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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 ...
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