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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Mar 1st, 2016

Forsyth

Eva Crane, 88, Cumming
Eva Crane, age 88 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  She enjoyed quilting, gardening and her beautiful flowers. She was a lifelong member of Macedonia Baptist ...
Rommie Rickett, 94, Cumming
Rommie Rickett, age 94 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. He was a member of Brookwood Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Rickett; parents, ...

Habersham

Norris Free, 79, Clarkesville
Norris Free, age 79 of Clarkesville, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Born in Clarkesville, on June 10, 1936, he was a son of the late Vance Adrian and Minnie Dean Free. Mr. ...
Susie Irene Gilbert, 98, wife of the late Rev. Wyatt M. Gilbert, passed away Monday, February 29, 2016. Born in Stockbridge, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Carl Ande ...

Hall

Bobby Lee Hayes,, 79, Clermont
Mr. Bobby Lee Hayes, 79, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at his home in Clermont, GA following an extended illness. Mr. Hayes was born June 7, 1936 in Jackson County to the late ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Reverend Daniel Chester Hall Sr., age 93, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, February 29, 2016. Reverend Hall was born in C ...
DeAnn Pollard O’Kelley, 45, Braselton
  Ms. DeAnn Pollard O’Kelley, age 45, of Braselton, Georgia, died March 1, 2016.  Ms. O”Kelley was a graduate of Georgia State University and had been empl ...

Stephens

Mrs. Ovalene Kesler Hardman passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.    She was born July 9, 1928 in Banks County, the daughter of the late Jame ...

White

Mary Rebecca Dunahoo, 91, Cleveland
Mary Rebecca Dunahoo, age 91 of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at Friendship Health and Rehabilitation Center.  Mrs. Dunahoo was born on February 22, 1925, i ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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