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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 17th, 2016

Banks

Shannon Roberts, 45, Maysville
A Graveside Service for Mr. Shannon Roberts, age 45, of Maysville, Georgia will be held Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2:30 P. M. at Barrow Memorial Gardens with Rev. David Cook offic ...

Barrow

Cody Allen Byrd, 27, Winder
     Mr. Cody Allen Byrd, age 27, of Winder, Georgia passed away October 17, 2016 as the result of a vehicle accident.  He had attended the Winder Christian ...

Forsyth

Kenneth James Mullinax, 66, Cumming
Kenneth James Mullinax, age 66, passed away on October 17, 2016, in Athens, GA. He was born in 1949, to the late James and Avis Bonnelle Mullinax. Kenneth was a member at Antioch B ...

Hall

Karen Elizabeth England Allen, 54, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Karen Elizabeth England Allen age 54 of Flowery Branch passed away on October 17, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.   Memorial services wi ...
Eunice Jane Beasley, 78, Murrayville
Mrs. Eunice Jane Beasley, age 78, of Murrayville passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016 at North East Georgia Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...
Brent C. Burkett, 41, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday October 20, 2016 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Brent Colquett Burkett, age 41 of Gainesville. Dr. Mike Williams and ...
Estelle Young Hurley, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Estelle Young Hurley, 95 of Gainesville died Monday October 17, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mrs. Hurley was the daught ...
Mildred Campbell Martin, 96, Gainesville
Mrs. Mildred Campbell Martin, age 96, of Donora, Pennsylvania and most recently of Gainesville passed away peacefully Monday, October 17, 2016 at The Oaks at Limestone. The fami ...
Cathie Mooney, 55, Gainesville
Cathie Mooney, 55 of Gainesville died Monday, October 17, 2016. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Cathie worked as a licensed practical nurse for the Longstreet Clinic for ove ...
Linda E. Wingfield, 64, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Linda E. Wingfield, age 64, of Flowery Branch passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016 at North East Georgia Medical Center after a brief illness. Funeral services are sch ...

Jackson

Tommy Sanders, 60, Commerce
  Mr. Tommy Sanders, age 60, of Commerce, GA died Monday, October 17 at his residence.  Mr. Sanders was born in Commerce to the late Robert Lee Sanders, Jr. and Grace ...

Lumpkin

Bobby Stepp, 50, Dahlonega
Bobby Stepp, 50, of Dahlonega passed away Monday October 17, 2016. Born March 25, 1966 in Rome, Georgia, Bobby moved to Dawson County in 1973 and had been living in Lumpkin Coun ...

Other

Karen Jean Viator Winslow, 51, Alpharetta
  Karen Jean Viator Winslow, 51, of Alpharetta, GA passed away peacefully at her residence on Monday, October 17, 2016, after a long and courageous battle, surrounded by th ...

Rabun

Henry Michael “Mike” Clark, 68, Lakemont, Ga.
Henry Michael “Mike” Clark age 68, of Lakemont, Ga., passed away October 17, 2016 peacefully at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born November 1 ...

Stephens

Sgt. Joel Brandon Lawton-USMC-Res., age 30 passed away suddenly October 17, 2016. A son of Ashley Lawton and Justine Lawton, he was born January 15, 1986 in Harrisburg, Pennsyl ...
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