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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 21st, 2015

Forsyth

Charles Bernard Shellman, age 74, of Cumming passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015.   Chuck grew up in Rogers Heights, MD and married his childhood sweetheart, Joanne. He ...

Gwinnett

Doris Lucille Brown, 87, Buford
Doris Lucille Brown, 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Buford, GA on December 21st. She was born in Polk County, N. Carolina. She was preceded in death by her husband J.M. ...
Bertha Perkins Eubanks, age 95 of Buford, GA died Wednesday, January 6, 2016. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial ...
Viorica Gheorghe, 80, Lawrenceville
  Mrs. Viorica Gheorghe, age 80, of Lawrenceville passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Gwinnett Medical Center – Lawrenceville.   Graveside Services w ...
Carlos A. “Choche” Rest, age 72 of Hoschton, GA died Monday, December 21, 2015 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 3 ...

Hall

Billy M Cook, 80, Gainesville
Billy M Cook, age 80, of Gainesville, GA., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosetta; parents, Frank and Eunice Cook; and eight brothers a ...
Ronald Harris, 67, Gainesville
Mr. Ronald Harris age 67 of Gainesville passed away on Monday December 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   ...
Berkeley Davis Peet, 86, Gainesville
Berkeley Davis Peet, 86, of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.          &nb ...
Mary Lou Armour Simonds, 77, Braselton
Mary Lou Armour Simonds, 77, of Braselton passed away January 11, 2016 following an extended illness.   Born in Lula on November 22, 1938, she was the daughter of the l ...
Mamie Lee Lipscomb Studivant of Gillsville, GA passed away on December 21, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents Mary Randolph and William Lipscomb.  She leaves to ch ...
Alline Odom Tanner, 72, Gainesville
            Mrs. Alline Odom Tanner, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Med ...

Lumpkin

Tyler Ray Posten, 23, Dahlonega
Tyler Ray Posten, age 23, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015.   Tyler was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.   He was pre ...

Other

George Conrad Geisel, 63, Alpharetta
  George Conrad Geisel, age 63, of Alpharetta, GA. passed away December 21, 2015 after a brief illness. He is survived by his brother, Fred (Helen) Geisel of Cumming; niece ...
Dr. Surendra R. Rishi, 86, Atlanta
Dr. Surendra R. Rishi, 86, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family in Atlanta, GA on December 21, 2015. His si ...

Rabun

    Mr. Stephen Francis Walton, age 43 of 396 Cardinal Lane, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 at his residence.   A son of June Fran ...
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