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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Sep 7th, 2016

Forsyth

Elizabeth "Beth" Brooks Bagwell, age 93 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Beth was a long time member at Brookwood Baptist Church. She was a born agai ...
Ginny Decker, 69, Cumming
Ginny Decker, born Virginia Ann Dare, passed away on September 07 at Northside Hospital after a courageous struggle with ovarian cancer.  Ginny was born in Paterson, New Jerse ...
Bonnie McClure, 97, Cumming
Ms. Bonnie McClure 97 of Cumming passed away on September 7th, 2016. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arra ...
Barbara Jean Scheuerer, 66, Cumming
Barbara Jean Scheuerer was born in Charleston, SC in 1950. She entered Heaven’s Gate on September 7, 2016 after a 17 year battle with Ovarian Cancer. Barbara was a long-time ...

Habersham

  Daniel Wesley “Danny” Eller, age 49 of Demorest, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on November 3, 1966, he was ...
Evelyn Southerland Sosebee Howard, age 88 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September 07, 2016 following an extended illness. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on A ...

Hall

Myrtice Irene Adams, 85, Gainesville
Mrs. Myrtice Irene Adams, age 85 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, September 06, 2016 at New Horizons following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Fri ...
Marjorie Irene Albertson, 95, Gainesville
Marjorie Irene Benner Albertson, age 95 of Gainesville, GA passed away peacefully on September 7, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Hospice Center.    Bo ...
George D. Lay, 86, Jonesboro, formerly of Gainesville
Mr. George D. Lay, Jr., 86 of Jonesboro, Ga. formerly of Gainesville died Wednesday September 7, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday September 10, 2016 in ...
Mary Johnnie Randolph Ward, 88, Buford, formerly Gillsville
Mrs. Mary Johnnie Randolph Ward, age 88 of Buford, formerly of Gillsville, passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Brookdale Senior Living following an extended illness. ...

Lumpkin

Charles Leon Hansard II, 57, Dahlonega
Charles Leon Hansard II, age 57 of Dahlonega, passed away on September 7, 2016. Charles loved UGA football, Nascar, and wrestling. He was a 1977 graduate of Duluth High School and ...
Pearl Todd Palmer, 88, Dahlonega
Mrs. Pearl Todd Palmer, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born in Winterville, Georgia on Au ...

Other

Beverly Charlene Bates Hardy, age 51 of Colbert, GA passed away Wednesday September 07, 2016.   Mrs. Hardy was the daughter of Barbara Worley Bates and the late Harold B ...
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