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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 30th, 2018

Gwinnett

Jean Clay Crocker, 85, Buford
Jean Clay Crocker, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-six years, Rev. Billy H. Crocker; son, Billy Wayne C ...
Barbara Norman Carson, 53, Lawrenceville
Barbara Norman Carson, age 53, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ruby Moore; Aunt Verna Walton. Barba ...
Joseph "Joe" Loggins, 48, Buford
Joseph “Joe” Loggins, age 48, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Aaron and Yadira Loggins, Lawrencevil ...

Habersham

Jerry Holland, 74, Mount Airy
Jerry Holland, age 74, of 134 Grace Land Drive, Mount Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mr. Holland was born on July 16, 1943 in Flowery Branch, Georgia to ...
Tony W. Braswell, 60, Clarkesville
Tony W. Braswell, age 60, of Clarkesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Golden and Lorraine (Roper) Braswell and Herman and ...

Hall

Julian Anthony Haynes, 74, Murrayville
Julian Anthony Haynes, age 74, of Murrayville died on May 30, 2018. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church Cemet ...
Glenda Jean Reed, 74, Gainesville
Our beloved mother Glenda Jean Reed age 74 of Gainesville, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday May 30, 2018. Our mother touched more lives than she knew. She genuinely cared fo ...
"Keith” Lewis Thomas, 48, Gainesville
“Keith” Lewis Thomas age 48, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  Survivors include his mother, Margaret Ann Thomas; his father Rickey Ford ...
George S. Chapman, 95, Flowery Branch
Mr. George S. Chapman, age 95, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Saturday, ...

Jackson

Susie Minish Davis, 95, Commerce
Susie Minish Davis, age 95, of Commerce, GA entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  She was born on January 29, 1923 ...
Laurence Kenneth Morgan, 71, Hoschton
Laurence Kenneth Morgan, 71, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  Formerly of Louisville, Kentucky, Mr. Morgan was a graduate of the University of Louisville and earned a master& ...

Other

Lottie Porter White, 81, Social Circle
Lottie Porter White, age 81, of Social Circle, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, ...

Rabun

Vernon Burnette, 81, Rabun Gap
Vernon Burnette, age 81, of Rabun Gap, Georgia, passed away on May 30, 2018. Vernon was born on April 3, 1937 in Scaly, North Carolina to the late Otis and Hattie Burnette. Thro ...
David Friedrichs, 80, Clayton
David Friedrichs, age 80 of Clayton, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Born in Vashon Island, Washington on April 30, 1938 to the late Elmer and Beulah Winafred Blaker Fri ...

Union

Bonnie Lee Holloway, 85, Suches
Mrs. Bonnie Lee Holloway, age 85, of Suches passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mrs. Holloway was born in Anderson, SC on July 31, 1932 to the late Axel and Minnie Jones Olson. ...
'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died
Singer Aretha Franklin, the iconic "Queen of Soul" who voiced classics such as "Respect," "Think" and "Chain of Fools," has died at 76.
Funeral service set for Gainesville advocate for the disabled
A longtime advocate for the disabled, Justin Pressley of Gainesville, will be buried Monday.
Billy Starr Hardman, Gainesville's oldest physician, dies at age 98
Dr. Billy Starr Hardman, M.D., a well-known physician who was instrumental in building the medical community in Gainesville, has died at the age of 98.
Ex-WWE star Brian Christopher Lawler dead at age 46
Authorities say former World Wrestling Entertainment star Brian Christopher Lawler has died after attempting suicide in his jail cell
Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Nancy Sinatra Sr., childhood sweetheart and first wife of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
Former Congressman from Georgia Pat Swindall has died
Former Georgia congressman Pat Swindall, a GOP trailblazer derailed by perjury, dies at 67
Actor Tab Hunter, star of 'Damn Yankees!' movie, dies age 86
Actor Tab Hunter, whose blond good looks made him the heartthrob of millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees," has died at age 86
Update: Ray Burch: Local, state poultry leader dies
A memorial service will be held Tuesday. July 10th for Ray Burch, a Gainesville man well-known in local and state poultry circles.