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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 ...
‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81
Singer Bill Withers has died
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died