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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 6th, 2018

Forsyth

Dorothy Naslund Bruce, 86, Cumming formerly of Toccoa
Mrs. Dorothy Naslund Bruce, age 86 of Cumming, Georgia and formerly of Toccoa, Georgia passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 at her home in Vickery Village. A daughter of the ...
Jamey Curry Simmons, 47, Cumming
Jamey Curry Simmons, age 47, of Cumming, GA, passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018. Jamey was born in Tucker, GA, in 1971 to Adriel and Etta Simmons. He attended and was baptized ...
Betty Zuidema Darden, 92, Cumming
Betty Zuidema Darden, age 92, of Cumming, GA passed away December 06, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Darden, and son, Stan Darden. Mrs. Darden is surviv ...

Gwinnett

Paul F. Goodman, 87, Lawrenceville
Paul F. Goodman, age 87 of Lawrenceville, GA, died Thursday, December 6, 2018 after an extended illness. Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 10 AM at St. Marg ...

Habersham

James Thomas Tackett, 81, Baldwin
Mr. James Thomas Tackett, age 81 of Baldwin, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services will be ...
Gary G. Carroll, 53, Clarkesville
Gary G. Carroll, age 53, of Clarkesville, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 6, 2018, following an extended illness. Mr. Carroll was born on September 7, 19 ...

Hall

Eugene Lee Logwood, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Eugene Lee Logwood, age 84 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.      ...
Gustavo Orozco, 12, Gainesville
Gustavo Orozco, age 12, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 following an illness.    Funeral Services are scheduled for 1:30 PM Saturday, Dece ...

Other

Billy Lee Peppers, 72, Elberton
Billy Lee Peppers, age 72, of Elberton passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018.  Billy loved life, fishing and hunting.  He is survived by his sons Billy J. Peppers and wi ...

White

James Phillip Ward, 73, Cleveland
James Phillip Ward, age 73 of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Mr. Ward was born on September 11, 1945, in Gainesville, Georgia, to the late Thomas Minyard ...
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
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