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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Aug 10th, 2016

Forsyth

Evelyn Martin Samples, 80, Cumming
           Mrs. Evelyn Martin Samples age 80, lived most of her life in Hall County before moving to Forsyth County, passed away on August 10, 2016 at ...

Habersham

Marty Ray Black, 52, Demorest
Marty Ray Black, age 52, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, following a sudden illness. Mr. Black was born on September 20, 1963, in Gastonia, Nort ...
Dorothy Davis Born, 98, Turnerville
Dorothy Davis Born, age 98, of Turnerville, Georgia, went home to be with The Lord on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, following an extended illness.   Dorothy was born on May 17 ...
David Edwin Haslett, 79, Demorest
David Edwin Haslett, age 79, of Demorest passed away August 10, 2016.  Dave was born April 22, 1937 in Akron, Ohio.  His family moved to Maywood, Illinois when he was ...
Donna Gene Crews Owen, 65, Cornelia
Donna Gene Crews Owen, age 65 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Born in Gainesville, Florida on March 4, 1951, she was a daughter of the late Donald Edward and ...

Hall

Larry Robert Fuller, 70, Gainesville
Larry Robert Fuller, age 70 of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away August 10, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Fuller was born February 27, 1946 in Athens, ...
Jimmy Calvin Quillian, 91, Murrayville
Jimmy Calvin Quillian, 91, of Murrayville,  passed away, Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born February 11, 1925 he was the son of the ...

Lumpkin

Sue Lane Couch, 67, Dahlonega
Sue Lane Couch, age 67, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, GA passed away on August 10, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Sue was the daughter of the late Grady and Birdi ...
Elinor Marie Shull, 85, Dahlonega
Elinor Marie Shull, age 85, of Dahlonega, GA passed away peacefully on August 10, 2016.  Elinor was the daughter of the late Clarence and Mildred Buchanan and was also prec ...

White

Wayne Alexander, 66, Cleveland
Wayne Alexander age 66, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday August 10, 2016.  Mr. Alexander was born in White County the son of the late Charlie and Jessie Mae Butler Alexan ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93