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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 5th, 2016

Barrow

Mary Sue Chandler, 88, Winder
Mrs. Mary Sue Chandler, age 88, of Winder, Georgia passed away November 5, 2016 at her residence.  A lifelong resident of Barrow County, she was a daughter of the late&nb ...

Forsyth

Marlene A. Sagnelli passed away November 5, 2016.  Loving daughter of Anna and William Morganstern.  She was born and raised in Stamford, Connecticut where she met her hu ...
Paul H. Schneider, 74, Cumming
Paul H. Schneider, age 74, of Cumming, GA, passed away on November 5, 2016, after a brief illness. Paul was born December 16, 1941, in Bellwood, Illinois, to the late Harry and Edn ...
Floyd Dupree Spratlin, 90, Cumming
Floyd Dupree Spratlin, 90, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 05, 2016 at The Gardens of Roswell, Suwanee Dr.  Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, Cu ...

Habersham

Mary Long Brewer, 68, Baldwin
Mary Long Brewer, age 68, of Baldwin, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016.   Mrs. Brewer was born on October 18, 1948, in Greenville, South Carolina, to the l ...

Hall

Ernest Frank Abercrombie, 67, Flowery Branch
Ernest Frank Abercrombie age 67 of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday November 5. Memorial Service 2:00 p.m. Friday River Forks Park Pavilion. Ward's Funeral Home of Gainesvil ...
Alan Dexter Williams, Sr., 61, Gainesville
Mr. Alan Dexter Williams, Sr. age 61 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Mr. Williams was born June 7 ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Silman Love, age 71, of Commerce, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016. Mrs. Love was bo ...

Stephens

James Henry Whiten, 88, Toccoa
Mr. James Henry Whiten, age 88 of 1633 Talmadge Drive, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Henry Benjam ...
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.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.
Co-founder of Georgia-based Waffle House chain dies at 97
​Waffle House co-founder Joseph Wilson Rogers Sr., who went from short-order cook to co-founder of one of the nation's largest restaurant chains, has died. He was 97.
Founder of Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic dies
Dr. Henry S. Jennings, a retired longtime Gainesville physician and founder of the Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic, has died.
Former Oakwood City Council member dies
A woman who served on the Oakwood City Council for 15 years before stepping down two years ago will be buried Saturday.