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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 22nd, 2017

Dawson

Charles Edward Woody, 83, Dawsonville
Charles Edward Woody, 83, of Dawsonville passed away Friday September 22, 2017 at his residence following a period of declining health. Born September 12, 1934 in Hall County to ...

Forsyth

Egbert Earl Bennett, 72, Cumming
Egbert Earl Bennett, 72, of Cumming passed away Friday, September 22, 2017.  A boat mechanic for many years, he enjoyed his career.  He is preceded in death by a son, Ken ...
Maria Martins, 84, Cumming
Maria Martins, 84, of Cumming passed away Thursday September 21, 2017 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born January 18, 1933, Maria had been a resident o ...

Hall

Christine Washington, 51, Gainesville
Christine Washington age 51 of Gainesville, GA passed away on September 22, 2017. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Antioch Baptist Church. Vis ...
Jesus Garcia, 36, Gainesville
    Mr. Jesus Garcia, 36, of Gainesville passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25, 2017 in the ...
Ruby “Hilda" Latty, 64, Gainesville
Ruby “Hilda” Latty, age 64, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017.  Ms. Latty was born on March 18, 1953 in Gainesville, Georgi ...
Annie M. Patterson, 73, Buford
Mrs. Annie M. Patterson, age 73, of Buford passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at Emory Hospital, surrounded by her family. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, Septem ...
Jake Sanders, 68, Flowery branch
Mr. Jake Sanders, 68, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday. September 22, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m.  Wednesday, ...

Lumpkin

George Gilbert Stinson, 53, Dahlonega
Mr. George Gilbert Stinson, age 53, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. George was born in Gainesville, GA on June 6, 1964 to the late Benny L. and Lissie Guyt ...

Other

Bobby Lamar Townley, 59, Elberton
Bobby Lamar Townley, age 59 , of Elberton, GA, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fratus and Helen Townley; wife, Deborah Miller Tow ...
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.