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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 16th, 2014

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Roberta Smith, 75, Statham
Roberta Smith, age 75 of Statham, GA passed away on Sunday. Professional Services Entrusted to Wimberly & White Funeral Home.

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Margaret Mary Rasper, 94, Cumming
Margaret Mary Rasper, 94, of Cumming, GA died on November 16, 2014. Born in Cleveland, OH she was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen Slattery. Her beloved husband, Rudolp ...
Theron Walker, 85, Cumming
Theron Walker went to be with the Lord on November 16, 2014. He departed this life at 2:30 PM at his home in Cumming, Georgia, surrounded by his loving family. He was 85.Theron w ...

Gwinnett

Royce McDaniel, 61, Buford
Mr. Royce McDaniel, age 61, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Carrie Lou McDaniel; and brothers, Doug McDan ...

Habersham

Florence 'Tete' Vandergriff, 92, Clarkesville
Florence "Tete" Vandergriff, age 92, of Clarkesville, passed away on November 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.Born on February 24, 1922 in Clarkesville, Geor ...
John Carty, 83, Cornelia
John Carty, age 83, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014.Memorial Graveside Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Yonah Me ...
Kathleen Chumbler Lummus, 89, of Cumming, passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014. She was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Dot ...

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Janice Laverne Hicks, 70, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday November 19, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Janice LaVern Hicks, age 70 of Gainesville. Rev. Roger Peck and Rev. ...
Larry Jarrell Scroggs, 61, Gainesville
Larry Jarrell Scroggs, 61 of Gainesville passed away on November 15, 2014 of a sudden illness. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 from 5-8 pm at ...
Mary Elizabeth Elliott Summerville was born in Macon, GA on December 13, 1935 to Russell and Nathalie Elliott. She graduated from Mt. DeSales high school in Macon, GA and went on t ...
Robert Alan Starner, 77, Gainesville
Funeral Services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Wednesday November 19, 2014 at Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Robert Alan Starner,77, of Gainesville. Rev. Gary Huff will officiat ...
Robert William "Bobby" Patterson, 76, Flowery Branch
Mr. Robert William "Bobby" Patterson, age 76, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p ...
Virginia Hall, 91, Gainesville
Memorial Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday November 19, 2014 in the Chapel of First Baptist Church for Emma Virginia Hall age 91 of Gainesville. The Dr. Bill Coates, R ...

Jackson

Broadus Smith, 88, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Broadus Fred Smith, age 88, of Jefferson, who passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014. Mr. Smith was born in Pompano Beach, Florida, ...
James Keith Gilbert, 52, Braselton
Mr. James Keith Gilbert, 52, of Braselton, GA., passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014. A native of Myrtle Beach, SC., he had lived in Jackson County for a number of years. He was ...

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Albert M. Gilleland, 83, Snellville
Albert M. Gilleland, age 83, of Snellville passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014. Graveside Services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Georgia National Cemetery, ...
'Good Times' Ja'Net DuBois dies; co-wrote 'Jeffersons' theme
Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” has died
Kennesaw State's second president, Betty Siegel, dies at 89
Kennesaw State University is mourning the death of its second president, Dr. Betty L
Bill Ensley, coach who revitalized UNG basketball program, dies at 84
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 for the man who is credited with reviving the basektball program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Robert Conrad, star of "The Wild, Wild West," dies at 84
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi dies
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi has died at the age of 73 following a long illness.
Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles say actor and comedian Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles
Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103
Kirk Douglas, the muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films and helped fatally weaken the Hollywood blacklist, has died at 103
Former NASCAR, IndyCar racer John Andretti passes away
Veteran race car driver John Andretti passed away on Thursday at the age of 56. Andretti, the nephew of Indianapolis 500 winner Mario Andretti, was diagnosed in 2017 with colon cancer.