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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 25th, 2015

Barrow

Mazie Lee Austin, 95, Winder
  Mrs. Mazie Lee Austin, age 95, of Winder, Georgia passed away September 25, 2015. A seamstress with Barrow Manufacturing, Mrs. Austin resided in Barrow County most of h ...

Dawson

  Doris Frances Harris Bardwell, 91, of Dawsonville, GA passed away September 27, 2015. Born in Atlanta, GA she is the daughter of the late Clyde and Alice Harris. She is p ...

Forsyth

John Edgar Haygood, 49, Cumming
  John Edgar Haygood, 49, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on September 25, 2015.   He is preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Rosalyn Haygood.   ...
Kathleen Ann Snavely, 75, Cumming
  Kathleen Ann Snavely, 75, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Saturday September 26, 2015 at her home after a four-month battle with uterine cancer.  At her death sh ...

Gwinnett

Gladys Duda Guarino, 94, Dacula
Mrs. Gladys Duda Guarino, age 94, of Dacula passed away Friday, September 25, 2015 at Hope Assisted Living, surrounded by family.   Funeral Services will be 4:00 p.m., M ...

Habersham

Evelyn Gibbs Dalton, age 88, of Alto, GA passed away Friday, September 25, 2015. Mrs. Dalton was born May 29, 1927 in Cornelia, GA to the late Hugh H. and Maggie Berrong Gibbs ...
Floyce Wright Mallory, 86, Cornelia
Floyce Wright Mallory, age 86, of Cornelia, passed away Friday, September 25, 2015 following an extended illness.  At her transition to the Other World, she was surrounded by ...
Archer Dickerson Smith III, 74, Clarkesville
Archer Dickerson Smith, III, 74, of Atlanta and Clarkesville, Georgia, died early Friday, September 25, 2015. His death occurred as the result of a single vehicle accident while on ...

Hall

Montez Beacham Griffin, 57, Flowery Branch
Montez Beacham Griffin, age 57, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, J. C. and Mary Bell Beacham and brothe ...
Dorothy Standridge Dorsey, 94, Gainesville
Dedicated Wife, Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great and Great-Great Grandmother Dorothy "Dott" Standridge Dorsey, age 94, of Gainesville passed into God's hands on Sept ...
Tom Hinton, 71, Flowery Branch
Mr. Tom Hinton, age 71, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015. He is survived by his wife of five years, Sheri Hinton, Flowery Branch, GA; son and daughte ...
James Harrison Nease, 81, Gainesville
James Harrison Nease, born in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, on July 30, 1924, died at home on September 25, 2015, in Gainesville, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his wife of 6 ...
James Pittman, 73, Gainesville
Funeral services for, James  Pittman age 73 of Gainesville, Ga. will be held Sunday September  27,2015 at 2:00 pm in Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be he ...

Jackson

Janet Shook Hill, 60, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janet Shook Hill, age 60, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, September 28, 2015. Mrs. Hill was born in Richland, Virginia, a da ...
Marshall Andrew Lester, 58, Nicholson
Mr. Marshall Andrew Lester, age 58, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, September 27, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mr. Lester was born in Charleston, WV to Hazel Pittman Lest ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
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.