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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 23rd, 2016

Forsyth

Nettie Smith Parnell, 62, Cumming
    Nettie Smith Parnell, age 62, of Cumming, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 23, 2016. Ms. Parnell was born in Forsyth County on March 6th, 1954, ...

Habersham

Gregg Jenkins, 70, Mt. Airy
Greg Jenkins, age 70 of Mt. Airy, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. Born in Dayton, Ohio on October 8, 1945, he was a son of the late Jack and Ruth Schuyler Jenkins. Mr. Je ...

Hall

Taliah Sabreen Freeman, 32, Gainesville
Taliah Sabreen Freeman age 32 of Gainesville, GA passed away on April 23, 2016.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday at Rucker Memorial Baptist Church at 1:00 PM. Profes ...
Thomas L. Brock, 92, Gainesville
Little & Davenport Funeral Home Announces the death of Mr. Thomas L. Brock 92 of Gainesville, Ga. Mr. Brock died Sat. April 23, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. Comple ...

Jackson

Linda Joyce Barnett, 71, Nicholson
Mrs. Linda Joyce Barnett, age 71, of Nicholson, GA died Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Barnett was the daughter of the late Garnett and Will ...
Cathryn Phillips, 83, Jefferson
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Cathryn “Booley” Phillips, age 83, of Jefferson, who passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016. Mrs. Phillips was ...

Other

James Lewis Moss, 73, Canton
James Lewis Moss, age 73 of Canton, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016. Born in Banks County, Georgia on April 25, 1942, he was a son of the late Gladys Marie White Wood. Mr. ...

Rabun

Rupaben Patel, 80, Clayton
Rupaben Patel, age 80, of Clayton, Georgia, passed away, Saturday, April 23, 2016. Ms. Patel was born November 1, 1935 in Delod, India. She is preceded in death by her parents, ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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