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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Mar 3rd, 2016

Habersham

Elaine Worthy Black, 75, Demorest
Elaine Worthy Black, age 75, of Demorest, went to be with The Lord Thursday March 3, 2016 following  an extended illness. Mrs. Black was born January 11, 1941, in Char ...
Rev. William Orman Knight, 91, Clarkesville
Rev. William Orman Knight, 91, of Clarkesville, died March 3 from complications associated with vascular dementia.  He was born June 5, 1924, at Pinedale, the Knight family ...

Hall

Myrtle Tipton Everett, 91, Gainesville
Myrtle Tipton Everett passed away March 3, 2016. She was born on August 21, 1924 in White County, Ga. but grew up in Chicopee Village. Mrs. Everett was the daughter of Carl and Jos ...
Ms. Judith Ann (Murray) Grubbs, age 74, of Lula, GA, passed away Thursday, March 03, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.         &n ...

Lumpkin

Robeson Carter Pickel, 85, Dahlonega
Robeson Carter Pickel age 85 of Dahlonega passed away on March 3, 2016.  Mr. Pickel was graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee and was a mem ...

Other

Mary Evelyn Gositt, 67, Hull
Mary Evelyn Gositt, age 67 of Hull, GA passed away Thursday March 03, 2016. Mrs. Gositt was the daughter of the late Robert F. and Alice Pearl Hubbard Burtling. She was of the H ...

White

Miles Herbert Faine, 82, Cleveland
Mr.Miles Herbert Fain, age 82 of Cleveland. Herbert passed away Thursday, March 3, 2016. Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00pm, Sunday, March 6, 2016 in the funeral chapel with ...
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.
'Gong Show' creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
Game show impresario Chuck Barris has died at 87. Barris, the madcap producer of "The Gong Show" and "The Dating Game," died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, the rock 'n' roll founder who defined its joy and rebellion in "Johnny B. Goode" and other classics, has died in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis
C.W. Davis, former Hall Co. Schools Supt. and founder of Lanierland Basketball Tournament, dies
C.W. Davis, a longtime Hall County educator, former superintendent of Hall County Schools and founder of the Lanierland Basketball Tournament, died Saturday.