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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Apr 10th, 2016

Dawson

Clyde Edwards, 87, Dawsonville
Clyde Edwards, 87, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following a period of declining health.   Clyde Edwards, a veteran of the Korean War ...

Forsyth

Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, Cumming
Helen Elizabeth Neely, 85, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at The Oaks at the Hamptons, Cumming, GA.   Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, A ...
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, Cumming
Lotta Hope Shelby, 95, of Cumming, GA died on April 10 at the Oaks at Hampton. Ms. Shelby moved to Atlanta in the 1940's from the Midwest and embraced the southern lifestyle. S ...

Hall

Jack E. Douglas, 73, Gainesville
Jack E. Douglas, age 73, of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday April 10, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.         &nb ...
Florence Adelaide Janney, 97, Gainesville
Mrs. Florence Adelaide Janney, age 97 of Gainesville, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the residence of her grandson and his fiancé, Lisa Aiello following a brief il ...
Pearlie Sadler, 82, Gainesville
Mrs. Pearlie Sadler passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Homer, GA on November 17, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Curtis ...
Harry Marshall Veatch, 91, Gainesville
Mr. Harry Marshall Veatch, age 91, longtime resident of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 10, 2016.      ...
Josephine Wilson, 93, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home announces the death of Josephine Wilson 93 of Gainesville, Ga. Mrs. Wilson died Sunday April 10, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Complete a ...

Lumpkin

Robert Eugene Sweat, 84, Dahlonega formerly of Snellville
Robert Eugene Sweat age 84, of Dahlonega formerly of Snellville, GA passed away on April 10, 2016.   Mr. Sweat was of Baptist faith and a US Airforce Veteran.   ...
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
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.