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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 6th, 2016

Forsyth

Robert David Gorrie, Sr. age 63, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Mary D. Gorrie of Cumming; son and daughter-in-law, Rob ...
Claire Ann McDonald, 72, Cumming
Claire Ann McDonald, age 72, of Cumming, GA, passed away on July 6, 2016. Claire was born in Newnan, GA, in 1944 to the late Olga and Lelia McDonald. Mrs. McDonald was an employee ...
Daniel Fulton Medis, 78, Cumming
Daniel Fulton Medis, age 78, of Cumming, GA, passed away on July 6, 2016. Daniel was born in Pittsburg, PA, in 1938 to the late Daniel and Jean Medis. Daniel moved to California in ...

Gwinnett

Anthony Dwight James, 67, Buford
Anthony Dwight James, 67, of Buford passed away Wednesday July 6, 2016 at Gwinnett Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born February 23, 1949 to the late Donn ...

Hall

Arthur Butler, Gainesville
Mr. Arthur Butler returned to his Heavenly home on July 6, 2016.  His devotion to his family and firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace ...
Mr. William “Bill” Howard Reed, age 74, of Oakwood passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Private Services will be held at a later date. Mr. Reed was the son of the ...
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.