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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 ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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