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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 ...
'Laverne & Shirley' actor Cindy Williams dies at 75
Cindy Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the popular sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died
Robbie Knievel, daredevil son of Evel Knievel, dies at 60
Robbie Knievel, an American stunt motorcycle performer and son of thrill-seeking father Evel Knievel, has died
Tatjana Patitz, supermodel of '80s and '90s, dies at 56
One of an elite group of glamorous supermodels who graced magazine covers in the ’80s and ’90s and appeared in George Michael’s “Freedom
Nate Thayer, reporter who interviewed Pol Pot, dies
Nate Thayer, a fearless reporter who survived several brushes with death while covering conflict in Southeast Asia and was the last Western journalist to interview Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, has died
Bob Penny, bit actor in numerous Hollywood films, dies at 87
An Alabama actor who played small roles in movies including “Forrest Gump” and “Sweet Home Alabama” has died at age 87
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of ‘beautiful game,’ has died
Pelé, Brazil’s mighty king of soccer, has died
Eloise R. Gilmer dead at 97
Eloise R. Gilmer of Gainesville passed away at the age of 97 Wednesday, December 7, 2022.
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