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Obituaries & Related Stories

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 ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...