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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Oct 22nd, 2016

Gwinnett

Timothy Dwayne Nix, 56, Duluth
Timothy Dwayne Nix, 56, of Duluth, GA died on October 22, 2016 at Northside Hospital Forsyth.  Born in Duluth, GA he was the son of the late Oscar and Jo Ann Nix. Timothy w ...
Tudor Catalin Slujitoru, age 28, of Buford passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016.  Tudor loved motorcycles, music and photography.  Survivors include his mother Emanuela ...

Habersham

Mabel Edwards, 96, Cornelia
Mabel W. Edwards, age 96, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 22, 2016. She resided in Cornelia, GA.  Mabel was born on February 11, 1920 in Cherokee County, GA. &n ...
Walter J. Vaughn, 70, Demorest
Memorial services for Walter J. Vaughn, age 70 of Demorest will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 11:00 AM from the Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Connie Berry officiatin ...

Hall

Roma Ferne Nobles Bennett, 85, Flowery Branch
Mrs. Roma Ferne Nobles Bennett age 85 of Flowery Branch passed away on Saturday October 22, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.        ...
Jerry Ray Boozer, 79, Lula
Jerry Ray Boozer died at his home in Lula and went to be with the Lord on October 22nd, 2016, after a long illness. He was 79.  Born March 23rd, 1937 at Grady Hospital, Atl ...
James L. "Jim" Grindle, 80, Gainesville
Mr. James L. "Jim" Grindle, 80 of Hendersonville, North Carolina formerly of Gainesville died October 22, 2016 in Hendersonville. A native of Gainesville, GA, Jim move ...

Jackson

Gary Lee Fowler, 76, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Gary Lee Fowler, age 76 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest, Saturday, October 22, 2016.  Mr. Fowler was born in Dennison, ...
Betty E. Brock, 78, Nicholson
Mrs. Betty E. Brock, age 78, of Nicholson, GA died Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Brock was born in Atlanta to the late Emmett and Mildred ...
Rev. Charles R. Morrison, 69, Commerce
Rev. Charles R. Morrison, age 69, of Commerce, GA died Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Atlanta VA Medical Center.  Rev. Morrison was born in Commerce to the late David W. an ...

Other

Louise B. Hill, 83, Alpharetta
Louise B. Hill, age 83, of Alpharetta, Ga, passed away on October 22, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Red Hill; son, William Russell Hill. She is survived by her ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Barbara Fulcher Howington, age 74, of Hartwell, formerly of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016. Mrs. Howin ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
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.