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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 19th, 2016

Forsyth

Eugene Alvin Wich, 97, Cumming
Eugene Alvin Wich, 97, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016, at home and surrounded by family in Cumming, GA after two months under the care of hospice. Gene was preceded in ...
Ruth Samples Green, 94, Cumming
Ruth Samples Green, age 94, of Cumming, GA, passed away on November 19, 2016. She was born in Forsyth County on March 6, 1922, to the late Silvie and Mintie Pirkle Samples. In addi ...

Gwinnett

Ioan Covaciu, 80, Dacula
Ioan Covaciu, age 80, of Dacula passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.&nb ...

Hall

Cecil Edward Carroll, 71, Gainesville
Cecil Edward Carroll, 71, of Gainesville, was called home to be with God on Saturday, November 19, 2016 while peacefully sleeping. There to greet him were his parents, Lester and I ...
Larry Denton (DC) Clark passed away on Thursday Nov. 17, 2016. DC was a avid hunter, and he had a passion for racing motorcross. He was a member of Journey Church. DC was a l ...
Roxanne Ellis, 59, Gainesville
Ms. Roxanne Ellis age 59 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, November ...
Peggy Williamson Peavy, 77, Braselton
Mrs. Peggy Williamson Peavy, age 77, of Braselton passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, Novem ...
Jimmie White Wilson, 88, Gainesville
Jimmie White Wilson Born February 5, 1928 in New Holland, GA, died November 19, 2016 at the Oaks of Limestone, Gainesville, GA after an extended period of declining health. &nbs ...

Jackson

Charles Edward Blanton, 80, Nicholson
Charles Edward Blanton age 80 of Nicholson passed away Saturday at the Gentiva Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.   Mr. Blanton was born February 12, 1936 i ...
Chad Phillip Foster, 45, Maysville
Mr. Chad Phillip Foster, age 45, of Maysville, GA died Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mr. Foster was born in Winder to Rita Craven Hilton (Ted) of ...
Dillard Pam Gilbert, 70, Jefferson
Mr. Dillard Pam Gilbert age 70 of Jefferson, Ga passed away on Saturday November 19th, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled Sunday ...
Marie Staton Massey, 94, Nicholson
Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mrs. Marie Staton Massey, age 94 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Mrs. Massey w ...

Stephens

Josie Segars Aderholdt, 73, Eastanollee
Mrs. Josie Segars Aderholdt, age 73 of North Akins Bridge Road, Eastanollee passed away Saturday November 19, 2016 at Young at Heart Personal Care Home. A daughter of the late J ...

White

Mrs. Patricia Ann Blackburn went peacefully to be with The Lord on Saturday, November 19th, 2016. Mrs. Blackburn was born in Habersham County to the late Gail and Ethel Bristol. Sh ...
Regina C. Brown, 72, Sautee
Regina C. Brown, age 72, of Sautee passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Mrs. Brown was born February 7, 1944 in Cleveland to the late Charlie and Lola Bell Thurmond ...
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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.