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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Oct 2nd, 2018

Banks

Jimmie Darrell Bullock, age 80 of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, October 02, 2018 at his residence.         Funeral services will be held ...

Dawson

Minnie Lee Chumley Wigington, 95, Dawsonville
Minnie Lee Chumley Wigington, 95, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday October 2, 2018 at Grandview Health Care Center following a period of declining health. Born December 25, 19 ...

Forsyth

Betty Barron Eubanks, 84, Cumming
Betty Barron Eubanks, age 84, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Betty was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and a member of Haw Creek Baptist Church. Betty was married to H ...
Susan D. Koblasz, 51, Cumming
Susan D. Koblasz, 51, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  Susan was born in Mt. Clemens, MI on October 30, 1966.  She is preceded in death by her mother, Ja ...

Habersham

Mary Lou Fricks, 91, Mt. Airy
Mary Lou Fricks Morris, age 91, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Mrs. Morris was born on August 12, 1927, in Stephens County, Geo ...

Hall

George Clyde Peck, 90, Flowery Branch
Mr. George Clyde Peck was born on December 06, 1927 in Flowery Branch, Georgia to Floyd and Mamie Tanner Peck. He died peacefully on October 02, 2018 at Waterford of Oakwood. He wa ...

Lumpkin

Christopher Gene LaPlaca, 62, Dahlonega
Christopher Gene LaPlaca, born on February 18th 1956, passed away surrounded by family and friends on October 2nd 2018. Chris struggled with the effects of Parkinson’s for ma ...

Other

Ralph Clifford Swain, Sr., 83, Danielsville
Ralph Clifford Swain, Sr., age 83 of Danielsville, GA passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 at his residence.   Born on Oct. 4, 1934 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of the late ...

Stephens

Mrs. Annie Ruth Loudermilk Williams, age 80, of Jottings Drive, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday October 2, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A daughter of the late Edwar ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.