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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Aug 7th, 2016

Banks

John James “Big John” Boswell age 74 of Maysville passed away Sunday August 7, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Big John was born June 17, 1 ...

Habersham

Ronald Moody, 70, Alto
Ronald Moody, age 70, of Alto, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016.   Born in Habersham County, on April 25, 1946, he was a son of Loreen Palmer Moody of Cornelia and ...

Hall

Richard Lamar Dodd, 75, Gainesville
                Richard Lamar Dodd, 75, peacefully passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 with his cherished ...
Dorothy Spikes Garner, 82, Gainesville
                Dorothy Spikes Garner, age 82 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Nor ...
Dorothy J. “Dotty” Wilson, age 86 of Gainesville, GA, passed away on August 7, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Dotty retired after 35 years from the No ...

Jackson

Ava B. Carlan Maddox, age 86 of Talmo, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 11, 2016 ...
Virginia Toney Shaw, 72, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Toney Shaw, age 72, of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, August 7, 2016.  Mrs. Shaw was born in Hall C ...
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.