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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 ...
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