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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 6th, 2015

Forsyth

David Brian Sigarto, 55, Cumming
David Brian Sigarto, age 55, of Cumming passed away Monday, April 6, 2015.  Dave was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy ...

Gwinnett

Eula Jean Samples Shadburn, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy L. Shadburn; sons, Gene Shadburn and Robert S ...
Theo Holcomb Smith, 69, Buford
Mrs. Theo Holcomb Smith, age 69, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-four years, Richard B. Smith, a retired firem ...

Habersham

  Memorial services for Wiley Jackson “WJ” Garrett, age 81 of Demorest, Georgia will be held on Friday, April 10, 2015 at 8:00 PM from the Hillside Memorial C ...
Melissa Ann Parker Mims, 45, Cornelia
Melissa Ann Parker Mims, age 45, of Cornelia, passed away Monday, April 6, 2015. Born on January 12, 1970, in Toccoa, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Sammy Lindsey and J ...

Hall

Mary Lee Buffington, 91, Murrayville
Mary Lee Savage Buffington, 91, of Gillsville passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.          & ...
Sandra Sue Floyd Cape, 74, Flowery Branch
Sandra Sue Floyd Cape, 74, of Flowery Branch passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &nbs ...
Ruth Ellen Morrow, 52, Gainesville
  Mrs. Ruth Ellen Morrow, age 52, of Gainesville passed away Monday, April 6, 2015. Memorial Services will be 4:00 p.m., Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Chicopee Baptist Chu ...
Eloise Butler Wright, 66, Gainesville
Ms. Eloise Butler passed away on Monday. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday at St. John Baptist Church at 11am. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funer ...

Jackson

Baby Alayah McDufffie  passed away on Monday April 6th, 2015. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home.
            Stonewall Jackson Shirley, Jr, DVM, age 84, of Commerce, GA died Monday, April 6, 2015 at Northridge Medical C ...

Lumpkin

Maxie Nell Poore Keith, 88, Dahlonega
Maxie Nell Poore Keith age 88 of Dahlonega, passed away on April 6, 2015.  Mrs. Keith was a native of Lumpkin County and a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.  Sh ...

White

Brian Keith Rich, 39, Acworth, formerly of Cleveland
Brian Keith Rich, age 39 of Acworth, formerly of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, April 5, 2015 at Kennestone Hospital. Mr. Rich was born on February 21, 1976, in Gainesville ...
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.
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.