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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Mar 20th, 2016

Banks

Wayne Lee Arrowood, 59, Alto
Wayne Lee Arrowood age 59 of Alto passed away March 20, 2016. Services will be held at a later date. Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce.  

Forsyth

Annette “Peach” Hochstetler died at Emory Johns Creek Hospital on Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia on her 83rd birthday following complica ...

Habersham

Homer Monroe Colston, 89, Demorest
Homer Monroe Colston, age 89, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Sunday, March 20, 2016 following an extended illness. Mr. Colston was born on July 24, 1926 in De ...

Hall

Margaret (Mausi) Pew, 89, Gainesville
Margaret (Mausi) Pew died on March 20, 2016, under the care of Pruitt Hospice at Lanier Village Estates. She was one of the original residents of Lanier Village Estates, having liv ...
Kaitlin McEachin Pierce, 26, Gainesville
Memorial Park North announces the death of Kaitlin McEachin Pierce age 26 of Gainesville Ga., who died on Sunday March 20, 2016 from injuries of an automobile accident. ...
Mary Inez Thurmond, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Inez Thurmond passed away on Sunday in her home following an extended illness. Born in Hall County, she was the daughter of Harold and Cassie Whelchel. Mrs. Thurmond was ...
Michael Harold Wiley, 63, Gainesville
Michael Harold Wiley, age 63 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 2:00pm in the Cha ...

Other

Rev. James Edwin McGaha, age 79, of Canton, went home to be with his Lord on March 20, 2016.  Rev. McGaha pastored Bethany, New Harmony and Chalcedonia Baptist Churches from 1 ...

White

Lena Littlefield Adair, 90, Cleveland
Mrs. Lena Littlefield Adair, age 90, of Cleveland, who passed away Sunday March 20, 2016.  Mrs. Adair was born in Adaisville the daughter of the late Buford and Lena Mae Sc ...
Allen Eugene Hauck, Jr., age 72 of Sautee, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Hauck was born on December 2, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia ...
Tammy Gean Holloway, 45, Cleveland
Mrs. Tammy Gean Holloway, age 45, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Mrs. Holloway was born in Hall County in 1970. &nbs ...
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.
Longtime Gainesville journalist Ted Oglesby dies at 84
A longtime Gainesville journalist, who held management positions with both WDUN and The Times, has died at the age of 84.