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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 ...
Funeral Tuesday for well-known Gainesville businessman, attorney Sonny Sykes
Funeral services for Gainesville attorney and businessman William I. "Sonny" Sykes, Jr. are scheduled for Tuesday, July 13 at Free Chapel Worship Center.
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dies at 88
The family of former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says he has died
Local philanthropist and journalist Lessie Smithgall dies at 110
Lessie Smithgall, a longtime Gainesville philanthropist and journalist, died Friday, June 25 at the age of 110.
Frank Bonner, Herb on 'WKRP in Cincinnati,' dies at 79
Frank Bonner, who played a brash salesman with a love of flashy plaid suits on the TV comedy “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has died
Ned Beatty, indelible in 'Deliverance,' 'Network' dies at 83
Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972′s “Deliverance” launched him on a long, prolific and accomplished career, has died
'Hooked on a Feeling' singer B.J. Thomas dies at 78
One of the country’s most popular and versatile singers, B
Former US Sen. John Warner of Virginia dies at 94
Former Sen. John W
Charles Grodin, 'Midnight Run,' 'Heartbreak Kid,' star, dies
Charles Grodin, the offbeat actor and writer who scored as a newlywed cad in “The Heartbreak Kid” and the father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died