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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jul 9th, 2015

Forsyth

Grace Carrie Samples, 88, Cumming
Grace Carrie Samples, age 88 of Cumming, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 9, 2015. Grace was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husba ...

Gwinnett

Madge Ashworth Gailey, 78, Buford
Madge Ashworth Gailey, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Tommy Gailey; parents, J.C. and Vivian Dav ...

Hall

James Mark DeLong, Sr., 94, Gainesville
  James Mark DeLong, Sr., 94, of Gainesville passed away peacefully at the home of Greg and Catherine on July 9, 2015. He was born in Gainesville, Ga. on August 6, 192 ...
Perry Williams, 91, Gainesville
Perry Williams age 91 of Gainesville, GA passed away on July 9, 2015.  He is preceded in death by his son Dennis Williams.  He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Nan ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Newt David “Roach” Ledford, Jr., age 63 of Talmo, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, July 9, 2015.  Mr. Ledford ...

Rabun

Ethel Irene Coleman Hopper, 86, of Clayton, GA went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 9, 2015.   She was born in Rabun County and was the daughter of Frank Pinion ...
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.