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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Sep 22nd, 2016

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   Forrest Lee Bahruth entered into heaven on September 22, 2016.  He leaves behind his Mother and Father, Kaitlyn and Jonathan Bahruth of Auburn, Georgia, Grandpare ...
Sammy Leon Harp, 70, Winder
  Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Sammy Leon Harp, age 70, of Winder, GA, who passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athe ...

Forsyth

Robert Roy Bryan, 48, Suwanee
Robert Roy Bryan, 48, of Suwanee passed away on September 22, 2016. He was preceded in death by his father, William Bradford Bryan, Jr. Born in Atlanta on February 2, 1968, Roy was ...

Gwinnett

Livia Selejan, 96, Lawrenceville
Livia Selejan, age 96 of Lawrenceville, GA died Thursday, September 22, 2016. A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Ga ...

Habersham

Phillip Gerald Cody, Sr., 78, Cornelia
  Philip Gerald Cody, Sr. of Cornelia went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, after 78 full years of life. By those who knew him best, he was called Phil ...

Hall

Harlan “Bill” Dennis Chapman, 65, Flowery Branch
Mr. Harlan “Bill” Dennis Chapman, age 65, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, following ...
Margaret Ann (Maggie) Smith, 66, Gainesville
In Loving Memory of Margaret Ann (Maggie) Smith, age 66, who was granted her angel wings on Thursday September 22, 2016. She was born in Sneads Florida, grew up in Bainbridge G ...

Lumpkin

Janie Mildred Hunt, 106, Dahlonega
Janie Mildred Hunt, age 106, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016.  Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 PM Sunday, September 25, 2016 at The First Pre ...

Other

Harvey Walt Nash, 65, Colbert
Harvey Walt Nash, age 65 of Colbert, GA passed away Thursday September 22, 2016 at his residence.   Mr. Nash was the son of the late Harvey William and Nellie Mae Ta ...

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Hester Fisher, 90, Cleveland
 Hester Fisher, age 90 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016.  Ms. Fisher was born on March 27, 1926, in Cleveland, GA, to the late Thomas and Flor ...
Charlotte Bruner Ragan, 91, Cleveland
Mrs. Charlotte Bruner Ragan age 91 of Cleveland passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at her residence.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be ann ...
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.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69