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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 25th, 2018

Forsyth

Daniel Bernard Lowrey, 94, Cumming
Daniel Bernard Lowrey 94, of Cumming passed away on June 25, 2018. A celebration of Daniel’s life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdo ...
Barbara A. Norwood passed away on June 25, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard Wayne Norwood. She is survived by her children Stan Norwood (Sheree), Debbie ...

Gwinnett

Frances Bell Hay, 89, Buford
Frances Bell Hay, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, June 25, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-eight years, Ernest E. Hay, Sr. Mrs. Hay is survived by ...
Sherry Annette Lanton, 68, Buford
Sherry Annette Lanton, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, June 25, 2018. She was preceded in death by her father, Larry Bingham, and two husbands, Tony Lanton and Thomas Whi ...

Habersham

Joyce Marie Irvin Heimberger, 65, Clarkesville
Joyce Marie Irvin Heimberger, age 65 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018 following a brief illness. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on October 24, 1952, s ...
Margaret C. "Peggy" Morgan, 87, Olathe, Kansas, formerly of Mt. Airy
Margaret C. “Peggy” Morgan, age 87, of Olathe, Kansas, formerly of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 25, 2018. Mrs. Morgan was born on Dece ...

Hall

Leland Buice, 87, and Margaret Josephine “Jo” Whelchel Buice, 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away in succession on June 25 and June 26, 2018, respectively. Born Ju ...
Justo Angel Perez, 73, Gainesville
Justo Angel Perez, age 73, died on Monday June 25, 2018 after battling cancer for over a year and a half.  Justo, who sometimes went by Joe, was born in Caraballo, Cuba o ...

Jackson

Mr. Jimmy “Produce Man” Hicks, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Monday, June 25, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Hicks was born in Stone Mountain ...

Other

James Robert Vonier, 65, Knoxville
James Robert “Jim” Vonier, age 65 of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday June 12, 2018 at his residence. Born in Barwick Georgia on August 31, 1952, he was the ...
Longtime Gainesville dentist, director of Good News Dental Clinic to be remembered at Wednesday service
Memorial services are set for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 for Dr. Edwin Riley "Ed" Burnette, a longtime Gainesville dentist who was the director of Good News Dental Clinic for a number of years.
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97
Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes.
Joe Gibbs' eldest son dies at 49 from neurological disease
Joe Gibbs Racing says co-founder J.D. Gibbs, the eldest son of team owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs, has died. He was 49.
Georgia Hall Of Fame racer Charles Barrett passes away
Charles Barrett, a Hall of Fame short track ace and former NASCAR driver, passed away on Friday. The Cleveland, Georgia native scored the win in approximately 250...
Mansfield Oil Co. founder dies at 86
John Mansfield, Sr., of Amelia Island, Fla., formerly of Gainesville, and the founder of Mansfield Oil Company and Kangaroo convenience stores, died Thursday. .
Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75
'Laverne & Shirley' star and movie director Penny Marshall has died at age 75
Funeral services Friday for officer who helped establish Hall County SWAT team
Funeral services have been scheduled for Lt. Bob McMahan, a 23-year veteran of the Hall County Sheriff's Office, who was instrumental in setting up the SWAT team for the department.
'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57
Stephen Hillenburg, whose daffy animated 'SpongeBob SquarePants' became an international hit, dies at 57.