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Local Obits for Tue. Apr 28th, 2015


John William Mitchell, 73, Suwanee
John William Mitchell 73, of Suwanee, Ga died April 28th, 2015. Visitation will be held on Sunday May 3rd, 2015 at McDonald and Son Funeral Home from 1-5pm. Funeral services wil ...
Christopher Scott Tucker, 29, Lawrenceville
Christopher Scott Tucker, age 29, of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015.  Chris had a passion for motorcycles and fast cars.  He was a loving father   ...


Ralph Harrison Cronic, 86, Flowery Branch
Ralph Harrison Cronic, age 86 of Flowery Branch, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.     &nbs ...
Charles Massey, 48, Gainesville
Charles Benson Massey, Jr. of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Haven Hospice in Lake City Florida following an extended illness.  Funeral Services will be ...
Charles J. Monkus, 85, Gainesville
Charles Monkus, 85, of Nicholls formerly of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Born on October 7, 1929, he was the son of the late Charlie and Lelia Buchanan Monku ...
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Marilyn Patricia Wallace Norton, age 66 of Clermont. Mrs. Norton passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Graveside serv ...
Henry Sherman Pinyan, Jr., 93, Gainesville
Henry Sherman Pinyan, Jr., 93, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.Born in Canton, Ga on May 24, 1921, he was the son of the late Henry Sherman Pinyan, Sr. and Sa ...
James Jerrold Swafford, 67, Murrayville
James Jerrold Swafford, age 67, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence.   Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday May ...


Peggy Sue Samples, 67, Hoschton
Peggy Sue Samples, age 67, of Hoschton passed away Tuesday,April 28, 2015.  Mrs. Samples was employed with the Gwinnett County Water Resources Department for 31 years.  S ...


Mrs. Sharon Elaine Duyck Palmer, age 58, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Tuesday April 28, 2015 at her home with her loving family at her bedside. Sharon was a North Carolina nativ ...


Edna Mae Pruitt, 88, Cleveland
Ms. Edna Mae Pruitt, age 88 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Ms. Pruitt was born on November 13, 1926 to the late Frank and Willie Greene Sanders.  She ...
Keith Henry, 61, Sautee Nacoochee
Keith Henry, age 61 of Sautee, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Henry was born on December 11, 1953, in Dumas, Texas to the late William Earl and Rub ...
John (Jack) Johnston, 82, Sautee Nacoochee
John (Jack) Johnston, age 82 of Sautee Nacoochee, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at his residence. Jack Johnston was born in Belfast, Ireland, on April 11, 1933.  T ...
Thelma Frances Abernathy Palmer, age 96 of Cleveland, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Palmer was born on May 2, 1918, in J ...
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.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.