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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 21st, 2016

Dawson

Cody Shane Hester, 28, Dawsonville
Cody Shane Hester, age 28 of Dawsonville, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2016 at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Cody was born on August 27, 1987 to Donald and Dor ...

Gwinnett

William Gerald Eidson, 74, Hoschton
William Gerald Eidson, age 74 of Hoschton, GA died Thursday, January 21, 2016. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the Eidson Family Cemetery i ...

Habersham

Sara Baxter Hardman, 46, Demorest
  Sara Baxter Hardman, age 46, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016. Mrs. Hardman was born in Demorest, GA on December 24, 1969, to the l ...
Judy Wilson Smith, 63, Lula
Judy Wilson Smith, age 63, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016. Mrs. Smith was born on September 12, 1952 in Habersham County, Georgia.  She was pre ...

Hall

Jerry Lee Frick, 46, Flowery Branch
Our family sadly announces the passing of Jerry Lee Frick, 46, of Flowery Branch.  He was born December 3, 1969 and passed away on January 21, 2016.    A Cele ...
Agustin Victor Galindo, 62, Gainesville
Agustin Victor Galindo, age 62 of Gainesville died at his residence on January 21, 2016 of a sudden illness. Services to be announced by Memorial Park North River ...
Oscar Edward Noblet, Jr, 64, Gainesville
       Mr. Oscar Edward Noblet, Jr. age 64 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a b ...
Ryan Anthony Petit, 12, Braselton
Ryan Petit, age 12, of Braselton passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016.    Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at Prince of Peace Cat ...
Alice Ruth Harrison Puckett, 87, Gainesville
Alice Ruth Harrison Puckett, 87, of Gainesville, GA, died on Thursday, January 21, 2016, after an extended illness.   Ruth Puckett was born July 3, 1928 in Helen, GA to ...
Suzanne (Suzie) Donehoo Stewart passed away on January 21, 2016.  She is survived by husband Richard Stewart; daughter Gretchen Stewart; daughter Jan Swanton, son-in-law Tom a ...

Jackson

Mary Sanders Cowart, 80, Commerce
Mrs. Mary Sanders Cowart, age 80, of Commerce, GA died Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Riverside Nursing Home.  She was the daughter of the late Horace and Alice Ferguson Sander ...
Brenda Payne Savage, 66, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Brenda Payne Savage, age 66 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 21, 2016.  Mrs. Savage was born in Com ...

White

Bettie Everett, 85, Cleveland
Bettie Everett, age 85 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016 at Gateway Health and Rehabilitation Center. Ms. Everett was born November 14, 1930 in Raleigh, NC to ...
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
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69