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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 7th, 2016

Forsyth

Paul L. Frihse, 74, Cumming
Paul L. Frihse, age 74, of Cumming passed away on June 7, 2016. He is preceded in death by his parents Ella and Paul W. Frihse. Paul is survived by Susan A. Frihse, his loving w ...
Susan Flynn Adkins, 64, Cumming
On the morning of June 7, 2016 Susan Flynn Adkins entered into eternal rest at her home in Cumming, Georgia at the age of 64. Susan Transou Flynn Adkins. She was so proud to car ...
Judy Hamby, 66, Cumming
Judy Hamby, age 66 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.  She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Herman Hamby; brot ...

Gwinnett

Joseph Herman Newsom, 77, Dacula
Joseph Herman Newsom, 77, of Dacula, GA died on June 7, 2016.  Born in Sandersville, GA he was the son of the late Joshua and Wilma Newsom. He retired from Norfolk Southern ...

Habersham

Elsie Mae Andrews, 96, Baldwin
Elsie Mae Andrews, age 96, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2016 at Lamar C ...

Hall

Joy N. Allred, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Joy N. Allred, age 79, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Ivy Springs Manor. Private Graveside Services will be held. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, ...
Marion “Bunny” Martin Ayers passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, following a period of declining health. Bunny was born July 18, 1921, in Gainesville, GA, to the l ...
Wilma Nell Brady, 90, Clermont
  Mrs. Wilma Nell Brady, age 90 of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Funeral serv ...
Therea Rose Franke Knight, 46, Gainesville
Theresa Rose Franke Knight, age 46 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at her residence. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 11:00am in t ...

Jackson

Daniel Lee Sailors, 89, Nicholson
Mr. Daniel Lee Sailors, age 89, of Nicholson passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at his residence.  He was the son of the late, Reverend Ben and Lula Godfrey Sailors.  In a ...
Michael Shane Williams age 53 of Athens passed away Tuesday June 7, 2016 at his residence.   Mr. Williams was born April 12, 1962 in Athens to Bobby Jean & Shirley Gen ...

Lumpkin

Lonnie Wayne Youngblood Sr., age 68, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at his home following a sudden illness. Lonnie was born in Clayton, GA October 14, 194 ...

Other

Derek Etchu Tambe, 52, Cameroon, Africa
        Mr. Derek Etchu Tambe age 52 of Cameroon, Africa went to be home with the Lord Tuesday June 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...
Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91
Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday at 91 in Las Vegas
Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies
Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.
Shaw Carter service is Monday
A memorial service will be held Monday for Shaw Carter, the 24-year-old heart transplant recipient from Gainesville, who battled heart disease and cancer during his lifetime.
Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94
Ara Parseghian, who won two national titles in 11 seasons as coach of Notre Dame, has died at 94.
Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73
Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died
Funeral Friday for Ray Jones, prominent Hall County businessman
A prominent Hall County businessman, active in the poultry industry and as a Jackson EMC Board member for many years, will be buried Friday.
Hootie Johnson, former Augusta National chairman, dies
Hootie Johnson, the South Carolina banker and Augusta National chairman who stubbornly stood his ground amid pressure for the club to invite female members, died Friday morning. He was 86...
Funeral services pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley
Funeral services are pending for Judge William C. O'Kelley, a longtime federal court judge for the Northern District of Georgia.