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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 7th, 2017

Dawson

Eunice Dora Grogan, 84, Dawsonville
Eunice Dora Grogan, 84, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017.  A member of Shady Grove Baptist Church, she is preceded in death by her husband, W.D. Grogan, a ...

Forsyth

Joseph Alan Cervenka, 54, Cumming
Joseph Alan Cervenka, 54, of Cumming passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017. His remains were cremated and no services are planned at this time. Ingram Funeral Home & Cre ...
Lydia Esther Carrion Rodriguez, 83, of Cumming, GA passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017.  Born February 3, 1934 in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, Mrs. Rodriguez had lived in Cumming f ...

Habersham

Hank Lark, 82, Demorest
Hank Lark, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017. Mr. Lark was born on February 10, 1935 in Commerce, Georgia to the late Henry Earl Lark, Sr. a ...
George F. Bryson, 65, Alto
Brother George F. Bryson, age 65, of Alto, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Thursday, December 7, 2017. George was born on March 8, 1952 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was preceded ...

Hall

William (Bill) Benson Dobson, 78, Gainesville
William (Bill) Benson Dobson, 78, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away, Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Bell Minor Nursing home.   Bill’s cremated remains will be in ...
James Michael (Mike) Head, 69, Gainesville
James Michael "Mike" Head, 69 of Gainesville passed away Thursday December 7, 2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Gainesville, Ga., January 12, 194 ...
James Homer Karr, 74, Chestnut Mountain
Mr. James Homer Karr, age 74, of Chestnut Mountain passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. F ...
Avis Bell Norris, 89, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday December 9, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Avis Bell Norris, age 89 of Gainesville. The Rev. Darryl Wo ...

Jackson

Mr. Clarence Timothy “Tim” Gilstrap age 65 of Commerce passed away on Thursday December 07, 2017 at Bentley Assisted Living in Jefferson, Ga. Graveside services are ...

Other

Mary A. Weir, 86, Livermore, California
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mary A. Weir, age 86 of Livermore, California who entered into rest Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  Mrs. Weir was born in Erath Cou ...
Robert Clary, last of the ‘Hogan’s Heroes’ stars, dies at 96
Robert Clary, who played a prisoner of war in the TV sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” has died
Rev. Dr. William Hugh Cauthen dies at 92
The Reverend Dr. William Hugh Cauthen passed away peacefully onto his next life on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.
JGR co-owner Coy Gibbs, 49, dies hours after son wins title
Coy Gibbs, the vice chairman of Joe Gibbs Racing for his NFL and NASCAR Hall of Fame father, died Sunday morning just hours after his son won the Xfinity Series championship.
Jerry Lee Lewis, outrageous rock ‘n’ roll star, dies at 87
The untamable and often outrageous rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has died at 87
Thomas Cahill, popular history writer, dead at 82
Thomas Cahill, a scholar of ancient languages and belief systems with a knack for popular storytelling who engaged history readers with such bestsellers as “How the Irish Saved Civilization” and “Desire of the Everlasting Hills,” has died at age 82
French iconic painter of black Pierre Soulages dead at 102
French painter Pierre Soulages, an icon of post-World War II European abstract art famed for his use of black, has died, according to the Soulages Museum in his hometown of Rodez
Actor in cult favorite 'American Movie' dead at 56
Musician Mike Schank, who was best known for his good guy role in the award-winning documentary film "American Movie," has died at age 56, according to a close friend
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.