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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 7th, 2019

Banks

Horace Lamar Smith, 76, Lula
Horace Lamar Smith, age 76, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Monday, January 7th, 2019.   Mr. Smith was born on February 22nd, 1942 in Cornelia, Georgia to the late Jam ...

Forsyth

Randall Ray Cox, 60, Cumming
Mr. Randall Ray Cox 60, of Cumming, Ga passed away on January 7, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arra ...
    Louise Genevieve Eisman 98, of Cumming, Ga passed away on January 7, 2019. Services will be held in her Florida hometown at a later date. Condolences may ...

Gwinnett

Phillip Adam Dean, 35, Buford
Phillip Adam Dean of Buford, GA, a loving father and devoted son and brother passed away at the age of 35 on Monday, January 7, 2019.  He is survived by his daughter, Grace El ...
Larry Daniel Kennedy, 73, Braselton
Larry Daniel Kennedy, age 73, of Braselton, GA passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Idus and Eloise Morgan Kennedy; sister, Patti Kenned ...
Russell “Russ” Hein, age 56, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, January 7, 2019. He is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Mary P. Hein, Buford; son, Christopher ...

Hall

Randall Joseph "Bud" McQueen, 81, Gainesville
Randall Joseph "Bud" McQueen, 81 of Gainesville passed away Monday January 7, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. McQ ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Billy Ray “Lightning” Griffin, age 79, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019. Mr. Griffin was b ...

Lumpkin

Vernis Louise Hughes, 92, Dahlonega
Mrs. Vernis Louise Hughes, age 92, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, January 7, 2019. Mrs. Hughes was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  She was born on May ...
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
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.