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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 2nd, 2016

Dawson

Joyce Grigsby, 77, Dawsonville
Joyce Grigsby, 77, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday October 2, 2016 following a period of declining health. Born July 16, 1939 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Thomas Lest ...

Forsyth

Terry Wayne Medley, 54, Cumming
Terry  Wayne Medley, age 54, of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Terry was always active. He loved to fish and watch the Georgia Bulldogs play. He is preceded ...

Gwinnett

Cody Michael Fisher, 27, Dacula
Cody Michael Fisher, age 27 of Dacula, GA died suddenly on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Funeral service will be held Friday, October 7, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel ...
Barbara Jean Stinchcomb, 67, Hoschton
Barbara "Doll" Jean Stinchcomb, age 67, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Barbara loved her family,  fishing, western movies, the mountains, the beach ...

Habersham

Jennifer Louneal Dalton, 36, Demorest
Jennifer Louneal Dalton, age 36, of Demorest passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Ms. Dalton was born December 15, 1979 in Demorest to Richar ...
Roger Paul LaPrade, 71, Alto
Roger Paul LaPrade, age 71 of Alto, passed away on Sunday, October 02, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Washington, D.C. on March 13, 1945, he was a son of the late J ...
Lamar Joseph Robinson, inf, Mt. Airy
Infant Lamar Joseph Robinson of Mt. Airy passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Born in Toccoa, Georgia on May 31, 2016 he is a son of Danny and Cameo Wilbanks Kelly Robinson of M ...

Hall

Dr. Rod L. Bell, Sr., 82, Oakwood
Dr. Rod L. Bell, Sr., age 82, of Oakwood entered the gates of Heaven Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Gainesville, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center with his family. Memorial Servic ...
Reuben Adams Chandler, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Reuben Adams Chandler, age 88, of Gainesville died Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Bountiful Hills Personal Care Home.  Mr. Chandler was born in Monroe to the late, Curtis Euge ...
Rita Griffith Collins, 69, Gainesville
Mrs. Rita Griffith Collins, 69, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 while under Hospice care at her home. She was born to the late Joseph and Betty Grif ...
  Bethany Elea Marchman Wood passed away peacefully on October 2, 2016. She is survived by her two sons Asher & Luke Wood and their father Jarod Wood; parents, Howel ...

Jackson

Dennis Raymond Bullock, 65, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Dennis Raymond Bullock, age 65, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016. Mr. Bullock was born in Athens, Geo ...
  Mrs. Martha Farmer Venable Johnson, age 93, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, October 2, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Mineral Bluff, GA to ...

White

Lance David Artis, 30, Cleveland
Lance David Artis, age 30, of Cleveland, GA passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He leaves behind an unborn child, his first. H ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died