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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Jun 7th, 2016

Forsyth

Paul L. Frihse, 74, Cumming
Paul L. Frihse, age 74, of Cumming passed away on June 7, 2016. He is preceded in death by his parents Ella and Paul W. Frihse. Paul is survived by Susan A. Frihse, his loving w ...
Susan Flynn Adkins, 64, Cumming
On the morning of June 7, 2016 Susan Flynn Adkins entered into eternal rest at her home in Cumming, Georgia at the age of 64. Susan Transou Flynn Adkins. She was so proud to car ...
Judy Hamby, 66, Cumming
Judy Hamby, age 66 of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.  She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Herman Hamby; brot ...

Gwinnett

Joseph Herman Newsom, 77, Dacula
Joseph Herman Newsom, 77, of Dacula, GA died on June 7, 2016.  Born in Sandersville, GA he was the son of the late Joshua and Wilma Newsom. He retired from Norfolk Southern ...

Habersham

Elsie Mae Andrews, 96, Baldwin
Elsie Mae Andrews, age 96, of Baldwin, Georgia, went to be with The Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Funeral Services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m., Friday, June 10, 2016 at Lamar C ...

Hall

Joy N. Allred, 79, Gainesville
Mrs. Joy N. Allred, age 79, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Ivy Springs Manor. Private Graveside Services will be held. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, ...
Marion “Bunny” Martin Ayers passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, following a period of declining health. Bunny was born July 18, 1921, in Gainesville, GA, to the l ...
Wilma Nell Brady, 90, Clermont
  Mrs. Wilma Nell Brady, age 90 of Clermont, passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.  Funeral serv ...
Therea Rose Franke Knight, 46, Gainesville
Theresa Rose Franke Knight, age 46 of Gainesville, passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at her residence. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 11:00am in t ...

Jackson

Daniel Lee Sailors, 89, Nicholson
Mr. Daniel Lee Sailors, age 89, of Nicholson passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at his residence.  He was the son of the late, Reverend Ben and Lula Godfrey Sailors.  In a ...
Michael Shane Williams age 53 of Athens passed away Tuesday June 7, 2016 at his residence.   Mr. Williams was born April 12, 1962 in Athens to Bobby Jean & Shirley Gen ...

Lumpkin

Lonnie Wayne Youngblood Sr., age 68, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at his home following a sudden illness. Lonnie was born in Clayton, GA October 14, 194 ...

Other

Derek Etchu Tambe, 52, Cameroon, Africa
        Mr. Derek Etchu Tambe age 52 of Cameroon, Africa went to be home with the Lord Tuesday June 07, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.