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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 22nd, 2015

Banks

Andrew Scott O'Kelley, 37, Maysville
Mr. Andrew Scott O'Kelley age 37 of Maysville passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015 at the Athens Regional Medical Center. Mr. O'Kelley was born in Commerce on July 22, 19 ...

Forsyth

Carl Leon Monroe, 78, Cumming
Carl Leon Monroe, age 78, of Forsyth County, GA, passed away peacefully at home on July 22, 2015. He was well known in the sports field in Forsyth County but the only thing he love ...

Gwinnett

William Craig “CJ” Ford, 29, Harrisburg, PA formerly of Atlanta
William Craig “CJ” Ford, age 29 of Harrisburg, PA and formerly of Atlanta, GA died suddenly on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 1 ...
Allison Paige Davis Harrison, age 38 of Dacula, GA died Wednesday, July 22, 2015 following an extended illness. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM at ...
Rebecca Jo “Beckie” Manning, 37, of Suwanee passed away July 22, 2015. Born August 31, 1977, she was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County.  Beckie was very dev ...
 Jacob Jerry Dean Smith, 9, of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015.  Jacob was born June 21, 2006 and was a  resident of Forsyth County his ...
Jared Will Smith, 8, Suwanee
Jared Will Smith,8 of Suwanee passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Jared, born July 16, 2007 was a residents of Forsyth County where he lived all his life. He&nbs ...

Habersham

Mary Jo Sawyer Hall, 69, Baldwin
Mary Jo Sawyer Hall, age 69, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 following complications from surgery.   Mrs. Hall was born on Septem ...

Hall

Annie Bell Darrisaw, 87, Gainesville
Annie Bell Darrisaw age 87 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Professional services entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Hubert Ray McBroom, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Hubert Ray McBroom, age 76, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015. He was born in Phoenix, MS and retired as a truck driver. He was the son of the late ...
Annie Nell Darrisaw, 87, Gainesville
Annie Nell Darrisaw age 87 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Wednesday July 22, 2015. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 28,2015 at New Salem Baptist Church in Jefferso ...
Jacqueline Brooks Shirley, 81, Gainesville
  Mrs. Jacqueline Brooks Shirley, age 81, of Shirley Road, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at her residence.      & ...
Annette Elaine Stansbury, 56, of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Born in South Bend, IN. on March 8, 1959, she was the daughter of Julian Moody and Eileen Lemle ...

Stephens

Linda Gail Mize Burden, 67, Eastanollee
Mrs. Linda Gail Mize Burden, age 67 of 1904 N. Broad River Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the Young At Heart Personal Care Home, Carnesville, Ge ...
Jimmy Lee Geeter, 57, Martin
Mr. Jimmy Lee Geeter, age 57 of 2283B Gumlog Road, Martin, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at his residence.   A son of the late Thomas and Mary Powell Geet ...
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