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Local Obits for Sun. Oct 30th, 2016

Banks

Eloise Parker Antley, age 84 of Alto, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 6:30 pm Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy ...

Gwinnett

Patricia H. Oreszko of Buford, Georgia, loving wife, devoted mother and loyal friend left this life to begin eternal life on Sunday, October 30, 2016. A Funeral Mass will be hel ...

Hall

Shirley Garner Clinton, 74, Gainesville
Shirley Garner Clinton, 74, of Gainesville passed away Sunday October 30, 2016 at Clay County Care Center in Hayesville, North Carolina following a period of declining health. B ...
Lorene Freeman, 96, Gainesville
Lorene Freeman, age 96, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016. Mrs. Freeman was born on December 13, 1919, in White County, to the late Martha West.  She ...
Katherine Whitmire, 78, Chicopee
Katherine Whitmire, 78, of Chicopee, GA passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held ...

Jackson

Mary Elizabeth Hill, 96, Commerce
  Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Hill, age 95, of Commerce died Sunday, October 30, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Hill was born in Royston, GA to the late, Charlie Lee and Alice R ...

Stephens

Kenneth Odis Jameson, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Kenneth “Kenny” Odis Jameson, age 59 of 205 W. Silver Shoals Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016 at his residence. A son of Annette Crump ...
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.