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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 ...
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.