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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 7th, 2015

Barrow

Michael Allen Thompson, age 49, of Auburn passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015.  He loved woodworking, drawing, crocheting and small engine repair.  He loved all of his ...

Forsyth

Wilbur Stuart Hamrick, 78, Cumming
Wilbur Stuart Hamrick, age 78 of Cumming passed away November 7, 2015 after a long illness.   Arrangements will be announced at a later date.   Ingram Funeral ...

Habersham

Roger Anthony Allen, 56, Demorest
Roger Anthony Allen, age 56 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Saturday, November 08, 2015.   Born in Habersham County, Georgia on April 07, 1959, Roger was a son of Claude ...
Delphia Moses Laughridge, 90, Demorest
Delphia Moses Laughridge, age 90 of Demorest, and formerly of Morganton, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015. Born in Morganton, North Carolina on August 21, ...

Hall

Funeral Services will be held 2:00pm Monday November 9, 2015 in the Blackshear Place Baptist Church for Nellie Mae Loggins Sellers, 84, of Oakwood, Ga. Interment will be in ...

Jackson

 Rose Elizabeth Whitfield Leachman, age 96 of Commerce, GA passed away Saturday November 07, 2015.    She was the daughter of the late Norman and Lelia Massey ...
Marvin Randall Whitlock, 67, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Marvin Randall Whitlock, age 67, of Jefferson, Georgia who passed away on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Mr. Whitlock was born in Jeffers ...

Lumpkin

Angel Lynn Grindle, 27, Dahlonega
Angel Lynn Grindle, age 27, of Dahlonega, GA passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the Northeast GA Medical Center in Gainesville, GA   Angel was a native and lifelo ...

Other

Glenn Ray Turner, 58, Inman, SC
Mr. Glenn Ray Turner, age 58, of Inman, South Carolina passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015 after following a sudden illness.   Glenn was born June 15, 1957. He worked ...

Stephens

Marion Shumake Kent, 87, Toccoa
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Marion Shumake Kent, age 87 of Toccoa, Georgia, formerly of Jefferson and Macon, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 7, ...
Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95
O. Bruton Smith, who emerged from North Carolina farm country and parlayed his love of motorsports into a Hall of Fame career as one of the biggest track owners...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.