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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 8th, 2016

Banks

Robert Leon Turpin, 19, Gillsville
Robert Leon Turpin, age 19 of Gillsville, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Born in Stephens County, Georgia on January 27, 1997, he was a son of Edward and Tina Turpin Kel ...

Forsyth

Charles Lamar Shedd, 87, Cumming
Charles Lamar Shedd 87, of Cumming passed away on November 8, 2016. He is predeceased in death by his wife Betty Shedd. He is survived by his children Tina Ingall of Marietta ...
Dorothy H. (Dot) Wood, 80, Conyers, formerly of Cumming
Dorothy H. (Dot) Wood, age 80, of Conyers, formerly of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Dot was a caring and kind mother, grandmother and sister who loved making thos ...

Habersham

Froilan Ramirez Flores, 60, Mt. Airy
Froilan Ramirez Flores, age 60, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Mr. Flores was born on April 4, 1956, in Caracheo, Guanajuato, Mexico. He is prec ...

Hall

Bob Driggers, 79, Flowery Branch
Mr. Bob Driggers, age 79, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at Waterford Assisted Living with his family, by his side. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., ...
     Mr. Anthony Loring Wiley, age 74, of Lula, passed away on Tuesday, November 08, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extend illness. &n ...

Jackson

Christine Marie Lindstrom, 72, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Christine Marie Lindstrom, age 72 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, November 8, 2016.  Mrs. Lindstrom was bor ...

Lumpkin

Gary Burghardt Gray, 80, Dahlonega
Gary Burghardt Gray, age 80, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Tuesday November 8, 2016. Gary was born on March 27, 1936 in Cleveland, OH; moving to Georgia in 1969 and finally to ...
Margaret “Margie” Ellen Michaelsen, age 65, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on November 8, 2016. Margie was born on September 15, 1951 in Chicago, IL.  She was a r ...

Other

  Jacqueline B. “Jacque” Dillard age 41 of Atlanta, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Born in Fulton County on May 23, 1975, she was the daughter of Dou ...
Larry W. Herrington, 78, Colbert formerly of Buford
Mr. Larry W. Herrington, age 78, of Colbert, Georgia, formerly of Buford, passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at his residence with family. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m ...
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.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69