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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Apr 9th, 2016

Dawson

Charles M. “Charlie” Johnston, 64, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday April 9, 2016. Born September 21, 1951 in Tampa, Florida to the late Charles and Carol Quillia ...

Forsyth

Alice M. Sneed, 83, Cumming
Alice M. Sneed, age 83 of Cumming, passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2016. She was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in Milton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hoyt Sne ...

Hall

Steven Eugene Whitehead, 58, Gainesville
Steven Eugene Whitehead, 58 of Gainesville, Ga. died Saturday April 9, 2016 at the N.E. Ga. Medical Center. He was a native and life resident of Gainesville, Ga. He was a registere ...

Jackson

Sandra Kay Afroozi, 67, Talmo
Mrs. Sandra Kay Afroozi, age 67, of Talmo passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 at her home following an extended illness.   Funeral Mass will be held 2:00p.m., Wednesday ...
Mr. Clifton Daniel (Danny) Puckett, age 54, of Commerce died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Northridge Health and Rehab Center.  Mr. Puckett was born in Duluth to Kay Elizabeth Ca ...

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John Carlton McCoy, 73, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. John Carlton McCoy, age 73 of Covington, formerly of Cleveland. Mr. McCoy passed away Friday, April 7, 2016 followi ...
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
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.