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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Mar 2nd, 2016

Barrow

 Mrs. Virginia “Jenny” Moulder, age 84 of Winder, Georgia passed away March 2, 2016.  A native of Auburn, she was a daughter of the late Crawford and Ruby ...

Dawson

William Norris McWhorter, 86, Dawsonville
William Norris McWhorter, 86, of Dawsonville, GA died at his home on March 2, 2016 surrounded by his loving family.  Born in Forsyth County, he was the son of the late William ...
Wilma Mooney Vaughn, 67, Dawsonville
  Wilma Mooney Vaughn, age 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Wilma was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church and is preceded in death by her ...

Forsyth

Gerald “Jerry” Kenneth Johnson, age 72, of Cumming, passed away on March 2nd, 2016.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Judith Johnson.   He is surviv ...

Gwinnett

Harold Williams, 70, Lawrenceville
Harold Williams, age 70, of Lawrenceville passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966 ...

Habersham

Tanya Faye Brown, 42, Alto
Tanya Faye Brown, age 42, of Alto, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Mrs. Brown was born February 3, 1974 in Stephens County, Georgia. She was a dedicated member of Alto ...
David Leroy Pinkerton, 61, Clarkesville
David Leroy Pinkerton passed away March 2, 2016.     Born on March 28, 1954 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, Mr. Pinkerton was the son of the late James and Agnes Luke ...

Hall

Mamie Lynn DeLong, 55, Dahlonega
       Mrs. Mamie Lynn DeLong, age 55 of Gainesville, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Chestatee Hospital, Dahlonega, following an extended ...

Jackson

Ernest Whitlock, 91, Commerce
Mr. Ernest Whitlock, age 91, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living.  Mr. Whitlock was born in Talmo to the late J.J. and Lillie Covington ...

Lumpkin

Frank R. Powell, 71, Dahlonega
Frank R. Powell, 71, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday March 1, 2016. Born June 16, 1944 in Dawson County to the late Claude and Lois Powell, he had lived in Lumpkin County for t ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.