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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 6th, 2017

Banks

Charlie Wade, 82, Alto
Charlie Wade, age 82, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Friday, January 6, 2017 following an extended illness. Mr. Wade was born on July 6, 1934 in Banks County ...

Forsyth

Dominic Anthony Accetta of Cumming, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 6th, 2017 at the age of 81.  The son of Rocco and Angelina Accetta, Sicilian immigrants, he was born i ...
Doris Irene Flynn, 83, Cumming
Doris Irene Flynn, age 83, of Cumming, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Tom Ed Flynn; parents Leon and Effie Holbrook an ...

Gwinnett

Josef Daniel Neuburger, 75 of Buford, GA passed away Friday, January 6, 2017.  Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, Cumming, Ga., www.mcdonaldandson.com

Hall

Amy Marie Couget, 95, Gainesville
Mrs. Amy Marie Couget, 95, of Gainesville passed away on January 6, 2017 A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Memorial Pa ...
Sammy Gene Bryant, 69, Gainesville
Sammy Gene Bryant, age 69 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. He was a faithful husband, wonderful father and the best Papa that ever lived. He is survived b ...
Henry B. Humphries, 84, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday January 10, 2017 at New Haven Congregational Holiness Church for Henry B. Humphries, age 84 of Gainesville. The Rev. Wayne Hick ...
Alfred Sullens, 68, Gainesville
 Alfred Sullens, age 68, of Gainesville passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. A Funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of M ...

Jackson

Julie E. Pyles, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Julie E. Pyles, age 91 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 6, 2017.  Mrs. Pyles was preceded by her husb ...

Lumpkin

Sammie Lane Davis, 80, Dahlonega
Sammie Lane Davis, age 80, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Friday January 6, 2017 at Foothills Retirement Home in Dahlonega, GA. She was born in Lumpkin County and had lived in ...

Other

Albert Neal Whigham, 73, Alpharetta
Albert Neal Whigham, age 73 of Alpharetta, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017.  He was a Army Veteran. Albert was a member of Cleveland Avenue Baptist Church and was the o ...

Stephens

Mr. Quinnion Willard Griffin, age 64, of 92 Robin Place, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the home. A son of the late Luther and Amey Lee Sertain Griffin ...
James Claude Lawson, 93, Toccoa
Mr. James Claude “J.C.” Lawson, age 93 of 15 Fern Point Extension, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, January 6, 2017 at the Stephens County Hospital.   A son of th ...

White

Michael Paul Dobbins, 59, Cleveland
Alexander Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Michael Paul Dobbins, age 59 of Cleveland, formally of Marietta, Georgia. Mr. Dobbins passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. G ...
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.