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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 25th, 2018

Banks

L. Wayne Abernathy, 80, Lula
L. Wayne Abernathy age 80 of Lula passed away Saturday November 24, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Wayne was born April 1, 1938 in Gainesville to the late Henry F ...

Forsyth

James Robert Bican, 72, Cumming
James Robert Bican 72, of Cumming, GA passed away on November 25, 2018. Services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arra ...
Sherlon Allen Stokes, 62, Cumming
Sherlon Allen Stokes 62, of Cumming, Ga passed away on November 25, 2018. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldands ...

Gwinnett

Jewell Dean Cheek Camp, age 92, of Buford, GA passed away November 25, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty one years, Claude Camp, Jr.aka Billy Camp; parents, ...
Antenor Castillo-Uceda, 89, Suwanee
  Mr. Antenor Castillo-Uceda 89, of Suwanee, Ga passed away on November 25, 2018. Services will be announced at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonal ...
Guy Andrew Vanpool, Sr., 65, Hoschton
Guy Andrew Vanpool, Sr., age 65 of Hoschton, GA, died suddenly Sunday, November 25, 2018. Mr. Vanpool has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Sunday, December 2, 2018 ...

Habersham

Keith Church, 58, Turnerville
  Keith Church age 58 of Turnerville passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Born in Demorest, Georgia on March 28, 1960 to Christine Gosnell Church of Demorest and ...

Hall

H. Jack Brock, 86, Johns Creek formerly of Gainesville
  Funeral Services will be held Sunday December 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Lakewood Baptist Church for H. Jack Brock, 86, of Johns Creek, formerly of Gainesville. Burial will b ...
Frances Miller Mathis, 94, Gainesville
Matter-of-fact and demure — daring and unique.   Frances Miller Mathis lived a life that defied convention, gathering jaw-dropping memories while spreading an all- ...
Sue “Lovie” Pelfrey, 86, Gainesville
Sue “Lovie” Pelfrey, age 86 of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018.  She resided with extraordinary caregivers, Matt and Amanda Anderson. ...
James Larry Davis, 80, Gillsville
  Mr. James Larry Davis, age 80, of Gillsville passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018 at his residence, surrounded by his family. Graveside Services will be 2:00 p.m., Sa ...
William Richard "Bill" Goode, 90, Gainesville
On November 25, 2018, William Richard Goode, “Bill”, age 90, went to be with his Heavenly Father, being freed from his body of death, now fully alive with his Creator. ...
Robert H. "Bob" Watson, 92, Oakwood
Mr. Robert H. “Bob” Watson, age 92, of Oakwood passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at The Waterford at Oakwood,. Funeral Services will b ...

Jackson

Roy Parks Segars, 93, Commerce
Roy Parks Segars, age 93 of Commerce, GA passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at his residence. Born on April 17, 1925 in Commerce, GA he was the son of the late Issac Bennett and ...

Stephens

George Michael Ellerd, 65, Toccoa
Mr. George Michael Ellerd, age 65 of Riverdale Road, Toccoa, Georgia passed away Sunday, November 25, 2018 at his residence. A son of the late George and Clara Cochran Ellerd, h ...
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.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer