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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 4th, 2016

Dawson

William J. “Bill” Gardiner, Jr., 55, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 4, 2016 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Born June 17, 1961 in Warwick, Rhode Island, M ...

Gwinnett

Barbara Jenkins Green, 82, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Barbara Jenkins Green, age 82, of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton. Memorial Services will be 2: ...

Habersham

Thomas Elton Hogan, 55, Mt. Airy
Thomas Elton Hogan, age 55 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016.  Mr. Hogan was born July 17, 1961 in Demorest to the late Thomas Hoyt Hogan and Ellabe Collins ...
Vivian Hulsey McConnell, 66, Mt. Airy
Vivian Hulsey McConnell, age 66, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, entered into eternal rest on Monday, October 3, 2016 following an extended illness.   Mrs. McConnell was born on J ...

Hall

Marlene Elizabeth Barth, of Gainesville, passed away on October 4, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 30501 ...
Ruth Anne Drechsel, 89, Gainesville
Ruth Anne Drechsel, age 89, of Gainesville, GA passed into the Lord’s presence on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. She was born in Schenectady, NY, and had resided at Lanier Vill ...
Steve Smith, 62, Gainesville
Steve Smith, 62 of Gainesville died Tuesday October 4, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Steve was the son of the late Lee and Ed ...

Jackson

John Donald Grund, 88, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John Donald Grund, age 88, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Mr. Grund was born in East Orange, Ne ...
Mrs. Evelyn Estelle Pettyjohn Lewallen, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Lewallen was born in Talmo to the late Claud and Estelle ...

Other

George Patat, 73, Carnesville
George Patat age 73 of Carnesville passed away Tuesday October 4, 2016. Mr. Patat was born November 20, 1942 to the late Harry & Lula Kay Patat. He had a Bachelor’s degre ...
Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau dies at 76
Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau has died in a Los Angeles hospital just days after announcing his retirement from touring because of exhaustion
John Hurt, Oscar nominated for "The Elephant Man" dies at 77
The Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died
Max Ward, poultry industry leader in North Georgia, dies at age 95
Max F. Ward, a longtime leader in the North Georgia poultry industry will be remembered at graveside services in Gainesville Saturday afternoon.
A.B. Sailors, former Gainesville fire chief, dies at 83
A former chief for the Gainesville Fire Department died Monday at the age of 83.
Former Georgia Secretary of State David Poythress dies
​Former Georgia Secretary of State and two-time gubernatorial candidate David Poythress has died.
Georgia Racing HOF member Doug Kenimer passes away
Georgia Racing Hall of Fame member Doug Kenimer of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 2. Kenimer was revered for his driving abilities on both dirt and asphalt...
Allan Williams, who set up Beatles' early gigs, dies at 86
Allan Williams, a Liverpool music promoter who helped the Beatles get early gigs, has died
Pop superstar George Michael dies of heart failure at 53
British pop superstar George Michael, who led a troubled life despite his magnificent voice and enduring popularity with fans around the world, has died at the age of 53. Michael's manager says the cause of death was heart failure