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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Sep 23rd, 2019

Banks

Charles Andrew Echols, age 56 of Lula, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on April 2 to the late Lloyd Andrew and Barbara Ann Mote Echols. He w ...

Dawson

Tim Byrd, 65, Dawsonville
Tim Byrd, 65, of Dawsonville passed away Friday September 20, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born July 13, 1954, he was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.  Al ...
Robert M. (Bob) Compton, 87, Dawsonville
Robert M. (Bob) Compton, 87, of Dawsonville, GA passed away September 22, 2019 at St. Ives Memory Care in Johns Creek, GA following a period of declining health. He was born Dec ...

Forsyth

Patricia Claire Egan, 92, Cumming
Patricia Claire Egan 92, of Cumming, GA passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019. She is predeceased in death by her husband; Joseph Vincent Egan III. She is survived by her ...
Sara Lucille Padgett, 87, Cumming
Sara Lucille Padgett, age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Monday, September 23, 2019. She was a member of Longstreet Baptist Church in Cumming, GA. Sara loved to sing and was a ...
Ronald Edwin Roetman, 75, Cumming
Ronald Edwin Roetman on Saturday, September 21, 2019, dedicated follower of Jesus Christ, went home to be with the Lord at the age of 75. He was a faithful and devoted husband of 5 ...

Gwinnett

Karin Haladej, 94, Alpharetta
Karin Haladej, age 94, of Alpharetta, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 14, 2019.  Her great love for the arts was dominant throughout her entire life. ...
Mary Barbara Kach, Sugar Hill
Mary Barbara Kach of Sugar Hill Georgia passed away on Wednesday, September, 18th 2019. Mary was born July 13th, 1947 to Peter and Mary Walczuk in Stanford Connecticut. She was ...
Jack Crawford, Buford
Jack Reginald Crawford, born on February 19, 1924, died peacefully at home on September 15, 2019.  He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Alvina B. Crawford, and his b ...
Imogene Fields Morgan, 92, Auburn
Imogene Fields Morgan, age 92, of Auburn, GA passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-seven years, Luther Lee Morgan; daught ...
Sara Wang, 89, Buford
Sara Wang, 89, passed away on Sunday, September 22, from natural causes  She was born in 1929 to Ruth and Clarence Cole. Like many Atlanta natives, Sara was born at the old ...

Habersham

Walker Bearden Jr, 72, Sautee Nacoochee
Walker Bearden Jr., age 72 of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at his residence. No public service will be held.  An online guest register is ...
Zelda Morgan Waller, 87, Clarkesville
Zelda Morgan Waller, age 87, of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019. Mrs. Waller born in Birmingham Alabama on August 27, 1932. She was preceded in d ...
Keneth Lamar Mixson, 86, Demorest, formerly of Jacksonville, Fla.
Kenneth Lamar Mixson, age 86, of Demorest, Georgia, formerly of Jacksonville, Florida, passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019. Born on August 24, 1933, in Jacksonville, Flo ...

