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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 25th, 2017

Dawson

Jan Grimes, 84, Dawsonville
Jan Grimes, 84, passed away Saturday November 25, 2017 and is now at peace in the arms of our Heavenly Father, Jesus. Jan was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Ione Gr ...
Jan Grimes, 84, Dawsonville
Jan Grimes, 84, passed away Saturday November 25, 2017 and is now at peace in the arms of our Heavenly Father, Jesus. Jan was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Ione Gr ...

Forsyth

Harold Dean Smith, 65, Cumming
Harold Dean Smith, age 65, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017.  He was a deacon and member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Noah and ...

Gwinnett

William Hayward "Buck" Cooper, 89, Lawrenceville
William Hayward "Buck" Cooper, 89 of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday November 25, 2017 at the Gwinnett Medical Center. Born in Gainesville, Ga. September 8, 1928, M ...
Krystyna (Kris) Sulimirski, 78, Lawrenceville
Krystyna (Kris) Sulimirski (Hryniewicz) died peacefully on November 25, 2017 in Lawrenceville, GA at the age of seventy-eight. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished ...

Hall

Joseph Allen Martin, 51, Gainesville
Joseph Allen Martin Jr. age 51, of Gainesville, passed away due to an extended illness on Saturday, November 25th, 2017. Joe is survived by Tammy Martin, his wife of 18 years; s ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia “Jinner” Watkins Moore, age 89 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 25, 2017.  Mr ...

Lumpkin

Shelby VanMeter, 80, Dahlonega
Mrs. Shelby Claudette VanMeter, age 80, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017.   Mrs. VanMeter was born on November 30, 1936 to the late Claude C. Scott ...

Other

Bobbie Jean McLendon, 58, Royston
Bobbie Jean McLendon age 58 of Royston passed away Friday Nov. 24, 2017 at the St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital.   Mrs. McLendon was born May 29, 1959 in Athens to ...

Stephens

Larry Mason Long, 60, Martin
Larry Mason Long, age 60 of 50 Poplar Lane, Martin, Georgia passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. A son of the late Carl Mason Long and Mar ...
Funeral services Saturday for former Winder mayor
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18 for former Winder Mayor Buddy Ouzts, who died this week at the age of 82.
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86