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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Dec 7th, 2016

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Doris Collins Buckley, 91, Cumming
Doris Collins Buckley, age 91 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She was preceded in death by her son, Mike Wood of Tipp City, OH. She is survived by her ch ...
Belinda Ann Stern, 60, Cumming
Belinda Ann Stern, age 60, of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Rita Cameron; brothers, Brendan C ...

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Emmie Allison, 77, Gainesville
        Mrs. Emmie Allison age 77, of Gainesville passed away December 7, 2016 at New Horizons at Lanier Park.      & ...
Jesus Perez, 19, Gainesville
Jesus Perez, age 19, of Gainesville, GA (formerly of Dahlonega, GA) passed away on Wednesday December 7, 2016 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.   Jesus ...

Jackson

  Raymond Griffith Woodall, Jr. Born February 23, 1932 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Jewel Giddens Woodall and Raymond Griffith Woodall, Sr. entered into rest Wednesday, Dec ...

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Ruby Dooley Davis, 77, Surfside Beach, SC
Mrs. Ruby Dooley Davis, age 77 of Surfside Beach, South Carolina passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at her home. A daughter of the late Charles Richard Dooley, Sr. and Paul ...

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Hazel Lee Chastian Scroggs, 87, Eastanollee
Hazel Lee Chastain Scroggs, 87 of Eastanollee, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, December 07, 2016. Born in White County, Georgia on November 22, 1929, she was a daughter o ...
Phares Junior Smith, 89, Toccoa
Mr. Phares Junior Smith, age 89 of 2240 Anderson Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, December 7, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospice House, Watkinsville, Georgia. A son of ...
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...