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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 29th, 2017

Gwinnett

Thomas Lee “Tom” Smith, age 72, of Buford, GA, died Friday, September 29, 2017. Mr. Smith has been cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Tom is ...

Habersham

Anne Lunsford, age 84, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017.   Anne was born in Stephens County on December 12, 1932.  She was the last surviving child of the lat ...

Hall

Evelyn Agnes Grier, 73, Gainesville
Evelyn Agnes Mimbs-Grier, 73, of Gainesville, peacefully joined her heavenly family on September 29, 2017.  Evelyn was born on July 7, 1944 in Blytheville, AR., to the late Wi ...
Wilbern Furman (Bo) Strickland, 85, Flowery Branch
Mr. Wilbern Furman “Bo” Strickland, age 85, of Flowery Branch died Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Heritage Hospice of Marietta.  Mr. Strickland was born in Athens ...

Lumpkin

Douglas Crumley, 62, Dahlonega
Mr. Douglas Crumley, age 62, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017.   Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of Dahl ...
Mr. Douglas “Doug” Charles Crumley, age 62, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017.  Doug was born in Hall County on December 5, 1954 to the late ...
Hershel Darrell Mooney, 88, Dahlonega
Mr. Hershel Darrell Mooney, age 88, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, September 29, 2017. Mr. Mooney was a native and lifetime resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on ...

Stephens

Thomas Russell Yow Williams, Sr., Martin, Georgia, passed away on September 29, 2017. He was 83 years old. Tom was born in Washington, D.C., on January 27, 1934, to Copeland ...

White

William Nelms Jr., 71, Cleveland
William Jr. Nelms age 71 of Cleveland passed away Friday September 29, 2017. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland.
Jean Pardue, 84, Cleveland
Funeral services for, Jean  Pardue age 84 of Cleveland will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday October 1, 2017 in Trinity United Methodist Church.  Interment will be in the chur ...
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
Gainesville civic leader, philanthropist dies
A Gainesville civic leader and philanthropist, Mary Cleveland, will be remembered at funeral Sunday at First Baptist Church of Gainesville.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66
NASCAR champion owner, engine maker Robert Yates dies at 74
Robert Yates, a longtime NASCAR owner and engine builder, dies at 74
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
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.
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