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

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 ...
Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74
Tommy Nobis, the first player ever drafted by Atlanta in 1966 and a hard-hitting linebacker who went on to spent his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, has died after an extended illness at age 74
Jim Nabors, Gomer Pyle on 'Andy Griffith Show,' dies at 87
Jim Nabors, who played Gomer Pyle on TV's "The Andy Griffith Show," has died at 87
Big-haired ‘White Knight of Soul’ Wayne Cochran dies at 78
​Wayne Cochran, the “blue-eyed soul” singer known for his towering pompadour, has died of cancer at his Florida home, according to his son Christopher Cochran. He was 78.
NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II vet Bud Moore dies at 92
NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92.
Teen idol David Cassidy, 'Partridge Family' star, dies at 67
Cassidy began suffering organ over the weekend.
Gainesville: Memorial service Saturday for Adelaide Norton
A memorial service will be held Saturday in Gainesville for Adelaide Norton, one of the driving forces in getting Green Street named to the National Register of Historic Places.
Veteran Gainesville educator, coach dies
A man who worked for the Gainesville City School System for more than 30 years as a teacher and a coach, Chuck McDonald, died Thursday.
Local philanthropist, Drug Free Coalition Hall County director dies
The former director Drug Free Coalition of Hall County and local philanthropist, J.P. Banks, has passed away.