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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 25th, 2016

Dawson

Barbara Luella Wyble, 90, Dawsonville
Barbara Luella Wyble, aged 90, passed away peacefully on January 25, 2016 in Dawsonville Georgia after a brave 12 year struggle with Alzheimer’s.   Barbara was born ...

Forsyth

Joe Davis Deadwyler, 85, Cumming
Joe Davis Deadwyler, 85, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, died on January 25, 2016 at his home in Cumming, Georgia. He was a resident of Sandy Springs, Georgia for over 5 ...
James Marvin Manry, 68, Cumming
James Marvin Manry, 68, of Cumming, GA passed away, peacefully, on January   25, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Edison, GA he was the son of the late ...
Betty Darlene Nichols, 56, Cumming
Betty Darlene Nichols, age 56, of Forsyth County, passed away on January 25, 2016.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Laverne Nichols; sister, Patricia Nichols.   ...

Habersham

Wayde Patrick Hoose, 42, Cornelia
Wayde Patrick Hoose, age 42 of Cornelia, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. Born in Utica, New York on August 13, 1973, he was a son of Eugene Walter and Celeste Chesebro Hoo ...

Hall

Jimmy Howard, 72, Gainesville
Jimmy A Howard age 72 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday January 25, 2016.  Visitation will be held Friday January 29 2016  at Wimberly & ...
Diane Free Reitz, 74, Gainesville
Diane Free Reitz  (formerly L. Diane Free Waddill) 2/25/1941 - 1-25-2016  passed away at home following an extended illness. Her husband and daughter were at her bedside. ...
Geraldine Robinson, 79, Gainesville
Geraldine Robinson age 79 of Gainesville, GA passed away on Monday January 25, 2016.  Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday January 30, 2016 at Antioch Baptist Church&nb ...

Jackson

Terry Eugene Roy, 58, Jefferson
Terry Eugene Roy, age 58, of Jefferson passed away Monday, January 25, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966

Lumpkin

William Harrison Peck, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. William Harrison Peck, age 85, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Peck was born in Hall County on March 12, 1930 to parents Ferd and Flo ...

Other

Ophelia Bryant Bales, 85, Norcross
Ophelia Bryant Bales, age 85 of Norcross, GA passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 30, 2016 in the Chapel of Crowell Broth ...

Stephens

Carlene Sisk Watson, 90, Toccoa
Mrs. Carlene Sisk Watson, age 90 of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.   A daughter of the late G. Marion and Eula Zenith Hall ...

White

Lois Faye Bouldin, 64, Cleveland
Lois Faye Bouldin, age 64 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Bouldin was born January 2, 1952 in Sparta, TN to the late Leonard and ...
John Jerry Sanders, 62, Cleveland
John Jerry Sanders, age 62 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. Mr. Sanders was born November 4, 1953 in Atlanta to the late Edna Sanders Pruitt. He worked in con ...
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