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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Dec 25th, 2016

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Mr. Franklin D. “Red” Harwell, Jr. age 92, of Winder, Georgia passed away December 25, 2016.  A Native of Danielsville, Georgia he was a Son of the late Franklin D ...

Forsyth

John Kingsley Dowling, 85, Cumming
Former long time Ormond Beach resident , John Kingsley Dowling died peacefully at his home in Cumming, GA on December 25th, 2016, at the age of 85. John is survived by his four ...
Jeffrey Erikson, 23, Cumming
Jeffrey Erikson, 23, of Cumming Ga passed away on December 25, 2016. He is survived by his parents Bruce and Jennifer Erikson. His brother Joshua. His grandmother Adrienne Grant ...
Roni Finkelstein, 66, Cumming
Roni Finkelstein, 66, of Cumming passed away on December 25, 2016. Visitation is Wednesday from 10-11am at McDonald and Son Funeral Home followed by a memorial service at 11am in t ...

Hall

Emmitt Abner Buffington, 89, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday December 28, 2016 at Lebanon United Methodist Church for Emmitt Abner Buffington, age 89 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Dal ...
Doris Lee West Cronic, 83, Clermont
Mrs. Doris Lee West Cronic, 83, of Clermont passed away on Christmas Day after a long illness. Doris was well known for her kind, nurturing spirit, spending her life caring for ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Deborah Ann Johnson Damron, age 51 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Sunday, December 25, 2016.  Mrs. Damron was born ...
Linda Carol Unrue Fisher, 66, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Linda Carol Unrue Fisher, age 66 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, December 25, 2016.  Mrs. Fisher was born in ...
Anna Henson Johnson, 98, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Anna Henson Johnson, age 98 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, December 25, 2016.  Mrs. Johnson was born in Cam ...
Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, once heard on WDUN, dead at 66
Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died.
Well-known WWII vet dies
Cecil Boswell, a well-known Gainesville area World War II veteran, died Sunday at the age of 99.
Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau dies at 76
Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau has died in a Los Angeles hospital just days after announcing his retirement from touring because of exhaustion
John Hurt, Oscar nominated for "The Elephant Man" dies at 77
The Oscar-nominated actor Sir John Hurt has died
Max Ward, poultry industry leader in North Georgia, dies at age 95
Max F. Ward, a longtime leader in the North Georgia poultry industry will be remembered at graveside services in Gainesville Saturday afternoon.
A.B. Sailors, former Gainesville fire chief, dies at 83
A former chief for the Gainesville Fire Department died Monday at the age of 83.
Former Georgia Secretary of State David Poythress dies
​Former Georgia Secretary of State and two-time gubernatorial candidate David Poythress has died.
Georgia Racing HOF member Doug Kenimer passes away
Georgia Racing Hall of Fame member Doug Kenimer of Dahlonega, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 2. Kenimer was revered for his driving abilities on both dirt and asphalt...