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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 6th, 2016

Forsyth

Ann Bobo, 73, Cumming
Ann Bobo, age 73 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016.  She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, E. B. and Lena ...
Virginia Chloe McMillan Terrell, November 6, 1942 – November 6, 2016.   A vibrant, funny, ambitious, and loyal perfectionist, she was known by her family and close ...
David Weinbender, 102, Cumming
David Weinbender died on Sunday, November 6, 2016.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 63 years, Dolores Liss Weinbender in 2013 (married September 30, 1950 in De ...

Gwinnett

Michael Terry “Mick” Stamey, age 71 of Buford and formerly of the Batesville Community, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016. Mr. Stamey’s wishes were to be cr ...
Charles (Charlie) Elton Williams of Buford, Georgia and Belmopan, Belize passed away November 6th. Charlie, 68 years old at the time of his death, had been battling leukemia. Charl ...

Habersham

Socorro Cabrera Navarro, 54, Cornelia
Socorro Cabrera Navarro, age 54 of Cornelia, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016. Born in Cueramaro, GTO, on May 23, 1962, he was a son of Emiliano and Maria Navarro Cabrera of ...
Louette Watkins, 76, Alto
Louette Watkins, age 76, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Ms. Watkins was born on July 5, 1940, in Habersham County, Georgia, to the late Herman and Li ...

Hall

Brenda Denise Crane, 52, Clermont
Mrs. Brenda Denise Crane age 52 of Clermont, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 06, 2016 at her residence.               Visitation will be T ...
Henry Stanley Davis, 65, Gainesville
Mr. Henry Stanley Davis age 65 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral Services are scheduled Wedn ...
Christine (Granny) Gee, 84, Hendersonville, NC, formerly Gainesville
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday November 10, 2016, at Solid Rock Baptist Church, Maysville, Ga, for Christine “Granny Gee”, age 84 of Hendersonville, N ...
Rebecca Anne Howard, 55, Gainesville
Rebecca Blume Howard, 3645 Lodgehaven Circle, Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on November 6, 2016. She died at home following a prolonged illness. She was with her family until t ...
Amanda Montine Hudgins, 31, Gainesville
Miss Amanda Montine Hudgins age 31 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Sunday November 6, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &n ...
Floyd Mize, 83, Gainesville
Mr. Floyd William Mize age 83 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.     &nbs ...
Verena Ruegg, 87, Gainesville
Ms. Verena Ruegg, age 87, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Pure Heart Personal Care. Private Services will be held at a later date. Ms. Ruegg was born O ...

Jackson

Leon Arthur Powell, 70, Commerce
Mr. Leon Arthur Powell, age 70, of Commerce died Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at his residence.  Mr. Powell was born in Athens to the late, William Stewart and Mona Betty King Po ...

Lumpkin

Velma Grace Maloy Greber, 81, Dahlonega
Velma Grace Maloy Greber, 81, of Dahlonega, GA passed away November 6, 2016. Velma was born in Decatur County GA Feb. 28, 1935. She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and wa ...
Arron J. Nix, 83, Dahlonega
Mr. Aaron J. Nix, age 83 passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Pec ...

Other

Diana Winkfield Campbell, 59, Greenville, SC
            Ms. Diana Winkfield Campbell, age 59 of Greenville, SC passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Northeast Ge ...
Shelby Jean Howard, 78, Fayetteville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Shelby Jean Howard, age 78, of Fayetteville, Georgia, who passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016. Mrs. Howard was born in Pelzer, So ...

White

Alma Ruth Parks Combs, 87, Cleveland
Alma Ruth Parks Combs, age 87, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday November 6, 2016 at her residence.  Mrs. Combs was born in White County the daughter of the late Otha B. and ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
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