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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 ...
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.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.
Co-founder of Georgia-based Waffle House chain dies at 97
​Waffle House co-founder Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., who went from short-order cook to co-founder of one of the nation's largest restaurant chains, has died. He was 97.
Founder of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic dies
Dr. Henry S. Jennings, a retired longtime Gainesville physician and founder of the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, has died.
Former Oakwood City Council member dies
A woman who served on the Oakwood City Council for 15 years before stepping down two years ago will be buried Saturday.