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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Nov 25th, 2017

Dawson

Jan Grimes, 84, Dawsonville
Jan Grimes, 84, passed away Saturday November 25, 2017 and is now at peace in the arms of our Heavenly Father, Jesus. Jan was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Ione Gr ...
Jan Grimes, 84, Dawsonville
Jan Grimes, 84, passed away Saturday November 25, 2017 and is now at peace in the arms of our Heavenly Father, Jesus. Jan was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Ione Gr ...

Forsyth

Harold Dean Smith, 65, Cumming
Harold Dean Smith, age 65, of Cumming, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017.  He was a deacon and member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Noah and ...

Gwinnett

William Hayward "Buck" Cooper, 89, Lawrenceville
William Hayward "Buck" Cooper, 89 of Lawrenceville passed away Saturday November 25, 2017 at the Gwinnett Medical Center. Born in Gainesville, Ga. September 8, 1928, M ...
Krystyna (Kris) Sulimirski, 78, Lawrenceville
Krystyna (Kris) Sulimirski (Hryniewicz) died peacefully on November 25, 2017 in Lawrenceville, GA at the age of seventy-eight. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished ...

Hall

Joseph Allen Martin, 51, Gainesville
Joseph Allen Martin Jr. age 51, of Gainesville, passed away due to an extended illness on Saturday, November 25th, 2017. Joe is survived by Tammy Martin, his wife of 18 years; s ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia “Jinner” Watkins Moore, age 89 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, November 25, 2017.  Mr ...

Lumpkin

Shelby VanMeter, 80, Dahlonega
Mrs. Shelby Claudette VanMeter, age 80, of Dahlonega, passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017.   Mrs. VanMeter was born on November 30, 1936 to the late Claude C. Scott ...

Other

Bobbie Jean McLendon, 58, Royston
Bobbie Jean McLendon age 58 of Royston passed away Friday Nov. 24, 2017 at the St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital.   Mrs. McLendon was born May 29, 1959 in Athens to ...

Stephens

Larry Mason Long, 60, Martin
Larry Mason Long, age 60 of 50 Poplar Lane, Martin, Georgia passed away Friday, November 24, 2017 at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital. A son of the late Carl Mason Long and Mar ...
Gainesville lawyer, who devoted countless hours to environmental causes and his church, dies
According to his obituary, Frank Armstrong's reverence for the earth was demonstrated by his planning of numerous Earth Day programs and his devotion to Elachee Nature Science Center.
Comedian Tim Conway of 'The Carol Burnett Show' dies at 85
Tim Conway, the impish second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show and formed a lasting comedy partnership with cast member Harvey Korman, has died
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97
Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in '60s films, has died
Gainesville lawyer, former president of the state bar dies
Doug Stewart was senior litigator with Stewart Melvin & Frost in Gainesville.
Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in the 'Star Wars' films, dies at 74
Actor Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films, has died
Former Flowery Branch City Councilwoman dies
Mary Jones died Thursday at her residence at the age of 76.
Joe T. Wood, Sr., longtime Gainesville insurance executive and former state House member, dies
A longtime Gainesville insurance executive, who also served 23 years in the Georgia House of Representatives, died Saturday
John Havlicek, Celtics great with mighty steal, dies at 79
John Havlicek, the durable Boston Celtics great with a signature steal, dies at 79