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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Dec 17th, 2018

Forsyth

  Willie “William” Samuel Guffin Jr. 85, of Cumming, Ga passed away on December 17, 2018 at Season’s Hospice in Cumming. Mr. Guffin was a graduate of G ...

Gwinnett

Georgia Elaine Davis, 79, Sugar Hill
Georgia Elaine Davis, age 79, of Sugar Hill, GA, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018.  She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Makela and Rob Gruman, Sugar Hill, ...

Habersham

Betty Jean Funk, 89, Mount Airy
Betty Jean Funk, age 89, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018. Born on July 6, 1929 in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Godfrey Martin and Essie ...
Rev. Paul Allen Jones, 80, Cornelia
Rev. Paul Allen Jones, Jr., age 80, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018. Rev. Jones was born on January 24, 1938, in Hall County, Georgia; a son of th ...
John Dean Pritchard, 83, Mt. Airy
  John Dean Pritchard, age 83 of Mt. Airy, passed away Monday, December 17, 2018.   Born in Heaton, North Carolina on April 12, 1935, Mr. Pritchard was the son o ...

Hall

Harold Francis Kowalske, II, 71, Gainesville
Harold Francis Kowalske, II, 71, of Gainesville passed away Monday, December 17, 2018 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dece ...

Jackson

Cornelius William Cornelssen, Sr, 93, Hoschton formerly of Medford, NJ
Cornelius William Cornelssen, Sr., age 93, of Hoschton and formerly of Medford, NJ passed away Monday, December 17, 2018. He was born in Manhatten, NY and spent most of his life in ...

Other

David Winston "Red" Goode, 83, Marble Hill
David Winston "Red" Goode, 83, of Marble Hill, GA passed away peacefully on Monday, December 17, 2018 at Seasons Hospice IPU, Cumming, GA.  He was born on September ...

Rabun

Edward Kermit Welborn, 68, Clayton
Edward Kermit Welborn, age 68, of Clayton, Georgia, passed away on December 17, 2018. Kermit was born the son of the late Doctor “Doc” Berry Welborn and Emma “ ...
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died
Willard Scott, weatherman on NBC's 'Today' show, dies at 87
Willard Scott, the beloved weatherman who charmed viewers of NBC’s “Today” show with his self-deprecating humor and cheerful personality, has died
Actor Ed Asner, TV's blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91
Actor Ed Asner, the blustery but lovable Lou Grant in two successful television series, has died
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at age 80
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has died at the age of 80
Country singer Tom T. Hall dies; wrote ‘Harper Valley PTA’
Singer-songwriter Tom T
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.