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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jan 9th, 2019

Forsyth

Danny Croft, 71, Cumming
Danny Croft, 71, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Danny was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and a member of Silver City Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife ...
Allen Lee Russell, 81, Cumming
Allen Lee Russell of Cumming, Ga died Sunday, January 9, 2019; he was 81 years old.  Lee was born in Ravenden, Arkansas on February 8, 1937 to Carlton Yeager Russell and Lola ...
Robert T. Szalewicz, 64, Cumming
Mr. Robert T. Szalewicz 64, of Cumming passed away on January 9, 2019.  No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. ...
Stanley Nichols, 63, Cumming
Mr. Stanley Nichols 63, of Cumming, Ga passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Visitation will be on Monday, January 14, 2019 from 2-3pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home.&nbs ...
William “Bill” Augustus Schaefer, age 82, of Cumming, Georgia died Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Memorial service with military honors will be 12:30 PM Tuesday, January 1 ...

Gwinnett

Kenneth King, 65, Suwanee
  Kenneth King, age 65, of Suwanee, GA passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019. He is survived by his wife of thirty-four years, Nina Sartor King, Suwanee; step-children, Ke ...

Habersham

Ronald Charles  "R.C." Cougill, age 79, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019. Mr. Cougill was born on January 1st, 1940 in Richmond, ...

Hall

Frank Houston Black, 89, Gainesville
  Frank Houston Black went to be with the Lord Jesus Christ and be reunited with his wife and loved ones on Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 4pm, ET.  He passed peacefully at ...
Daniel Paul Bohmer, 67, Clermont
It is with deep sadness yet also hope that the family of Daniel Paul Bohmer announces his passing on Wednesday January 9th 2019 after a valiant battle with cancer. Daniel had recen ...
Mr. Loreto Martinez Madrigal, age 92, of Oakwood passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. Funera ...

Jackson

William Morris “Billy” Dorsey, 76, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at his residence.  Born November 16, 1942, in Commerce GA, he was the youngest son of the late ...

Lumpkin

Mr. William “Bill” Morgan Mitchell, age 70 of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 following a extended illness.   Memorial services are sc ...

Other

David Lamar Echols, 75, Danielsville
David Lamar Echols, age 75 of Danielsville, GA passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2019.   Born on May 17, 1943 in Maysville, GA, he was the son of the late Andrew Perry and B ...
Jeanne Case Swany, 88, Fayetteville
  Jeanne Case Swany 88, of Fayetteville, Ga passed away on January 9, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mc ...
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.