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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 24th, 2016

Banks

Billie Regina Shockley, 30, Maysville
Mrs. Billie Regina Shockley age 30 of Maysville passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 after an automobile accident. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday October 27, 201 ...

Dawson

Andy Barnard, 74, Cumming
Andy Barnard, 74, died in hospice care Monday, 24th of October, 2016 after a long battle with prostate cancer.  Andy is survived by his wife Phyllis of 48 years, sons, George ...

Forsyth

James (Jim) R. Brown, 78, Cumming
James (Jim) R. Brown, a beloved husband, dad and papa, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016 at the age of 78 with his loving family by his side. Jim graduated from Pepperdine Un ...

Habersham

Homer Robert Haynes, 80, Cornelia
Homer Robert Haynes, age 80 of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away Monday, October 24, 2016. Born in Hall County, Georgia on November 10, 1935, he was a son of the late Alfred and M ...

Hall

Don E. “Boots” Clark, 80, Gainesville
Mr. Don E. “Boots” Clark, age 80, of Gainesville and Flowery Branch, passed away suddenly on Monday, October 24, 2016, at his residence. Funeral Services will be at ...
Stephen Gregory Scott, 49, Gainesville
Mr. Stephen Gregory Scott, age 49 of Gainesville passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016 at Chestnut Ridge in Cumming, Georgia. Rev. David K. Simpson will be officiating the ser ...
Leon "Pop's" Young, 76, Gainesville
Leon "Pop's" Young was born October 20 1940 in Hall County Georgia to the late Lawton Young and Ella Mae Mapp Young. He departed this life on October 24 2016 followin ...

Jackson

Cathy Diane Ledford, 62, Commerce
Cathy Diane Ledford, age 62, of Commerce passed away Monday, October 24, 2016.  Survivors include her significant other Carl Wallace; son Shawn Ledford, step sons Adam Wallace ...
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.