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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Jun 9th, 2016

Banks

Theodore Strickland, 63, Commerce
Mr. Theodore  Strickland age 63  of Commerce, GA passed June 7,2016. Home Going Services will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 @1:00pm at Rucker Memorial Baptist Church, F ...

Dawson

Opal Jones Ferguson, 68, Dawsonville
Mrs. Opal Jones Ferguson, age 68 of Dawsonville (Lumpkin County) passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a brief illness ...

Forsyth

Dora Elizabeth Brown Bagley, age 82, born June 23, 1933 in Ocee, Georgia (Fulton County), passed in peace on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in Cumming, GA. She is survived by her husb ...

Gwinnett

Pauline Fife, 93, Lawrenceville
Mrs. Pauline Fife, 93 of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away on June 9, 2016. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, S.W., Gainesville, Ga. 3050 ...

Hall

Richard Raphew Smith, 89, Gainesville
  Richard Raphew Smith, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, June 16, 2016 at St. Paul ...
Sarah Eloise Stringer, 87, Gainesville
Mrs. Sarah Eloise Stringer was born June 1, 1929 to the late Clyde and Minnie Thompson Williams in Flowery Branch.  She joined Mount Zion Baptist Church at an early ...

Stephens

Dorothy Murray James, 93, Anderson, SC formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Dorothy Murray James, age 93 of Anderson, South Carolina and formerly of Toccoa passed away Thursday, June 09, 2016 at the home of her son in Anderson, South Carolina. A da ...
Mrs. Carolyn Adele Vaughn Moore age 75 of North Currahee Lane, Toccoa passed away Wednesday June 8, 2016 at her son’s residence. A daughter of the late Robin Vaughn, ...

White

Ray Bower, 83, Cleveland
Mr. Ray Bower, age 83, of Cleveland, Georgia passed away Jun 9, 2016. A native of Bethlehem, Georgia, he was a son of the late Sam and Pearl Perry Bower. Mr. Bower was a retired in ...
Kayre Anne Hines, 80, Sautee
Kayre Anne Hines, age 80 of Sautee, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016.  Mrs. Hines was born August 17, 1935 in Carrollton, GA to the late Lloyd H. Griffin II and Stella Ev ...
Willie Mae Sisum, 84, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Willie Mae Sisum, age 84 of Cleveland. Mrs Sisum entered this life on December 14, 1931 and entered into eternal lif ...
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.