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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Sep 16th, 2017

Forsyth

Civil Engineer, Loving Husband, Great Dad, Harry "Pete" Jones, began his journey to be with The Lord on Saturday, September 16, 2017. He leaves behind his loving wife of ...

Gwinnett

William Jacob “Will” Oesterreich, age 30, of Dacula, GA, died suddenly Saturday, September 16, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, September 21, 2017 at ...

Habersham

Rev. Perry Smith, 81, Alto
Rev. Perry Smith, age 81, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017.   Rev. Smith was born on January 7, 1936, in Greene County, Georgia, to the late Mor ...

Hall

Bob Parrish, 86, Gainesville
Bob Parrish, Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, GA, passed away on September 16, 2017 from pancreatic cancer.  He was 86 years old and was predeceased by 3 children Robert J ...
James "Jimmy" Edward Duran, 65, Flowery Branch
James “Jimmy” Edward Duran, age 65, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 19, 20 ...
Mary Evelyn Greenway, 90, Gainesville
Mary Evelyn Greenway age 90 of Gainesville, Georgia died Saturday September 16,2017 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center from a brief illness. Services to be announced&nbs ...
Hazel Richardson Jackson, 94, Gainesville
            Hazel Richardson Jackson was born on June 28, 1923, to Dessie Greenway Richardson and George Washington Richardso ...
James Perry McKinney, 89, Gainesville
James Perry McKinney, 89,  of Gainesville, passed away Saturday September 16, 2017 at his residence. Born October 15, 1927 in Clermont Georgia, he was the son of the late P ...
Basilio Altamirano Salinas, 89, Gainesville
Basilio Altamirano Salinas, age 89, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 12 Noon Monday, September 18, 2017 at Hillsid ...
Janet Elizabeth White, 69, Gainesville
Janet Elizabeth White, 69 of Gainesville passed away Saturday September 16, 2017 at her residence. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Ms. White was retired from Hardy Chevrolet ...

Other

Capt. USMC (Ret.) William E. “Bill” Abbs, age 79 of Carnesville, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017, at his residence. Born in Emmet County, Michigan on April ...
Stanley Wayne Williams, 59, Sandy Springs
Stanley (Stan) Wayne Williams, age 59, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, left us unexpectedly on Monday, September 11th as Hurricane Irma struck the Atlanta area causing a tree to fall on ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86