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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 11th, 2017

Banks

Mrs. Barbara Ann Poole Jones, age 69, of Lula died Monday, September 11, 2017 at her residence.  Mrs. Jones was born in Commerce to the late, Fletcher and Ida Mae Massey Poole ...

Dawson

Oliver Brock, 82, Dawsonville
Oliver Brock, 82, of Dawsonville passed away Monday September 11, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a period of declining health. Born February 12, 1935 to the ...
Nancy Martin Eason, 67, Dawsonville
Nancy Martin Eason, 67, of Dawsonville, passed away Monday, September 11, 2017.  A native of Cumming, Nancy was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and active in the WMU. &n ...

Forsyth

Richard Lem Wintersteen of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017, at approximately 1:14 p.m. He was born in Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas on March 15, 1924. He was ...
David John Zimmer, 79, Cumming
David John Zimmer, 79 of Cumming, GA passed away on Monday September 11, 2017. The family will receive friends on Saturday September 16, 2017 from 10am to 11am at the McDonald a ...

Gwinnett

Patricia Garrett Frederick, age 68, of Buford, GA, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 after an extended illness. Funeral service will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM at ...
Robert Van Stanford, 87, Lilburn
  Robert Van Stanford, 87, of Lilburn, GA passed away peacefully on September 11, 2017.  Mr. Stanford was born in Atlanta, GA, the eldest of 4, to William and Celeste ...
Geoffrey D. Maddox, 45, Lawrenceville
Geoffrey D. Maddox, age 45, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, Juanita Maddox; and grandparents, J.C. and Will ...
James Wesley Wilson, 88, Buford
James Wesley Wilson, age 88, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017. He was preceded in death by his son, Randy Paul Wilson. He is survived by his sister, Ann W ...

Habersham

D.W. Armour, 74, Demorest
D.W. Armour, age 74 of Demorest, passed away on Monday, September 11, 2017. Born in Hall County, Georgia on December 31, 1942, he was a son of the late Dee and Vadie Thomas Armo ...
Irene Elizabeth Gibson, 96, Mt. Airy
Irene Elizabeth Gibson, age 96 of Mt. Airy, Georgia and Leesburg, Florida, passed away peacefully after a yearlong battle with cancer on Monday, September 11, 2017. Mrs. Gibson ...
Rev. Grover Garrison Murphy, age 82 of Alto, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at his residence. Born in Hall County, Georgia on April 27, 1935, he was a son of the late G ...
Donnie Seay, 59, Martin formerly of Demorest
Donnie Seay, age 59 of Martin, Georgia formerly of Demorest passed away on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 2017 ...

Hall

Ronald Patrick Smith, 73, Clermont
Alexander Funeral Home announces that Ronald Patrick Smith, age 73, of Clermont, Georgia passed away on September 14, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete at this time but will be a ...

Lumpkin

Debra Ann Price Arden, 59, Dahlonega
Debra Ann Price Arden age 59 of Dahlonega passed away September 7, 2017. Debra loved to paint and “doodle”. Debra was a very talented artist and had most recently illus ...
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.
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
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.
Janice Riley, longtime head of Ninth District Opportunity, dies
The funeral will be held Saturday for Janice Riley, longtime executive director of Gainesville-based Ninth District Opportunity, who died earlier this week following a brief illness.
Tommy Irvin, longtime Georgia agriculture chief, dies at 88
​Former Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin, whose four decades in office made him one of the longest-serving statewide officials in U.S., died at the age of 88, the department he once ran confirmed Friday.
'Cheers' actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69
A publicist for Jay Thomas says the actor and radio host has died at 69