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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 31st, 2016

Dawson

Leon Sheriff, 73, Dawsonville
Leon Sheriff, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Monday October 31, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born November 7, 1942 to the lat ...

Forsyth

George H. Runstadler Jr. (Sonny), age 99, ascended into heaven from his Cumming, Georgia residence. He was born to George H. Runstadler Sr. and Norma M.&nb ...

Habersham

Michael Edward Bishop, 59, Mt. Airy
Michael Edward Bishop, age 59, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016. Mr. Bishop was born on October 21, 1957, in Bucyrus, Ohio to the late Lewis E. and ...

Hall

Jeffrey S. Lyle, 57, Gainesville
Mr. Jeffrey S. Lyle, age 57 of Gainesville, passed away on October 31, 2016.  A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday November 3, 2016 at 7:00pm at Memorial ...
Robert P. Mallis, 77, Gainesville
Robert P. Mallis, 77 of Gainesville (Forsyth Co.) died Monday October 31, 2016.   Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.   Little & ...
Robert Percope Mallis, 77, Gainesville
Judge Robert Percope Mallis of Gainesville, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle passed away suddenly on October 31, 2016, after a four-year battle with cancer.& ...

Jackson

William "Bill" Martin Hazelgreen, age 66, of Hoschton passed away Monday, October 31, 2016. No services have been arranged.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoscht ...

White

Elaine Faith Williams, 44, Cleveland
Elaine Faith Williams, age 44, of Cleveland passed away Monday October 31, 2016. Mrs. Williams was born December 22, 1971 in Gainesville Georgia. She was preceded in death by he ...
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.
Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87
Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, has died
Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69
Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, has died at age 69