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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 6th, 2018

Banks

Gregory Clyde Walters, 66, Commerce
Mr. Gregory Clyde Walters, age 66, of Commerce died Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Walters was born in Lorian, OH to Bernedette Jua ...

Forsyth

Martha Shadburn Grant, 73, Cumming
Martha Shadburn Grant, 73, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  A lifelong resident of Forsyth County, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmot ...
James Curtis Mobley, Jr., 56, Houston, Texas
James Curtis Mobley, Jr., age 56, of Houston, TX passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 after a short bout with cancer. Curt was born on Christmas Day in 1961. He was of the Presbyt ...

Gwinnett

Sue Sears Southerland, 85, Buford
Sue Sears Southerland, age 85, of Buford, Georgia passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty four years, Verlon C. Southerland; ...

Hall

Patrick O’Hara Benton, 84, Flowery Branch
Mr. Patrick O’Hara Benton, age 84, of Flowery Branch passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family. ...
Mark David Farley, 61, Flowery Branch
Mark David Farley, age 61 of Flowery Branch, GA died suddenly Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11 AM at The Church of Jesus C ...
Kimball Grant Turpin, 52, Gainesville
Kimball Grant Turpin, 52, of Gainesville passed away November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 14, ...
Edith S. Chambers, Gainesville
Edith S. Chambers of Gainesville passed away peacefully on November 6, 2018. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home 10:30 a.m. November 10, 2018. ...
Deborah Strickland Shumake of Hall County, GA was born on June 7, 1954 to William D. Strickland and Opal Grogan Strickland.  She was preceded in death by her father and surviv ...
Guo Yang, 52, Gainesville
Mr. Guo Yang, age 52, of Gainesville passed away on Tuesday November 06, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Memorial service will start at 10:00 a.m. on Monday November 1 ...

Lumpkin

Mary Idelle Davis, 98, Murrayville
Mary Idelle Davis, 98, of Murrayville, Lumpkin County, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a brief illness. Bor ...

Other

Louie Hamm, 71, Alpharetta
Mr. Louie Hamm 71, of Alpharetta, GA passed away on November 6th, 2018. He is survived by his children; David Hamm (Jeanette), and Andrew Hamm (Beverly). Siblings; Charlotte Dut ...

Stephens

John Lewis Aikens Jr., 48, Eastanollee
Mr. John Lewis Aikens Jr., age 48, of 224 Indian Drive, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday November 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of John L. Aikens, Sr. and th ...
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