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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 2nd, 2017

Forsyth

Eliza Renee` LeMieux passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017.  There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arra ...
Elliott Lawson Pettey Jr., 64 of Cumming, GA passed away on February 2, 2017. He was born on September 8, 1952, the son of Elliott Lawson Pettey Sr. and Barbara Johnson Baker Pe ...
Dorothy Enloe Phillips, 87, Cumming
Dorothy Enloe Phillips, 87, a native of Cumming, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Dorothy was a devoted daughter, a successful business woman, and a loyal friend ...

Gwinnett

Warren Cecil Mayo, 62, Buford
Mr. Warren Cecil Mayo “Spaceman”, 62, of Buford passed away on Thursday February 2, 2017.   A family memorial service will be held at a later date.   ...

Hall

Shirley Ann Trusty Smith, 68, Flowery Branch
Shirley Ann Trusty Smith, age 68, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017. She is survived by her husband of forty-three years, Randall Smith, Flowery Branch, ...

Jackson

Hazel Margaret Brown, 82, Commerce
Hazel Margaret Brown, age 82 of Commerce, GA passed away Thursday, February 02, 2017 at her residence.   Born in Maysville, GA, Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late G ...

Lumpkin

Betty Joan Scott Vaughan, 60, Dahlonega
Mrs. Betty Joan Scott Vaughan, 60, of Dahlonega passed away February 1, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Febru ...

Union

  Claude Parker Taylor III, age 65, of Suches, GA passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017 with his family by his side. Parker lived most of his life in Conyers, GA; bu ...

White

Robin Maurer Merrill, 74, Cleveland
Robin M. Merrill, age 74 of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017.  Mrs. Merrill was born January 22, 1943 in Syracuse, NY to the late Fredric and Alice Barker ...
Jonathan Demme, 'Silence of the Lambs' director, dead at 73
Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died at age 73
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
Comedian Don Rickles, the Emmy-winning king of insult comedy, died Thursday at 90
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass dies
Former Hall County Sheriff Bob Vass died Monday morning, according to information from the Hall County Coroner's Office.
NASCAR short-track star Sam Ard dies at 78
Sam Ard, a two-time champion of NASCAR's second-tier series, died Sunday. He was 78.
Well known Gainesville social figure passes away
Winifred Natalie Forbes Boomershine died while surrounded by family members on Saturday, March 25th, roughly a month before her 88th birthday.
Gainesville Pearl Harbor veteran dies
Henry Thomas "Jeep" Woodliff of Gainesville, a 101-year-old survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, will be buried in a graveside service Monday at 1:00 at Alta Vista Cemetery.
Sprint car driver Steele killed in Florida speedway crash
Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.
Daytona 500 winner, GRHOF member Pete Hamilton passes away
Pete Hamilton, the 1970 Daytona 500 winner and a member of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday.