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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 ...
Timothy Cantrell, Gainesville
Home Going Services for Mr. Timothy Cantrell of Gainesville, Georgia will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016, 2:00pm at Willie B. Young Chapel, Young’s Funeral Home, 1553 Ol ...
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 ...
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.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.
Co-founder of Georgia-based Waffle House chain dies at 97
​Waffle House co-founder Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., who went from short-order cook to co-founder of one of the nation's largest restaurant chains, has died. He was 97.
Founder of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic dies
Dr. Henry S. Jennings, a retired longtime Gainesville physician and founder of the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, has died.
Former Oakwood City Council member dies
A woman who served on the Oakwood City Council for 15 years before stepping down two years ago will be buried Saturday.