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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 5th, 2016

Dawson

Christa B Bowers, 90, Dawsonville
Christa Bowers, 90, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Wednesday October 5, 2016 at Tanglewood Assisted Living following a period of declining health. Born December 13, 1925 in Germ ...

Forsyth

Laura M. Perry, 87, Cumming
Laura M. Perry, age 87, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016.  Laura was born to a family of 8 in Nashville, TN to the late Alex and Mary Alexander Meadows, she w ...

Gwinnett

Jeanette Pines, 71, Lawrenceville
Jeanette Pines, age 71 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on October 5, 2016. Mrs. Pines was born on February 11, 1945, in Atlanta, GA, to the late Patrick Ennis and Lessie Satte ...

Habersham

James Monroe Warren, 88, Cornelia
James Monroe Warren, age 88, of Cornelia, Georgia went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, following an extended illness. Mr. Warren was born on November 21, 1927 ...

Hall

Mrs. Dellie Mae “Hewell” Guyton age 77 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday October 05, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.   ...
Mrs. Barbara Ann Garrison Cable, age 80 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Hill Haven Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are schedul ...
Geraldine Rachel Hull, 56, Flowery Branch
     Ms. Geraldine Rachel Hull age 56 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday October 05, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    &nbs ...
Sam Williams, 78, Gillsville
Sam Williams, 78 of Gillsville GA, passed away October 5, 2016. His love was spending time with his family at home and in the mountains.   He was an avid golfer a ...

Jackson

Peggy Rice Autry, 76, Nicholson
Mrs. Peggy Rice Autry, age 76, of Nicholson, GA passed away after an extended illness on October 5, 2016.  She was born December 7, 1939, the daughter of the late Will and Ess ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Ruby Dean “Deanie” Dotson, age 72, of Jefferson, who passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Mrs. Dotson was born in A ...
Martha Ann Evans Tanner, 81, Commerce
Martha Ann Evans Tanner, age 81, went to be with her Lord and Savior on early Wednesday morning, October 5, 2016. She passed away at her home in Commerce, GA. Mrs. Tanner was the d ...
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