Hall

  Alyssa Destiny Boger, 20, of Lula passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She was born July 25, 1999 in Hall County and was the ...
Shane Furgerson, 47, Gainesville
Shane Furgerson, 47, of Gainesville, died Thursday September 19. Funeral Services will be held Monday September 23 at 3 p.m. Hillside Chapel Funeral Home, Gainesville.
Ronnie Ray Joy, 72, Gainesville
Ronnie Ray Joy age 72 of Gainesville passed away Sunday Sept. 22, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Joy was born March 5, 1947 in Gainesville to the late James Edward & Edith Medli ...
Marvin H. Locey, 93, Gainesville
Marvin H. Locey age 93 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday September 19, 2019 at Lanier Village Estates. Memorial services will be scheduled for a later date. Memorial Pa ...
Wayne Russell Baker, 61, Gainesville
Wayne Russell Baker, 61, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday ...
Mr. Swayne Gary Forrester, age 79, of Lula, GA died Friday, September 20, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Forrester was born in Gastonia, NC to the late Swayne and Irene Adamson F ...
Vicki Gilmer, 87, Gainesville
Vicki Gilmer, age 87 of Gainesville Georgia, went to be with her Lord on Sunday September 22nd 2019.   She was born in Maysville Georgia to the late Thomas Blain & Iv ...
Reuban Her-Cao, Gainesville
Graveside services for Infant Reuban Her-Cao will be held Monday September 23,2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Hillside Memorial Gardens. Reuban is the infant son of Quang Cao and Pang Hou ...
Grace A. Leonard, 92, Gainesville
Mrs. Grace A. Leonard age 92 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday September 21, 2019 at Autumn Breeze Assisted Living following an extended illness. Graveside services will be ...
Betty Ann Lewis, 77, Gainesville
Betty Ann Lewis, 77, of Gainesville, GA, died September 20, 2019. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements.
Mitchell Webb, 31, Gillsville
Mitchell Webb, 31, of Gillsville passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019 at Anc ...
Jean Willers, 74, Gainesville
Mrs. Jean Willers, 74, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday September 17, 2019 after an extended illness. She was at home surrounded by family and friends. Born February 22, 1945, ...
Jean Burkholder Willers, 74, Gainesville
Jean Burkholder Willers,74  of Gainesville passed away Tuesday September 17, 2019 at her residence. A celebration of life service will be announced at a later date. Thos ...

Jackson

Barbara Ann Black, 68, Commerce
Barbara Ann Black was born on April 6, 1951 and went to be with the Lord on September 21, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Hoyt and Rose Leachman. She had two children; Sha ...
Mrs. Mabel Anita Robinson Curry, age 71 of Charlotte, North Carolina entered into rest Thursday, September 19, 2019.  Mrs. Curry was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania a daughte ...
Julia P. Williams, 97, Homer
Mrs. Julia P. Williams, age 97, of Homer, GA died Saturday, September 21, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Williams was born in Homer to the late John and Byrd Hope Payne.  S ...

Other

  Eric Marcus Ray Hancock, age 21 of Carlton, GA passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at his residence. Born on Oct. 14, 1997 in Summerville, GA, he was the son of To ...

Stephens

Paul Brian Garrett, 52, Toccoa
Mr. Paul Brian Garrett, age 52 of Wood Street, Toccoa passed away Sunday, September 22, 2019 at his residence. A son of Carolyn Deal Garrett and the late Lloyd Garrett, he was b ...
Mr. Paul Samuel “Sammy” Thompson, Jr., age 77 of Lake Louise Road, Toccoa passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Pruitt Health Toccoa. A son of the late Paul S ...

White

Joseph William Bennington, 74, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Joseph William Bennington, age 74 of Cleveland, formally of Bartow, FL passed away on September 18, 2019. It was Mr. ...
Ronald Edward Harley, 82, Sautee-Nacoochee
  Ronald Edward Harley, 82, of Sautee-Nacoochee, passed away Friday, September 20, 2019 at The Oaks at Limestone. A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday ...
Tammi Boswell, 55, Cleveland
Tammi Boswell age 55 passed away Saturday, September 21, 2019. Tammi is survived by uncle and aunt Billy and Christy Phillips, of Cleveland, Georgia; aunt and uncle Judy and Doug W ...
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment
NASCAR Modified legend Stefanik dies in plane crash
Mike Stefanik, one of two drivers in NASCAR history to win nine national series or touring championships, died Sunday in a small single-seat plane crash. He was 61.
Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies at 70
Eddie Money, the husky-voiced, blue collar rock star known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight," has died at 70
Best-selling Southern author Anne Rivers Siddons dies at 83
Anne Rivers Siddons, a best-selling Southern author known for novels "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Peachtree Road" has died
T. Boone Pickens, oilman and renewables advocate, dies at 91
T. Boone Pickens, who amassed a fortune as an oil tycoon and corporate raider and gave much of it away as a philanthropist, has died
Best-selling novelist Dorothea Benton Frank dead at 67
Novelist Dorothea Benton Frank, who set such best-sellers as "Sullivan's Island" in her native South Carolina, has died at age 67.
Valerie Harper, TV's sassy, lovable Rhoda, dies at 80
Valerie Harper, a four-time Emmy winner for playing TV's sassy, lovable Rhoda, dies at 80