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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 22nd, 2015

Banks

Debbie Lynn Blalock, 43, Homer
Debbie Lynn Blalock, age 43 of Homer, GA passed away Sunday November 22, 2015.   Mrs. Blalock was the daughter of William Arnold and Johnnie M. Robertson Chesser. She wa ...
Genavee Westmoreland Wilde, age 79 of Lula, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015. Born in Banks County on December 22, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Boyd and Sere ...

Dawson

Floyd Waters, 68, Dawsonville
Floyd Waters, 68, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday November 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born September 16, 1947 in Gilm ...

Forsyth

Rev. Robert "Bob" Fields, age 83, of Forsyth County, passed away on November 22, 2015.  Bob was of the Baptist faith and pastored several churches in the area for 42 ...

Habersham

Bobbie Lee Franklin Burns, age 38 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born in Habersham County on April 26, ...

Hall

Collis Joseph (Sonny) Copous, Jr., age 82 of Flowery Branch, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015 at his residence.            ...

Jackson

Imogene McBrayer Kelly died peacefully at Halcyon Hospice, Atlanta, Georgia on November 22, 2015 from complications resulting from a brain bleed.  She was 91 years old.  ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Richard Ray “Ricky” Prince, age 44, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.   Ric ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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