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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 15th, 2016

Dawson

Welker Emory Hamby, 39, Atlanta, formerly of Dawsonville
Welker Emory Hamby, 39, of Atlanta passed away Wednesday September 14, 2016 at his residence following a sudden illness. Born February 15, 1977 and raised in Dawsonville, Mr. Ha ...

Hall

Julia Juliet Law Gatlin, 95, Gainesville
Julia Juliet Law Gatlin was born in Jackson County Georgia on July 18, 1921 to Joseph Q. Law and Ina Bell Burns Law. Julia lived in Gainesville for a number of years and she later ...
Alice J Williams, 66, Gainesville
 Alice J Williams age 66 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 15, 2016. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & Jackson Funeral Home. 
Alice Randolph Williams, 65, Gainesville
Alice Randolph Williams age 65 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 15, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her parents Fletcher and Peccolia Randolph . She leaves to c ...

Jackson

Curtis L. McIntire, 61, Commerce
Curtis L. McIntire, age 61 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday September 15, 2016.   Mr. McIntire was the son of the late LeRoy Harvey and Sue Elmore Leachman McIntir ...
Brenda Sue Dalton, 69, Jefferson
  Ms. Brenda Sue Dalton, age 69, of Jefferson, GA passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at her residence.  Ms. Dalton was born on October 16, 1946 in Fairmont, W ...

White

Patricia V. Driver, 72, Sautee
Patricia Driver, age 72 of Sautee, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016. Mrs. Driver was born on October 16, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late John L. Waites, Sr. an ...
Blanche Garland, 87, Cleveland
Blanche Garland, age 87 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016.  Mrs. Garland was born February 26, 1929 in Waynesville, NC to the late Reuben and Bida Mess ...
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.