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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Mar 20th, 2017

Gwinnett

Linda Nichols, 48, Buford
Mrs. Linda Nichols, age 48, of Buford passed away Monday, March 20, 2017, following an extended illness, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, Ma ...

Habersham

Celia Catherine Hunter Wallace, 96, Clarkesville
Celia Catherine Hunter Wallace, age 96, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to her Heavenly Home on Monday, March 20, 2017, following an extended illness. Mrs. Wallace was born on No ...

Hall

Edna Mozelle Tanner Dale, 93, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for Wed, 22 March at 1:00 pm at Memorial Park Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Dale, 93, of 2860 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. The family will receive fr ...
Mamie Ann Smith Johnson, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Mamie Ann Smith Johnson age 79 of Gainesville passed away on Monday March 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are s ...
Larry Ray, 77, Gainesville
Larry Ray, age 77 of Gainesville, passed away on March 20, 2017 after a long battle with his health.  Larry was born on October 30, 1939 in Tifton, Georgia to the late Dempsey ...
Elmer Robert Chastain, 91, Flowery Branch
Elmer Robert Chastain, 91, of Flowery Branch passed away at home Monday surrounded by his family after a brief illness.  Elmer was a member and deacon of Poplar Springs Baptis ...

Jackson

Philip Haupt, 76, Jefferson
Philip Haupt, age 76, of Jefferson passed away Friday, November 25, 2016.  Memorial services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, March 26, 2017 at New Liberty United Methodist Church ...
Gladys Belle Wilson Starr, 91, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Gladys Belle Wilson Starr who went home to our Lord and Savior on March 20, 2017 after 91 years of blessing us with her unconditional ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Howard Denver “Dood” Savage, age 94, of Maysville, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. Mr. Savage was born in Jackson C ...

Lumpkin

Ann Patterson Shirley, 81, Dahlonega
Mrs. Ann Patterson Shirley, age 81 of Dahlonega passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at her residence. Born on September 14, 1935 in Brinkley, Arkansas to parents Leroy and Elv ...

Other

Mary Ruth Bowden, 77, Danielsville
Mary Ruth Bowden, age 77 of Danielsville, GA passed away Monday, March 20, 2017 at her residence.   Born on Aug. 16, 1939 in Homer, GA, Mrs. Bowden was the daughter of t ...

White

James Kenneth Benfield, 63, Cleveland
James Kenneth Benfield, age 63 of Cleveland, formerly of Batesville community, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Habersham Medical Center.  Mr. Benfield was born on ...
Buford Cleveland Wade, 78, Cleveland
Buford Cleveland Wade, age 78 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.   Mr. Wade was born on May 30, 1938 to the late Cleve ...
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.