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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 19th, 2016

Banks

Faye Woodall Peavey, 74, Homer
Faye Woodall Peavey, age 74 of Homer, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Born in Memphis, Tennessee on September 1, 1942, she was a daughter of the late James Ra ...

Gwinnett

Harry L. Wilson, 74, Dacula
Harry L. Wilson, age 74 of Dacula, GA died suddenly on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Mr. Wilson has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 1 ...

Habersham

Lou Ellen Rich, 84, Mt. Airy
Lou Ellen Rich age 84, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Ms. Rich was born on April 15, 1932 in Mt. Airy, Georgia. She was prec ...
Benjamin “Benny” S. Rucker, age 66 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced so ...

Hall

Mr. Clyde Gilbert “Gib” Cronic age 66 of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday October 19, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.  Funer ...

Jackson

Olive Mozelle Scarborough Clark, age 90 of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016.   Mrs. Clark was the daughter of the late Joe and Blanche Gurley Scarbor ...
Mr. Kenneth Mitchell Howington, age 83, of Nicholson died Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Gentiva Hospice IPU at Athens Regional.  Mr. Howington was born in Nicholson to the la ...

Lumpkin

Samuel “Sam” Kent Ingram, Sr., age 62, a life-long resident Dahlonega, GA passed away on October 19, 2016.   Sam was born on September 29, 1954 in Dahlonega, ...

Other

Halia Cham Doskotch, 89, Athens
Halia Cham Doskotch, age 89, of Athens passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2016.  She is survived by her husband Raymond Walter Doskotch; son Steven Raymond Doskotch; daughter ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died