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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Nov 2nd, 2016

Dawson

Roy “Jeep” Lance, 73, Dawsonville
Roy “Jeep” Lance, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday November 2, 2016 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born May 5, 1943 to the late Hoyt and Elda Lance ...

Forsyth

Mary (Mickie) McMenamin, Cumming formerly of South Pasadena, FL
Mary (Mickie) McMenamin, a long-time resident of South Pasadena, FL died November 2, 2016 at Seasons Hospice in Cumming, GA.  Mickie graduated from Penn State University an ...
Robert Allen Underwood, 64, Cumming
Robert Allen Underwood, age 64 of Cumming, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.  He was a member of Browns Bridge Community Church where he was the Small Group Leader f ...

Habersham

Patrick Newton Parker, III, age 80, of Demorest, GA passed away peacefully at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA with his wife, Deborah Jiles Parker by his side on N ...

Hall

Odis D. Chapman, 78, Lula
  Mr. Odis D. Chapman, age 78, of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness.         ...
Ricky Jenkins, Gainesville
Mr. Ricky Jenkins of Gainesville, Georgia was a member of Greater Vision Church under the leadership of Elder Alfonza M. Jenkins, Sr.  and First Lady Wanda Jenkins.  He w ...

Jackson

Mittie Sue Weldon, 87, Commerce
  Mrs. Mittie Sue Weldon, age 87, of Commerce died Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at The Oaks at Scenic View.  Mrs. Weldon was born in Homer to the late, Henry and Mittie ...

Rabun

Mary Helen Cheek Jacobs, 86, of Clayton, GA passed away at her residence Wednesday, November 2, 2016. She was born in Franklin, NC on January 15, 1930 to William Oliver Cheek an ...

Stephens

Mrs. Katherine Williams Canady, age 98, of Mize Road, Toccoa, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at The Stephens County Hospital.   The daughter of the late Be ...

White

Thomas Lee Holcomb, 88, Cleveland
Thomas Lee Holcomb, age 88, of Cleveland, passed away on November 2, 2016. Mr. Holcomb was born on November 11, 1927, in Gainesville, GA, to the late Tom and Kate Pitchford Holc ...
Marian Cecelia Tessier, 85, Sautee-Nachoochee
Marian Cecilia Tessier, 85, of Sautee Nacoochee died Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, of complications following a fall. Marian w ...
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.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
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...