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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Oct 6th, 2016

Dawson

Nolan Haygood, 76, Dawsonville
Nolan Haygood, 76, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday October 6, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health. Mr. Haygood was born November 18, 1939 to the lat ...

Habersham

Frances Davidson, 89, Cornelia
Mrs. Frances Davidson age 89 of Cornelia passed at Habersham Home East on Thursday October 06, 2016 following an extended illness.  Funeral services are scheduled Thursday ...
Thomas “Tommy” Eugene Henderson, age 74 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Born March 10, 1942 in Clayton Georgia he was a son of the late Clete ...
Ann Marshall Hicks, 86, Baldwin
Ann Marshall Hicks, age 86 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Born on August 2, 1930 she was a daughter of the late Sam Hawkins and Edwina Davis Marshall. Mr ...

Hall

Jonathan Gantes, 28, Gainesville
            Mr. Jonathan Gantes age 28 of Gainesville, Ga passed away Thursday October 06, 2016.     & ...
John Martin Gaither, 96, Gainesville
John Martin Gaither, Col. USAF  (Retired), 96 of Gainesville died Thursday October 6, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. ...
Robert Burl Graham, 82, Gainesville
Robert Burl Graham age 82 of Gainesville passed away on October 6, 2016.  He was the son of the late Gordon & Corine Villyard Graham and a member of Yellow Creek Baptist C ...
Harold D. Marchbanks, 67, Gainesville
       Mr. Harold D. Marchbanks age 67 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday October 06, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. F ...
Shigeo Taira, 84, Oakwood
Shigeo Taira age 84 of Oakwood passed away Thursday October 6, 2016. Complete arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesville.
Shigeo Taira, 84, Oakwood
Mr. Shigeo Taira, 84,  of Oakwood died October 6, 2016. Arrangements to be announced by Ward's Funeral Home, 758 Main Street, Gainesville, Ga.

Jackson

Roy Mae Hayes, 80, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Roy Mae Hayes, age 80, of Pendergrass, Georgia, who passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Mrs. Hayes was the daughter to the late ...

Other

Mary DeMarco, 97, Canton, OH
Mary DeMarco, formerly of Canton, OH, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Suwanee, Georgia with her family and friends welcoming her to a much deserved eternal life. &nb ...
Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, once heard on WDUN, dead at 66
Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died.
Well-known WWII vet dies
Cecil Boswell, a well-known Gainesville area World War II veteran, died Sunday at the age of 99.
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...