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Obituaries & Related Stories

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 “ ...
Wayne Colston, first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School, dies at age 66
The man who served as the first principal of Mt. Vernon Elementary School has died at the age of 66.
'Good Times' Ja'Net DuBois dies; co-wrote 'Jeffersons' theme
Ja’Net DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on “Good Times” and composed and sang the theme song for “The Jeffersons,” has died
Kennesaw State's second president, Betty Siegel, dies at 89
Kennesaw State University is mourning the death of its second president, Dr. Betty L
Bill Ensley, coach who revitalized UNG basketball program, dies at 84
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 for the man who is credited with reviving the basektball program at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega.
Robert Conrad, star of "The Wild, Wild West," dies at 84
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi dies
Gainesville banker Bill Galardi has died at the age of 73 following a long illness.
Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA
Authorities in Los Angeles say actor and comedian Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles
Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103
Kirk Douglas, the muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of other films and helped fatally weaken the Hollywood blacklist, has died at 103