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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Sep 13th, 2016

Banks

Fredrick “Fred” Eugene Garmon, age 58, of Gillsville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday, September 9, 2016 from ...

Dawson

Raymond Charles Newirth, Jr, 81, Dawsonville
Raymond Charles Newirth, Jr., age 81 of Dawsonville, GA passed away on September 13, 2016. Raymond was the son of the late Raymond C. and Eleanor Lawrence Newirth and was also p ...

Forsyth

Willie Leon Langley, 78, Cumming
Willie Leon Langley was born in Norcross, Gwinnett County, Georgia, on October 14, 1937 to Lillie Mae (Smith) and Willie Langley. He passed away on Tuesday morning, September 13, 2 ...

Habersham

Edith Davidson, 78, Alto
Edith Turner Davidson, age 78, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Mrs. Davidson was born on February 10, 1938, in Habersham County, Georgia, to the la ...
Paul Glenn Murphy, 66, Cornelia
Paul Glenn Murphy, age 66 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at his residence following an extended illness. Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on J ...

Hall

Sherrie Colborn, 66, Gainesville
Mrs. Sherrie Colborn, age 66, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016. She was born in Atlanta, GA and retired from Regions Bank where she worked as a Loan Of ...
Mrs.Candace Loraine Harris, age 57 was born May 31, 1959 in Clark County to Mrs. Mary Thomas Camp and the late Mr. Robert Stevens Sr. She departed this life after an extended illne ...
Travis Watts Honeycutt, 73, Gainesville
Travis Watts Honeycutt, age 73, Gainesville, GA, a lifelong chemical engineer, inventor and innovator, devoted husband, father and grandfather passed away on September 13, 2016. He ...
Jimmie Lou Smith Jones, 60, Gillsville
Mrs. Jimmie Lou Smith Jones, age 60 of Gillsville passed away on Tuesday September 13, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness. Funeral services are ...
Joan Ruth Williams, 77, Gainesville
Mrs. Joan Ruth Williams, age 77, of Gainesville passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Private Services will be held by the family. Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 F ...

Jackson

Gwen Turner Brooks, 69, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Gwen Turner Brooks, age 69 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, September 13, 2016.  Mrs. Brooks was born in Jas ...

Other

Willie Jean Watson, 84, Canton. formerly of Cumming
Willie Jean Watson, age 84 of Canton, formerly of Cumming, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and enjoyed her Church. She was ...
  Our loving husband, dad and friend went to heaven today. John Charles “Jay” Wilkins, Sr., 68, of Pace, FL passed away on September 13, 2016.  Jay was bor ...

Stephens

Charles Michael Blackwell, 58, Eastanollee
Mr. Charles Michael Blackwell, age 58 of 2201 Ridgeland Road, Eastanollee, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at his residence. A son of the late Charles Ernest and ...
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86
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