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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 14th, 2016

Banks

Bill C. Whitmire, 85, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Bill C. Whitmire, age 85 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, June 14, 2016.  Mr. Whitmire was born in Jackson Co ...

Habersham

Elma Jean Simpson, 67, Cornelia
Elma Jean Simpson, age 67, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Mrs. Simpson was born on February 5, 1949,  in Rabun County, Georgia to the late Sam ...

Hall

Jackie Sue Adams, 68, Gainesville
       Mrs. Jackie Sue Adams, age 68 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended i ...

Jackson

Susan Hardman Strickland, 69, Gillsville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Susan Hardman Strickland, age 69 of Gillsville, Georgia who entered in to rest Tuesday, June 14, 2016.  Mrs. Strickland was born ...

Other

Jurelle Smith Webb, aged 80, died on June 14, 2016 after a four year battle with cancer.  She was recently preceded in death by her husband, Quincy.  Jurelle was born ...

Rabun

James Clayton McClain passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Mountain View Care Facility in Clayton, Georgia at the age of 100 and ½. He had celebrated his 100th  ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
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.