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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jul 3rd, 2016

Dawson

Wilma L. Harper, 76, Dawsonville
Wilma L. Harper, age 76, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016.  She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother.  Wilma was a faithfu ...

Forsyth

Deborah Jane Bennett, 60, Cumming
Deborah Jane Bennett, age 60 of Cumming, passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016. She was a member of Christian Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Preston a ...
Choon Ok Redmond, 80, Cumming
Mrs. Choon Ok Redmond, age 80, of Cumming, GA, entered into rest on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at home in Cumming surrounded by her family. Born in 1936 in Pusan, Korea, she married Har ...

Hall

Bessie A. Harrison, 86, Gainesville
Mrs. Bessie Ann Harrison, age 86, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed July 3, 2016. Home Going Services will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 1810 Mar ...
Vonda Jane Hebb Tanner, 78, of Lula passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesd ...
Sharon Elaine Martin, Gainesville
Sharon Elaine Martin, of Gainesville Georgia, passed away on July 3, 2016. Ms. Martin was a Gainesville native and attended Gainesville High School and Gainesville College. A ce ...
Darrell Wayne Walker, 56, Gainesville
          Darrell Wayne Walker, age 56 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 at University Hospital in Augusta, GA.  ...

Other

Herbert H. Bierenfeld, 85, Dunwoody
Herbert H. Bierenfeld, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Chelsey Park Rehabilitation facility in Dahlonega following a brief illness.  Mr. Bierenfeld grew up ...
Jimmy Edward Patterson, 71, Loganville
Jimmy Edward Patterson, age 71, of Loganville passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016.  Jimmy was a member of the Church of God of Loganville.  He loved working, fishing and his ...

Stephens

Pauline Thompson Stinespring, 89, Eastanollee
Pauline Thompson Stinespring                       Eastanollee, Georgi ...
Mark Anthony Jarrett, 51, Toccoa
Mr. Mark Anthony Jarrett, age 51 of 3926 Mize Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Mountain View Health & Rehab in Clayton, Georgia.   A son of ...

White

Sara Rae Dockery, 76, Cleveland
Sara Rae Dockery age 76, of Cleveland passed away Sunday July 3, 2016.  Mrs. Dockery was born in White County the daughter of the late Jody and Lula Mae Thomas.  She w ...
Rev. Janes Dean Head, 86, Cleveland
Rev. Janes Dean Head, age 86, of Cleveland passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016, at his home from complications of Parkinson’s disease. Janes Dean Head was born November 20, 1 ...
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.