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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Nov 14th, 2016

Banks

E Taylor Murray, 78, Alto
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. E Taylor Murray, age 78, of Alto, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016, at his residence. Taylor was born Februar ...

Dawson

Sacha Alexander Dzuba, 38, Dawsonville
  Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Sacha Alexander Dzuba, age 38 of Dawsonville. Sacha passed away Monday, November 14, 2016. He is survived loc ...
Guinnett Chester Holtzclaw, 64, Dawsonville
Guinnett Chester Holtzclaw, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Monday November 14, 2016. Born April 2, 1952 to the late Arvel “Bit” and Elsie Bearden Chester, she was a ...

Habersham

Private graveside services for Mary Shella Rutchik Hamel, age 79 of Mt. Airy will be held Friday, November 18, 2016 from the Georgia Veterans Cemetery in Milledgeville.  The f ...

Hall

Peggy Jean Claytor, 82, Gainesville
Peggy Jean Claytor, 82, of Gainesville, passed on November 14, 2016. A native of Hall County, GA, Mrs. Claytor was a daughter of the late James Ernest and Katherine Masters. She ...
Dale Painter, 66, Flowery Branch
      Mr. Dale Painter, age 66 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. ...
Vance D Swafford, 80, Oakwood
On November 14, 2016 Mr. Vance D. Swafford went home to meet his Lord and Savior. Mr. Swafford was 80 and lived in Oakwood and was a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church. ...

Lumpkin

Lisa Rene Cash went to be with her Father in heaven on November 14, 2016. Viewing will be at Dahlonega Funeral home on 20 Gibson Road, Sunday Nov. 20th, from 1-4pm, follo ...
James T. Clarkson, Sr., 77, Bradenton, Fla.
James T. Clarkson, Sr. born March 8, 1939 in Danbury CT, passed away October 31, 2016 in Bradenton, FL.    He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara L. Clarkson ...
Thomas Elmer (Tom) Miller, 94, Dahlonega
Thomas Elmer “Tom” Miller, age 94, of Dahlonega, GA passed away peacefully on the morning of November 14, 2016. Tom was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin Cou ...

Other

Russell J. Wallace, 77, Alpharetta
Russell J. Wallace, age 77, of Cumming, formerly of Alpharetta, passed away Monday, November 14, 2016.  A loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Russell wa ...
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...