a loving wife, mother and gr ...
Judy Turner Harrison, 81, Gainesville
Judy Turner Harrison, age 81, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on November 1, 2015. She was born November 7, 1933 to the late Renus and Vancy Turner. She was a graduate of Clerm ...
Mae Eloise Jordan, 82, Gainesville
  Mrs. Mae Eloise Jordan, age 82 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  &n ...

Other

Gregory Joe Crump, 55, Watkinsville
Gregory Joe Crump, age 55 of Watkinsville, GA passed away Sunday November 01, 2015. Mr. Crump was the son of the late Jack and Rhoda Parr Crump. He was a self employed welder. ...
Dallis Ann Moore, 66, Hull
Dallis Ann Moore 66, of Hull passed away Sunday Nov. 1, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness.    Mrs. Moore was born on Oct. 22, 1949 in Hull, Georgi ...
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