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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 23rd, 2015

Habersham

LaRay Arbogast, 82, Cornelia
LaRay Arbogast, age 82, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Ms. Arbogast was born on August 24, 1932 in Northumerland, PA. to the late Truman E. and Jaff ...

Hall

Kenneth Ray Benfield, 62, Clermont
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Kenneth Ray Benfield, age 62 of Clermont. Mr. Benfield passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015. He was born Habersham Coun ...
Frank Louis Hynes, 68, Gainesville
Mr. Frank Louis Hynes, age 68, of Gainesville, Georgia, formerly of Atlanta Georgia, passed away Tuesday June 23, 2015 following a valiant battle with Acute Myloid Leukemia (AML) ...
Jesse Doyle Ragan, 95, Gainesville
Dahlonega Funeral Home announces the death of Jesse Doyle Ragan 95 of Gainesville, GA.  Mr. Ragan passed away on June 23, 2015 following an extended illness.  J.D. was a ...
Lee Clara Gunter Smith, 80, Flowery Branch
                Lee Clara Gunter Smith, 80, of Flowery Branch passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June ...

Jackson

Geneva McElroy, 83, Commerce
            Mrs. Geneva McElroy, age 83, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at her residence.  Mrs. McElroy was ...

Other

Anne Hurst Bellamy, 82, Roswell
              Mrs. Anne Hurst Bellamy, age 82 of Roswell, GA died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at Brookdale Big Creek Assis ...
Eileen Agnes (Heinold) Eurek, a former resident of Big Canoe, Georgia, passed away at age 80 on June 23, 2015.  Eileen was born in East Keansburg, New Jersey on March 15, 1935 ...

Stephens

Kenneth Marvin Scott, 63, Toccoa
Mr. Kenneth Marvin Scott, age 63 of 320 Highview Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at his residence. A son of Hazel Jenkins Scott and the late Marvin D. S ...

White

Dustus William Gowan, Jr, 75, Cleveland
Dustus William Gowan, Jr., 75, of Cleveland passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at his residence following a tractor accident.          ...
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.