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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Dec 3rd, 2016

Forsyth

Donald E. Norman, 85, Cumming
Donald E. Norman, of Cumming, GA and formerly from Franklin NJ passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 85 on December 3rd in Cumming GA after suffering from a long illnes ...

Gwinnett

Edna Davis, 89, Sugar Hill
Mrs. Edna (Jackie) C. Davis, age 89 of Buford, GA entered into eternal rest with her heavenly Father on December 3, 2016. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, December 7, 2016 a ...

Hall

William W. Howard, 79, Gainesville
Mr. William W. Howard, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of ...

Other

Mildred Irene Hopkins, 85, Athens
Mildred Irene Hopkins, 85, of Athens, GA, passed on December 3, 2016. Mrs. Hopkins was born May 31, 1931, in Athens, Georgia to the late George Franklin and Ollie McIntyre Adams ...
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...