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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jan 28th, 2016

Forsyth

Tony Adkins, 56, beloved husband, father, brother-in-law and friend, was called to his eternal resting place on January 27, 2016 after a courageous battle with chronic kidney disea ...
Marilyn Kirby Alexander, age 87, originally from New York, New York, a 40 year resident of the Atlanta area and most recently of Cumming, Georgia passed away peacefully on Wednesda ...
Naomi Bernice Neely Weaver Dieterle went to be with her Savior on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. She was a great woman of God and of prayer, and she delighted in talking to everyone ...

Hall

Terry W. Kuehn, 72, Gainesville
 Mr. Terry W. Kuehn, age 72 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.       &n ...
Melvin Auten, 77, Murrayville
Melvin Lee Auten, age 87 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Auten was born on June 25, 1928 in North Carolina to the late Johnny and Verdie Johnson A ...
Melvin Lee Autin, 87, Murrayville
Melvin Lee Auten, age 87 of Murrayville, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mr. Auten was born on June 25, 1928 in North Carolina to the late Johnny and Verdie John ...
Helen Farmer, 84, Clermont
Funeral services for, Helen Farmer age 84 of Clermont will be held at 3:00 pm Monday Feb. 1, 2016 in Strickland funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 pm Feb. 1, 2016 ...
Troyce Johnson Jr, Gainesville
Troyce Johnson Jr. of Gainesville, GA passed away on January 28, 2016. Troyce enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren and camping. He was known as always being a jokester and to ...
Joseph William Perry, 66, Flowery Branch
Joseph William Perry, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northeast GA Medical Center. A memorial service is scheduled for 3 PM Sunday, Janua ...
Joseph William Perry, 66, Flowery Branch
Joseph “Joe” William Perry, age 66, of Flowery Branch, GA went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 28, 2016.   He was born in Syracuse, NY and had ...
Johnny Paul Rider, 74, Gainesville
Mr. Johnny Paul Rider, age 74 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.        ...
Raymond Young, 63, Gainesville
Funeral Services for Mr. Raymond Young (63) of Gainesville, Georgia will be held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 1:00pm @ Cross Plains Baptist Church, 3230 Cross Plains Road, Gainesv ...

Jackson

C.W. Jack Lewis, 84, Maysville
C.W. Jack Lewis, age 84, of Maysville, GA died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab.  Mr. Lewis was born in Maysville to the late Sharpe and Stella Wilban ...
Willie Pittman, 76, Commerce
Willie Pittman, age 76 of Commerce, GA passed away on Thursday January 28, 2016. Funeral services entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home. 446 Homer Road, Commerce GA 706-33 ...
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Marjory Sue Worley Stockton, age 74 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, January 28, 2016.  Mrs. Stoc ...
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.
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.