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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 2nd, 2018

Banks

Jimmie Darrell Bullock, age 80 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, October 02, 2018 at his residence.         Funeral services will be held ...

Dawson

Minnie Lee Chumley Wigington, 95, Dawsonville
Minnie Lee Chumley Wigington, 95, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 2, 2018 at Grandview Health Care Center following a period of declining health. Born December 25, 19 ...

Forsyth

Betty Barron Eubanks, 84, Cumming
Betty Barron Eubanks, age 84, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Betty was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. Betty was married to H ...
Susan D. Koblasz, 51, Cumming
Susan D. Koblasz, 51, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  Susan was born in Mt. Clemens, MI on October 30, 1966.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Ja ...

Habersham

Mary Lou Fricks, 91, Mt. Airy
Mary Lou Fricks Morris, age 91, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Mrs. Morris was born on August 12, 1927, in Stephens County, Geo ...

Hall

George Clyde Peck, 90, Flowery Branch
Mr. George Clyde Peck was born on December 06, 1927 in Flowery Branch, Georgia to Floyd and Mamie Tanner Peck. He died peacefully on October 02, 2018 at Waterford of Oakwood. He wa ...

Lumpkin

Christopher Gene LaPlaca, 62, Dahlonega
Christopher Gene LaPlaca, born on February 18th 1956, passed away surrounded by family and friends on October 2nd 2018. Chris struggled with the effects of Parkinson’s for ma ...

Other

Ralph Clifford Swain, Sr., 83, Danielsville
Ralph Clifford Swain, Sr., age 83 of Danielsville, GA passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 at his residence.   Born on Oct. 4, 1934 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of the late ...

Stephens

Mrs. Annie Ruth Loudermilk Williams, age 80, of Jottings Drive, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday October 2, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Edwar ...
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
From 'Tom Jones' to 'Skyfall': star Albert Finney dies at 82
British actor Albert Finney, the Academy Award-nominated star of "Tom Jones," has died at the age of 82. Finney's family says he "passed away peacefully after a short illness with those closest to him by his side."
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
Former Rep. John Dingell, who served nearly six decades in the U.S. House, was hard to typecast
Gainesville realtor, philanthropist Don Carter dies at 86
Don Carter, the founder of Don Carter Realty in Gainesville, died at his home on Thursday, Feb. 7.
Frank Robinson, baseball's fearsome trailblazer, dies at 83
Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the 1st black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, dies at 83
Special Master in Georgia-Florida water wars case dies at 88
The man who served for nearly four years as the Special Master overseeing the Georgia-Florida water wars lawsuit has died.
Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93
Glen Wood, racing patriarch who had been NASCAR Hall of Fame's oldest living member, dies at 93