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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jul 22nd, 2016

Gwinnett

Roger Byron Smith, 68, Buford
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Roger Byron Smith, age 68 of Buford, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 22, 2016.  Mr. Smith was born in Gainesville, Geo ...

Hall

Kaybreigh Lynn Elizabeth Smith, inf, Gainesville
                Infant Kaybreigh Lynn Elizabeth Smith, 2 months, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at ...

Jackson

Tracy Monroe Humphries, age 49 of Talmo, passed away Friday, July 22, 2016 at his residence. Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Chapel of M ...
Wanda J. Mann, 62, Braselton
Wanda J. Mann, age 62, of Braselton passed away Friday, July 22, 2016.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.
Mary Lou Oliver, 90, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary Lou Bryant Oliver, age 90, of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, July 22, 2016.  Mrs. Oliver was born in Talm ...

Other

John Sparrow, 66, Unadilla
John Sparrow, age 66, of 1911 Ransom Road, Unadilla, died Thursday, July 21, 2016, at his residence. Born in Vienna, he was the son of Boots Sparrow and the late J. W. Sparrow. ...
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.