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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 ...
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.