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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 31st, 2018

Dawson

Joseph Yarberry, 58, Dawsonville
Joseph Yarberry, age 58, of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Mr. Yarberry was preceded in death by his parents Ollie and Lois (Johnson) Yarberry. ...

Forsyth

Sarah Evone Johnson Henrichs, age 79, of Cumming, GA, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, Cumming, Georgia is in charge of arrangement ...
Claudia Pieczynski Orchowski, age 84, of Cumming, Georgia (formerly of Chicago) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward ...
Laura Jane Creamer Thompson, 93, of Cumming, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Jane was devoted to her family and loved spending time with her chil ...

Gwinnett

Willie Jay Bradford, 78, Buford
Mr. Willie Jay Bradford, age 78, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. He was preceded in death by his second wife, Mary Bradford; son, Phillip Jay Bradford; st ...

Hall

Lena Mae Abernathy, 78, Gainesville
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ward’s Funeral Home for Lena Mae Abernathy, 78, of Gainesville. Rev. Mike Grizzle ...
Barbara Odom Smith, Gainesville
Barbara Odom Smith of Gainesville passed away Wednesday October 31, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Greenville, South Carolina, Mrs. Smith had lived in Hal ...
Nancy A. Marlowe, 76, Gainesville
Nancy A. Marlowe, 76, of Gainesville, passed away Wednesday October 31, 2018.  Nancy was born on October 25, 1942 in Atlanta, GA to the late James W. and Corday Mears Williams ...
Guy Samuel Medlock, 65, Lula
Guy Samuel Medlock, age 65, of Lula, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Mr. Medlock was born on July 31, 1953, in Demorest, Georgia, to the late Doug and Polly ...

Lumpkin

Judith Miller Lee, 75, Dahlonega
Mrs. Judith Miller Lee, age 75, of Dahlonega passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Mrs. Lee was born in Bainbridge, GA on July 12, 1943 to the late ...
Brian Joseph Morin, 39, Dahlonega
Mr. Brian Joseph Morin, age 39, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Brian was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on August 15, 1979.  He was preceded in dea ...

Other

Willie Campbell, III, 50, Aurora, Colorado
Mr. Willie Campbell, III age 50 of Aurora, Colorado passed away on Wednesday October 31, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.     ...
Kendra Louise Koch, 72, Monroe
Kendra Louise Koch, age 72, of Monroe passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Memorial services will be held 4:00 pm Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, 3 ...

White

Sharon Kay Hudson, 55, Cleveland
Sharon Kay Hudson, age 55 of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Born in Lawrenceville, Georgia on February 18, 1963, she was the daughter of Leroy Thomas and ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'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