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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 1st, 2016

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Martha Sue (Harris) Breedlove, age 87, of Winder, passed away Tuesday morning, November 1, 2016, after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of George Breedlove, who survives h ...
Teresa Allen Maningding, 67, Reidsville formerly of Winder
Teresa Allen Maningding, age 67, of Reidsville formerly of Winder, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  She is survived by her son David and Debbie Maningding; daughter Mel ...

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Frank Jr Collett, 76, Cumming
Frank Jr Collett, age 76, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2016. He was born in 1940, to the late Grady and Ruth Collett. Frank was a member of the Cherokee Shriner ...

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Russell Lee “Russ” Morgan, age 83, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 31, 2016, following a sudden illness. Mr. Morgan was born on May ...

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Marie C. Strickland, 81, Gainesville
 Ms. Marie C. Strickland, age 81, of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness.    &nb ...

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Elijah Richie Robinson, inf, Commerce
  Elijah Richie Robinson, infant son of Richie and Adrienne Jackson Robinson of Nicholson died Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  In addi ...

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Charlotte Smith, 76, Ball Ground
Charlotte Smith, age 76, of Ball Ground, GA, passed away on November 1, 2016. She was born to the late Clarence and Mary Brown. Charlotte was a member at Liberty Grove Baptist Chur ...
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