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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Nov 22nd, 2018

Dawson

Guy H. Rouse, 92, Dawsonville
Guy H. Rouse, 92, of Dawsonville passed away peacefully on Thursday November 22, 2018. Born August 21, 1926 to the late Duffy and Matt Rouse, he had been a resident of Dawsonvil ...

Forsyth

Cort Swanson, Cumming
Cort Swanson, beloved husband, brother, father, father-in-law, Jefe, son, son-in-law, nephew, cousin, neighbor, mentor and friend, passed away on November 22, 2018.  Born in J ...

Hall

Eliseo Gonzalez, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Eliseo Gonzalez age 81 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday November 21, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services are schedule for Monday November 26, 2 ...
Annie Mae Jones Gravitt, 91, Gainesville
 Annie Mae Jones Gravitt age 91 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday November 21, 2018 at Bell Minor Nursing Home following an extended illness. Funeral services are sch ...
Jeffrey L. Hafley, 33, Gainesville
Mr. Jeffrey L. Hafley age 33 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday November 22, 2018 at his residence following a sudden illness. Memorial services will be scheduled at a later ...
Benjamin Sims, Gainesville
Benjamin Sims was born on February 17, 1965 to the late Minnie Mae and James Sims Jr. Mr. Sims was employed at Hydro Extrusions (formally known as Sapa Extrusions) for over twenty ...

Lumpkin

Dovie Mae Avans, Dahlonega
Dovie Mae Dowdy Avans passed away peacefully on November 22 at New Horizons Limestone nursing facility in Gainesville, Georgia. She was a true daughter of Dahlonega and the North G ...
Mary Ann Ogletree, 78, Dahlonega
Mary Ann Ogletree, age 78, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018. Mrs. Ogletree is preceded in death by her parents Bud and Mary Morgan; husband Calvin O ...

Rabun

Mrs. Betty Louise (Duffee) Butcher, age 80, of Clayton Georgia passed away Thursday, November 22nd 2018 the evening of Thanksgiving. Memorial Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday ...

Stephens

Mrs. Susan “Sue” Fort Rowell, age 75, residing on Myrtle Street in Toccoa passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018 at the home.  A daughter of the late Reverend ...
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.