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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 13th, 2016

Gwinnett

William M. “Bill” Poynter, age 65 of Buford, GA died Sunday, November 13, 2106. Mr. Poynter has been cremated and no service is planned at this time. Bill is survived b ...
J. Larry Riley, 73, Dacula
J. Larry Riley, age 73 of Dacula, GA died Sunday, November 13, 2016. Funeral service will be held Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel. Pastor K ...

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Sandra Gail Peck Freeman, 63, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 19, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Sandra Gail Peck Freeman, age 63 of Gainesville. The Rev. Melvin Baugh ...
Shirley Ann Baughcum, age 53 of Lula, GA passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016.   Mrs. Baughcum was the daughter of the late David Bill and Lilia Shipman Watkins. &nb ...
Vernice Couch, 95, Gainesville
Mr. Vernice Couch, age 95 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016, following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 2016 a ...
Ray Loggins, 74, Gainesville
Ray Loggins, 74, of Gainesville, passed away November 13, 2016. Ray was a lifetime resident of Hall County.  He was the son of the late Charlie Newman and Mary Lou Johnson ...
Brenda Joyce Payne, 69, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday November 19, 2016 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Brenda Joyce Payne, age 69 of Gainesville. The Rev. Melvin Baugh and R ...
Doris Ann Patterson Prater, 75, Gainesville
     Mrs. Doris Ann Patterson Prater, age 75 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.  ...
Judith Ann Wiezorek, 72, Gainesville
Miss. Judith Ann Wiezorek age 72 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &n ...
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...