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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 ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.