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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Tue. Nov 13th, 2018

Dawson

Donald Matheson, 70, Dawsonville
Donald Matheson, 70, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday November 13, 2018 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a short illness. Donald was born January 14, 1948 to the late B ...

Forsyth

Louise Maude Cruse, 82, Cumming
Louise Maude Cruse, age 82, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018. She was born in 1936, to the late Howard and Susie Garmon. Louise was a member of Harold Grove B ...
Alton Matthew Reese, 61, Toccoa
Alton Matthew Reese of Toccoa, GA passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Gulf Port, Mississippi at the age of 61. He is preceded in death by his father, Jesse Roy Reese; his moth ...
Melanie Bertrand Farmer, 37, of Cumming passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018. A native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, she is preceded in death by her father, Joey Bertr ...
Angelina Meixner, 97, Cumming
Angelina Meixner 97, of Cumming passed away on November 13, 2018. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Ar ...
Robert P. Wagner, 47, Cumming
Robert P. Wagner, age 47, of Cumming, Georgia died suddenly on November 11, 2018.  Bob leaves behind his heartbroken family: mother: Susan Fahey Wagner of Cumming, GA, form ...

Hall

Robert Wayne Carroll, 80, Flowery Branch
Mr. Robert Wayne Carroll age 80 of Flowery Branch passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Visitation will be ...
John Henry Forrest, 60, Gainesville
John Henry Forrest, age 60 of Gainesville, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at his residence after a yearlong battle with GBM Brain Cancer. A Celebration of Life Servic ...

Other

Margaret Obregon Naranjo, 80, Alpharetta
  Margaret Obregon Naranjo 80, of Alpharetta, Ga passed away on November 13, 2018. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mc ...

Stephens

Sue Ross Gainous, 76, Eastanollee
Mrs. Sue Ross Gainous, age 76 of N. Broad River Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Arthur Ernest ...
Early Newton Rider, 97, Toccoa
Mr. Early Newton Rider, age 97 of Old Liberty Hill Road, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late Clarence O. and Martha Spencer Rider, ...
Mrs. Jonnie Sue Baker Bentley, age 87 of Hilltop Way, Toccoa passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Pruitt Health of Toccoa. A daughter of the late Joe and Laura Hester Fulle ...
Alan Richard Crow, 67, Eastanollee
Mr. Alan Richard Crow, age 67 of Ridgeland Road, Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at his residence. A son of Mary Ann Shirley Crow and the late J.D. Crow, he w ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.