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Local Obits for Fri. Oct 7th, 2016

Forsyth

Mrs. Anna Raines Jinkins passed away on October 7th, 2016 at Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital in Hendersonville, North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her parents Mar ...

Habersham

Francine Ritch, 75, Alto
Francine Ritch, age 75, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Ritch was born on August 25, 1941 in Habersham County, Georgia. She is pr ...
Lamar Vinson White, 77, Alto
Lamar Vinson White, age 77 of Alto, passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016. Born on April 27, 1939, in Homer, Georgia, he was a son of the late Ben Conley White and Dorothy Barr ...

Hall

Robert Bryon Casey, 65, Gainesville
Robert Bryon Casey, age 65 of Gainesville, passed away on October 7, 2016.  At this time there is no service planed. Online condolences can be made at www.memorialparkfuneralh ...
Mary Alice Craig, 90, Gainesville
            Mrs. Mary Alice Craig age 90 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend ...
Dorothy DeLong, 79, Oakwood
Mrs. Dorothy DeLong, age 79, of Oakwood passed away Friday, October 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by family. Funeral Services will ...
Joseph (Joe) Clark Irvin, Jr., 90, Flowery Branch
Joseph (Joe) Clark Irvin Jr. of Flowery Branch, GA at the age of 90 died Friday, October 7, 2016 due to complications received from a fall. Joe was born in Thomaston, GA on Octo ...
Marilyn Evelyn Jarrard, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Marilyn Evelyn Jarrard age 71 of Gainesville passed away on Friday October 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.       &nb ...
Charles W. Richter, 93, Gainesville
Mr. Charles W. Richter, 93 of Gainesville died Friday October 7, 2016. Memorial services will be held at a later date at Lanier Village Estates Chapel with the interment to be i ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Janice Nell Harkins Griffin, age 65, of Jefferson, who passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016. Mrs. Griffin was born in Commerce, Geo ...
Anthony "Smokey" Opperman, age 24, of Auburn passed away Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Anthony loved to draw, listen to music and hang out with his friends. He was a carpen ...

Lumpkin

Bonnie Marie Morris, 62, Dahlonega
Bonnie Marie Morris, a longtime resident of Dahlonega, has passed away after a long and brave fight against cancer. She was 62. Bonnie was born in Raceland, Louisiana to Roy and ...
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...