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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Nov 4th, 2018

Banks

Jimmy Brown, 79, Maysville
Mr. Jimmy Brown, age 79, of Maysville died Sunday, November 4, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Brown was born in Commerce to the late, Mae Brown.  Mr. Brown was a member of R ...

Dawson

Myra T. Sorrow, 86, Big Canoe
Mrs. Myra T. Sorrow, 86, of Big Canoe, passed away Friday November 2, 2018.   Myra was born on March 11, 1932 in Jackson, GA., to the late Charlie and Opal Thompson. I ...

Forsyth

Elise Darracott Jones, 100, Cumming
Elise Darracott Jones, age 100, of Cumming, GA., passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. Elise was a lifetime member and the oldest living member of Mayfield Baptist Church. She a ...

Gwinnett

Benjamin Gene “Ben” Boegh, age 78 of Buford, GA died Sunday, November 4, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 5:3 ...
Toney Alexander Johnson, age 65, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Johnson and Bernice Penland Johnson; Brothers, F ...

Habersham

Cosby Lee Barron, 79, Clarkesville
  Funeral services for Cosby Lee Barron, age 79 of Clarkesville will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.  Rev. ...

Hall

Janet Samples, 88, Flowery Branch
Janet Samples, age 88, of Flowery Branch, GA, passed away on Sunday, November 04, 2018 following an extended illness. Janet Samples was born on May 29, 1930 to the late William ...
Sarah Williamson, 78, Gainesville
Mrs. Sarah Williamson, age 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Williamson was born on January 7 ...

Jackson

Joseph Charles Riehle, 68, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joseph Charles Riehle, age 68 of Jefferson, Georgia who joined his mother, Josephine, and four brothers (Michael, Thomas, James, & ...
Michael "Mike" Scott Dorsey, age 51, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. He loved life, cooking, NASCAR, and the beach. Memorial services will be held 4:00 ...

Other

Mr. Robert Franklin Phillips, 80, of Royston, GA passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at the St. Mary’s Hospice House in Watkinsville, GA. Mr. Phillips was born in R ...
Patricia Ann Murray, 87, Peachtree City
Ms. Patricia Ann Murray, age 87, of Peachtree City, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on October 14, 2018. Ms. Murray was born in Arlington, Mass., on Febr ...

White

Gail Anderson, 82, Cleveland
Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Gail Anderson Longwell, age 82, of Cleveland.  Mrs. Longwell passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018. Arrangement ...
Gail Longwell, 82, Cleveland
  Missy Gail Longwell, age 82 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Mrs. Longwell spent 35 years associated with SunTrust Bank, as a manager in the chec ...
Grace Scates, 79, Cleveland
Ms. Grace Scates age 79 of Cleveland passed away on Sunday November 04, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services are scheduled f ...
'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
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment