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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 18th, 2015

Forsyth

Carl Homer Jones, 61, Cumming
  Carl Homer Jones, age 61, of Cumming passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015.  Mr. Jones was a 1972 graduate of Forsyth County High School and was retired from the Stat ...

Gwinnett

Annabelle Maxwell Parsons, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015. She was preceded in death by her son, Terry Parsons; and grandson, Matthew Allen Parsons. ...

Habersham

Edna Keller Simmons, 75, Mt. Airy
Edna Keller Simmons, age 75 of Mt. Airy, Georgia passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015.   Born in Habersham County, Georgia on July 15, 1939, she was the daughter of the l ...

Hall

Lucille Hitchcock Stroberg, 97, Gainesville
    Mrs. Lucille “Bigga” Hitchcock Stroberg, age 97, widow of Emory Gustavus Stroberg, died in Gainesville, Georgia on the 18th of April 2015.   ...

Jackson

Ronald Edward Hudson, 71, Nicholson
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, announces services for Ronald Edward Hudson, age 71, of Nicholson who passed away on Saturday April 18th, 2015. He was the son of the late Joseph Henry ...

Lumpkin

Shirley Mae Cole, 77, Dahlonega
Shirley Mae Cole, age 77, of Dahlonega, GA died Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Chestatee Regional Hospital in Dahlonega, GA. Mrs. Cole was an Ohio native who had lived in Dahlonega ...
Barbara Lisa Reinshagen, 57, Dahlonega
Barbara Lisa Reinshagen, known to her loved ones as Lisa, passed peacefully on the morning of April 18, 2015.  She is survived by her parents Roy and Louise Ledford of Clevela ...
Barbara Lisa Ledford Reinshagen, age 57, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday April 18, 2015.  A Celebration of life will be held at 11 am Tuesday April 21, 2015 at the Chapel ...

Other

Allen W. Adams, 87, Sky Valley
Allen W. Adams (A.W.) age 87 Formerly of Sky Valley, passed away April 18, 2015. A.W. was born in Dublin, GA. He was the son of the late Wyriott and Kathleen Adams.   ...

White

Larry Randoll Bailey, 76, Cleveland
Larry Randoll Bailey, 76, of Cleveland, Georgia, and formerly of Buford and Sugar Hill, Georgia, passed away suddenly in an accident during the afternoon of April 18, 2015. Larr ...
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.