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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 7th, 2015

Barrow

Michael Allen Thompson, age 49, of Auburn passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015.  He loved woodworking, drawing, crocheting and small engine repair.  He loved all of his ...

Forsyth

Wilbur Stuart Hamrick, 78, Cumming
Wilbur Stuart Hamrick, age 78 of Cumming passed away November 7, 2015 after a long illness.   Arrangements will be announced at a later date.   Ingram Funeral ...

Habersham

Roger Anthony Allen, 56, Demorest
Roger Anthony Allen, age 56 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 08, 2015.   Born in Habersham County, Georgia on April 07, 1959, Roger was a son of Claude ...
Delphia Moses Laughridge, 90, Demorest
Delphia Moses Laughridge, age 90 of Demorest, and formerly of Morganton, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015. Born in Morganton, North Carolina on August 21, ...

Hall

Funeral Services will be held 2:00pm Monday November 9, 2015 in the Blackshear Place Baptist Church for Nellie Mae Loggins Sellers, 84, of Oakwood, Ga. Interment will be in ...

Jackson

 Rose Elizabeth Whitfield Leachman, age 96 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday November 07, 2015.    She was the daughter of the late Norman and Lelia Massey ...
Marvin Randall Whitlock, 67, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Marvin Randall Whitlock, age 67, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Mr. Whitlock was born in Jeffers ...

Lumpkin

Angel Lynn Grindle, 27, Dahlonega
Angel Lynn Grindle, age 27, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA   Angel was a native and lifelo ...

Other

Glenn Ray Turner, 58, Inman, SC
Mr. Glenn Ray Turner, age 58, of Inman, South Carolina passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015 after following a sudden illness.   Glenn was born June 15, 1957. He worked ...

Stephens

Marion Shumake Kent, 87, Toccoa
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Marion Shumake Kent, age 87 of Toccoa, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson and Macon, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 7, ...
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
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.