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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 2nd, 2016

Habersham

Ella Lou Wade, 57, Alto
Ella Lou Wade, age 57 of Alto, passed away Monday, May 02, 2016.   Born on April 12, 1959 in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Ruben and Louella Williams Kro ...
Conny H. Shirley, 85, Clarkesville
Conny H. Shirley, age 85, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016. Mr. Shirley was born on April 18, 1931 in Rabun County, Georgia to the late Milford ...

Hall

Hazel Payne Lancaster, 81, Gainesville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hazel Payne Lancaster, age 81 of Gainesville, Georgia ( Belmont Community), who entered into rest Monday, May 2, 2016.  Mrs. Lan ...
           Mrs. Rachel Augusta Baker Smallwood, age 83 of Gainesville, passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016 at her residence followi ...
Joe Eddie Duke Duke, 67, Gainesville
            Mr. Joe Eddie Duke, age 67, a lifelong resident of Hall County, Georgia, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 following ...
Delmus Harold Shelton, 67, Gainesville
Delmus Harold Shelton, age 67 of Gainesville, GA passed away Monday May 02, 2016. Mr. Shelton was the son of the late Landrum Harold and Ruth Ledford Shelton. He was preceded in ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Candace Emily Byers Simmons, age 40 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, May 2, 2016 at Emory Hospital in Atlanta, Geo ...
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.