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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Feb 2nd, 2016

Barrow

Joyce Canup, 64, Winder
   Mrs. Joyce Canup, age 64, of Winder, Georgia passed away February 2, 2016.  A resident of Barrow County for most of her life, she was a Daughter of the late Sa ...

Forsyth

Ralph Wayne Heard, 72, Cumming
Ralph Wayne Heard, age 72 of Cumming, passed away peacefully on February 2, 2016. Wayne was a lifetime member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. He was a Master Barber and owned and ...
John Edward Regensburg, 76, Cumming
John Edward Regensburg, 76, of Cumming, GA died at Northside Hospital Forsyth on February 2, 2016.  Born in Beckley, W VA he was the son of the late John and Lena Regensburg. ...

Habersham

Lillie Ruth Jackson Black, age 61, of Baldwin, GA, surrounded by her family and friends, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 following an extended illness. Mrs ...
Larry Zimmerman, 64, Cornelia
  Larry Glenn “Zippo” Zimmerman, age 64 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016. Born in Habersham County on August 17, 1951, he was a son of the ...

Hall

Patricia Ann Dinda, 71, Gainesville
Mrs. Patricia Ann Dinda, age 71, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   A Celebration of Life will be held by the fa ...
James H. Lawrence, 87, Gainesville
Mr. James Harley Lawrence, 87, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.   Born on June 5, 1928 in Baldwin, GA, he was the son of the late William Emory ...
Domitilla Rodriguez, 67, Gainesville
Mrs. Domitilla Rodriguez age 67 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday February 02, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &nbs ...
Annie Bell Stells, 84, Murrayville
Mrs.  Annie Bell Stells age 84, of Murrayville, GA passed away on February 2, 2016.  She was a native of Hall county and a member of Wahoo Baptist Church.  She enjoy ...
Ruby Patterson Walter, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Ruby Patterson Walter age 86 of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday February 02, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness.       &nb ...

Jackson

Perry Lynn Burgess, 56, Jefferson
Perry Lynn Burgess, age 56, of Jefferson passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, February 8, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95
Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," has died
Memorial service Saturday for former GHS teacher, coach
A memorial service will be held Saturday for Jean Gruhn, who along with her late husband, Bobby, was a longtime fixture at Gainesville High School, where both served as a teacher and a coach.
NASCAR’s Ted Christopher passes away in plane crash
NASCAR champion Ted Christopher passed away Saturday after being involved in a plane crash in Connecticut. He was 59.
Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91
Hollywood is mourning the loss of beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton
Hall County's first fire chief dies at 72
Larry Williams, who was the first chief of the Hall County Fire Department, died Thursday at his home in Maysville.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69