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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 ...
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.