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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jul 10th, 2018

Banks

Bertha Alene Grogan, 63, Maysville
     Mrs. Bertha Alene Grogan, age 63 of Maysville, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens following a sudden illness.& ...

Forsyth

Martha Jean Phillips, 78, Cumming
Martha Jean Phillips, age 78, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Jean was employed by US General Construction Company for 46 years and was a member of New Light Baptist Church. Sh ...
Thomas Colbert Skinner, 81, Cumming
On Tuesday, July 10, 2018, Thomas Colbert Skinner, widower, father and grandfather, passed away at age 81.  Tom will join his late wife of 52 years, Paula Bunse Skinner, and w ...
Frances Doris Woodall, 81, Cumming
Frances Doris Woodall, age 81, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Frances was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband, Ra ...

Gwinnett

  James Myron Strickland, age 86, of Buford, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Chuck Russell. He is survived by his wife ...

Hall

Sara Ann Barrett Henson, 86, Gainesville
Sara Henson : The Woman Behind the Legendary Voice of First National Bank in Gainesville. Sara Ann Barrett Henson, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on July 10, 2018 at North ...
Gray Davis Hickman, 90, Gainesville
Gray Davis Hickman, 90, of Gainesville, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018.   Gray was born on October 22, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri. God saw him getting tired, and ...
Herman Lamar “Bouncer” Hollis, 75, of Murrayville passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at The Oaks at Scenic View. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Fr ...
Richard Martin Williamson, age 80 of Hoschton, GA passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. Mr. Williamson has been cremated and a privat ...

Jackson

Glenn Wayne Leatherwood, 76, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Glenn Wayne Leatherwood, age 76 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 10, 2018.  Mr. Leatherwood was born in ...

Lumpkin

Jimmy Charles Early, 63, Dahlonega
Mr. Jimmy Charles Early, age 63, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Jimmy was born in Lumpkin County on January 13, 1955 to the late James Edward and Laverne Lance Early. In ad ...
Waymon Fields, 79, Dahlonega
Waymon Fields, 79, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Gold City Nursing Home. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Mt. Pisg ...
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.