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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 10th, 2018

Dawson

James “Jimmy” Allen, Jr, 72, Dawsonville
James “Jimmy” Allen, Jr., age 72 of Dawsonville, passed away on October 10, 2018 surrounded by immediate family after a long struggle with cancer.  Jimmy was ...
Winifred “Winnie” Estelle Stagl, 97, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Gracemont Assisted Living. Born in Boston, MA on July 9, 1921 to Roy a ...

Forsyth

Peggy Tallant, 87, Cumming
Peggy Tallant, 87, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  A Forsyth County native, Peggy was a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church.  She is preceded in death ...
Zelma “Sis” Fowler, 100, Cumming
Zelma “Sis” Fowler, age 100 of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Northside Hospital Forsyth. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. She was prece ...
Robert "Gene" Jackson, 81, Cumming
Robert  "Gene" Jackson, age 81, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018. He was born in 1937 to the late, James and Ruby Jackson. Gene was a great hu ...

Gwinnett

Richard E. Cable, 66, Buford
Richard E. Cable, age 66, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-three years, Janelle Mae Cable, on July 8, 2018. Mr. ...

Habersham

Tucker Gray Harris, Inf, Cornelia
Infant Tucker Gray Harris, of Homer, Georgia, son of Nicole and Lonnie Harris, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Graveside Services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, ...

Hall

Ruth Esther Farley, 84, Clermont
Ruth Esther Farley, 84, of Clermont, GA., passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 following a period of declining health. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturd ...

Lumpkin

Glenda Diane Shoffeitt, 79, Dahlonega
Glenda Diane Shoffeitt, age 79 of Dahlonega, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Mrs. Shoffeitt was born on July 13, 1939, in Lumpkin County, to the late Jess and Bessie ...
Mary Elizabeth Thomason Seitz, 86, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday October 10, 2018 at her residence following a period of declining health. Born and raised in Clermont, Ga., ...

White

Latrelle Nix Edwards, 73, Cleveland
Latrelle Nix Edwards, age 73, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018.  Mrs. Edwards was in Hall County and lived most of her life in Cleveland. She was a ret ...
'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70
A friend of Georgia Engel, the actress who was part of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," says she has died at age 70
Longtime Gainesville banker dies
Jerry Head began his banking career in Gainesville in 1968.
Ex-Sen Ernest 'Fritz' Hollings of South Carolina dies at 97
Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, the Democrat who helped shepherd South Carolina through desegregation as governor and went on to six terms in the U.S. Senate, has died at 97
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, known for 'Airwolf,' dies at 73
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, known for starring in the television series "Airwolf," has died
Publicist: Luke Perry has died at 52 after suffering stroke
'Beverly Hills, 90210' heartthrob Luke Perry has died at age 52 after suffering a 'massive stroke' last week
Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died
Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died
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."