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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Feb 26th, 2020

Banks

Myron Douglas Frazer, 69, of Homer passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at his residence following a sudden illness.   Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on T ...

Dawson

Allison Caldwell, 69, Dawsonville
Allison Caldwell 69, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February, 22, 2020. Allison was born on March 22, 1950 in Morristown, Tennessee to Emerson and Ethel Smith. Sh ...
Anita Mae Gauss, 90, Dawsonville
Anita Mae Gauss, 90, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 20, 2020 at her residence. Born November 9, 1929 in Marshall, Michigan to the late Starla and Berdine Clute, sh ...

Forsyth

Clarence Edwin “Luke” Bolton, 87, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County passed away Monday, February 24, 2020. Luke was retired from Tyson Foods and became known as &ld ...
Nancy Lynn Brown, 67, Cumming
  Nancy Lynn Brown “Nan”, 67, died peacefully February 2020, in Forsyth County, in the presence of her two daughters and son-in-law. After many months of battli ...
Roy Dalton Reynolds, 65, Cumming
Roy Dalton Reynolds, age 65, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020.  He was born in 1954, to the late Daniel Reynolds and Lois Reynolds. He was a retired Un ...
Charles Edward Counts, 89, Cumming
Charles Edward Counts, 89, of Cumming, GA passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Counts was a recipient of the Purple Heart.&nbs ...
Alice Sandra “Sandy” Matherly, age 75, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020, surrounded by her children, Margie and David, and sister, Carol, after a l ...
Robert Eric Mills, 79, Cumming
Robert Eric Mills, 79 of Cumming, GA passed away peacefully at home on February 23, 2020 with his wife Joan by his side. Robert was a devout Christian with a strong faith and de ...

Gwinnett

Jair Jamar Drummond, 17, Lawrenceville
Jair Jamar Drummond, age 17, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away February 19, 2020.  He is survived by his father, Eric Maurice Drummond; mother, Jocelyn Evyette Kimble; sister, ...
Adela Margarita Hodgson, 62, Sugar Hill
Adela Margarita Hodgson, age 62, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020. She is survived by daughter, Daisy Farinha, Sugar Hill; son, Sean Farinha; six grandc ...
Norma Wingerd Atteberry, age 96, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Noel Atteberry and son, Randall Atteberry. ...
Stanley Pugh, 76, Buford
Stanley Pugh, age 76 of Buford, GA, died Friday, February 21, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 2 PM at Hamilto ...
Karen Delores Sorrells, of Buford GA, passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 17, 2020 at the age of 59 while recovering from a stroke at Chestnut Ridge Nursing and Rehabil ...

Habersham

Rebecca Catherine Cowan, 52, Cornelia
Rebecca Catherine Cowan, 52 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020. There are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcd ...
Perry Edward Tollison, 61, Demorest
  Perry Edward Tollison, age 61, of Demorest, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020. Born on December 22, 1958, in Atlanta, he was a son of the late Hoyt and Pauline ...

Hall

Carolyn Moore Brown, 91, Gainesville
Carolyn Moore Brown was born on December 2nd, 1928 in Boone, North Carolina to Mary Dobbin Moore and Edwin O. Moore and died peacefully on February 19th, 2020.  Her childho ...
James Joseph Cornick, 88, Flowery Branch
Mr. James Joseph Cornick, age 88, of Flowery Branch passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville. Memorial Services will be 4: ...
Theresa Kannan Worrel, 92, Gainesville
Theresa Kannan Worrel, of Gainesville, died on Saturday, February 15, 2020, surrounded by her family. She relished life for 92 years. Theresa was born on August 18, 1927 in Gold ...
Vivian Geneva Gooch, 75, Gainesville
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Vivian Geneva Gooch, age 75 of Gainesville. Ms. Gooch passed away Friday, February 21, 2020. Arrangements are incomplete ...
James Artice Mincey, 82, Gainesville
Mr. James Artice Mincey, 82, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, February 22, 2020 following an extended illness.   Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednes ...
Mildred Perkins, 90, Gainesville
Mildred F. Perkins age 90 of Gainesville passed away Monday February 24, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Perkins was born March 30, 1929 in Gainesville to the late Judge Newman, Sr. ...
Joyce A. Reddy, 81, Gainesville formerly of Tucker, Ga.
Joyce A. Reddy, 81, of Gainesville formerly of Tucker, Ga. died Sunday February 23, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Jeffersonville, Ga. July 26, 1938, Mrs. ...
Andrew J. "Andy" Smith, 71, Gainesville
Andrew J. "Andy" Smith, 71 of Gainesville passed away Thursday February 19, 2020. Andy was born in 1947, Gainesville, GA., to the late Howard and Grace Smith.  He ...
Susan Goodman Weakley, 66, Gainesville
Susan Goodman Weakley, 66 of Gainesville passed away Tuesday February 25, 2020. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later. Little & Davenport Funeral Ho ...
Bradford (Brad) Lee Welborn, 87, Gainesville
Bradford (Brad) Lee Welborn, age 87, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, February 24, 2020, following an extended illness.    Brad was born March 25, 193 ...
Wanda Wright, 63, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Wanda Revine Lord Wright, age 63, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Mrs. Wright was born in Jacks ...

