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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 ...
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69