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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 31st, 2017

Banks

Steve Douglas Childs, 60, Commerce
Mr. Steve Douglas Childs, age 60, of Commerce, GA died Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Childs was born in Gainesville to William Donald Childs of Commerce and the l ...

Forsyth

Judith Goodmon Cook, 77, Cumming
Judith Goodmon Cook, age 77, of Cumming, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Judy was retired from CASA in Hall County where she helped to turn many lives around. She was a memb ...

Gwinnett

Rev. Robert (Bob) Leuthold of Sugar Hill passed away on October 31, 2017.  He is survived by his wife, Robin Orr Leuthold.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. ...

Habersham

William Michael “Mike” Shiflett, age 62 of Cornelia, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Habersham Medical Center following a sudden illness. Born in Anderson, ...

Hall

Richard Duncan, 82, Gillsville
A Celebration of Life will be held for Richard Duncan 82 of Gillsville, Ga. at 2:00PM Sat. Nov. 4, 2017 in the Chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. The Rev. Shon Thomas w ...
Bobbie J. Jones, 75, Gainesville
Bobbie J. Jones Bobbie was born in Gainesville, Georgia on August 20, 1942 and passed away September 20, 2017. She is a graduate of Gainesville High School Class of 1960. She kn ...
Reverend Robert E. Kersh, 79, Gainesville
Reverend Robert E. Kersh, “Granddaddy”, 79, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, October 31 2017. Rev. Kersh is preceded in death by his parents; his wi ...
Jesus Martinez, 17, Oakwood
Mr. Jesus Martinez, 17, of Oakwood, Georgia passed away October 31, 2017. A Funeral Mass Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017 at Mission Centro Pastoral ...
Thomas Henry Sheridan Jr., 84, Gainesville
Thomas Henry Sheridan, Jr., 84, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Novembe ...

Jackson

Rev. Robert Barr Lewis, 72, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Reverend Robert Barr Lewis, age 72 of Commerce, Georgia (Dry Pond Community) who entered into heaven Tuesday, October 31, 2017.  Reve ...

Other

Trevis “Tony” Anthony Collins, age 60, of Oxford, GA passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Adele W. and Travis M. Collins; ...

White

Caroll L. Zimmerman, 73, Cleveland
Carroll L. Zimmerman, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017. Burial services will be held at Arlington Cemetery at a later date.   A complete obituar ...
Carroll L. Zimmerman, 73, Cleveland
Carroll L. Zimmerman, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away Monday,October 30, 2017.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will beannounced later by Barrett Funeral Home ...
Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99
​The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.
Former Banks Co. probate judge, county commissioner dies
A former Banks County probate judge and county commissioner, Milton Dalton, has died following an extended illness.
Daughter: Popular crooner Vic Damone dies in Florida at 89
Family members say crooner Vic Damone has died in Florida at the age of 89
Memorial service set for Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere
DEMOREST — Piedmont College President Emeritus W. Ray Cleere will be remembered in a memorial service at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 at First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Atlanta.
Head of state educators group dies; was former Forsyth Co. schools superintendent
Dr. Allene Magill, executive director of the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and former schools superintendent in Forsyth County, died unexpectedly at her home Saturday.
Former Gainesville business, civic leader dies
A prominent Athens businessman with strong ties to Gainesville, Claude Williams, Junior, has died.
'WKRP' creator Hugh Wilson dies; was married to Gainesville native
Hugh Wilson, who created the CBS sitcom "WKRP in Cincinnati" in 1978, has died.
Racing pioneer Dan Gurney dead from pneumonia complications
Dan Gurney, the first driver to win in Formula One, IndyCar and NASCAR, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia. He was 86. Gurney began racing in 1955 and won in nearly every racing series he attempted.