Jackson

Lowell Underwood, Jefferson
Born October 15, 1928, Lowell Milner Underwood passed from this life on February 20, 2020.  He was beloved by many:  his wife of over 50 years, Ruth Kent Underwood, who w ...

Lumpkin

Dr. John Earl Raber, 81, Dahlonega
On Thursday, February 20, 2020, Dr. John Earl Raber went home to be with the Lord.  Dr. Raber was born in Altoona, PA on September 13, 1938 to the late George Dewey and Agnes ...
George Cameron Thompson, 78, Dahlonega
Mr. George Cameron Thompson passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2020.  George was 78 years old.     Visitation will be held Monday, February 24 at the D ...
Geneva B. Truelove, 94, Dahlonega
Mrs. Geneva B. Truelove, age 94, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020. Mrs. Truelove was born in Pickens County on October 14, 1925.  She is preceded in death ...

Other

Teddy Lee Millwood, 54, Decatur
Teddy Lee Millwood , 54, of Decatur passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020. Teddy was a good-hearted and good-natured person who loved everybody and all animals, particularly cats a ...
Mrs. Mary O’Kelley Saxon, age 84, of Ila, GA died Sunday, February 23, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mrs. Saxon was born in Commerce to the late Salley Suggs ...
Judith Bradbury, 68, Eastanollee
Judith (Judi) Lynne Bradbury, age 68 of Eastanollee, GA passed away Saturday February 15, 2020. Judi was born in Cincinnati, OH in 1951 to the late Wayne and Frances Bradbury.&n ...
Duane Brannon Fant, 57, Cartersville
Duane Brannon Fant, 57, of Cartersville, Georgia, passed away from cancer, February 24, 2020. He was a beloved son, brother, and uncle. He is survived by his mother, Hazel Kilgore ...
Thomas Gillio, 79, Suwanee
Mr. Thomas Edward Gillio 79, of Suwanee, Georgia passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2020. The family will have memorial services on a later date.  Condolences may be ex ...
Joe Emery Lewis Sr, 85, Marietta
Joe Emery Lewis Sr., 85, died Feb. 14, 2020 in Marietta, Cobb County, GA.  He was born July 26, 1934 in Cordell, Washita County, OK.  He was the son of Emery Andrew Sigle ...

Rabun

David Cantrell, 72, Clayton
David Cantrell passed away on February 21, 2020 at the age of 72. Retired entrepreneur and inventor, avid fisherman, and rabid Georgia Bulldog fan, David could often be found at th ...

White

Mr. John Robert “Bobby” Dockery, age 55, of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020.   Mr. Dockery was born in Hall County to John Robert and the la ...
Egyptian state TV says ex-President Mubarak has died at 91
Egypt's state TV says the country's former President Hosni Mubarak, ousted in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, has died at 91
Wayne Colston, first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School, dies at age 66
The man who served as the first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School has died at the age of 66.
'Good Times' Ja'Net DuBois dies; co-wrote 'Jeffersons' theme
Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” has died
Kennesaw State's second president, Betty Siegel, dies at 89
Kennesaw State University is mourning the death of its second president, Dr. Betty L
Bill Ensley, coach who revitalized UNG basketball program, dies at 84
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 for the man who is credited with reviving the basektball program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Robert Conrad, star of "The Wild, Wild West," dies at 84
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi dies
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi has died at the age of 73 following a long illness.
Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles say actor and comedian Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles