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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 8th, 2016

Barrow

John Kyle Fisher, 68, Winder
John Kyle Fisher, age 68, of Winder passed away Thursday, December 8, 2016. John had plenty of hobbies to keep him busy.  Fishing, hunting and mud bogging were just a few.&nbs ...

Forsyth

Luther Cordell, 94, Cumming
Luther Cordell, age 94, of Cumming passed away Thursday, December 8, 2016.  Luther was a wonderful, giving husband and father.  He is preceded in death by his first wife ...

Hall

Mrs. Jacqueline (Jackie) Hutchison, 90 of Gainesville died Thursday December 8, 2016. Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Those wishing to send online condole ...
Barbara Manly Bryant, 82, Murrayville
Mrs. Barbara Manly Bryant, 82 of Murrayville died Thursday December 8, 2016 at Foothills Retirement Home in Dahlonega. Born in Banks County, Barbara had lived in Lumpkin County ...
Luther Helton, 92, Maysville
 Mr. Luther Helton, 92, of Maysville passed away on December 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.             ...
Kip Eugene Holland, 50, Gainesville
Mr. Kip Eugene Holland age 50 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday December 08, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &nbs ...
Tom Raden, 91, Gainesville
Tom Raden age 91 of Gainesville, died Thursday, December 8, 2016 following an extended illness. He was born in Winter Garden, Florida on October 2, 1925 to the late G.T. and Annie ...

Jackson

Deane Pierce Poole, 81, Braselton
Mrs. Deane Pierce Poole, age 81, of Braselton, Georgia died December 8, 2016.  Born in Barrow County on July 30, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Mamie Pierce.& ...

Other

James D. Anderson, 75, Warne, North Carolina
Mr. James D. Anderson, 75 of Warne, North Carolina died Thursday December 8, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Warn ...
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...