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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Apr 9th, 2018

Dawson

Richard Lee Koller, 76, Dawsonville
Richard L. Koller of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully on April 9th, 2018 in his home surrounded by his family.  He was the loving husband of his wife of 57 years, B ...

Gwinnett

Jerry Nellson Douglass, age 79, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Nell Douglass; and brother, Bill Douglass. ...
Charles Edward Eubanks, 87, Sugar Hill
Charles Edward Eubanks, age 87, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Imogene Nichols Eubanks; sons, William Lloyd Eubanks, ...
Mr. Elmer T. Upchurch, Jr., age 90 of Dacula, GA, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018. Funeral service will be held Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chap ...

Habersham

Martha Bird Garrison, 101, Clarkesville
Miss Martha Bird Garrison of Clarkesville, GA  passed away on April 9, 2018, just 23 days shy of her 102nd birthday. Miss Garrison was born on May 2, 1916 in Chester S.C. ...

Hall

James Carson Easterday, 85, Gainesville
James Carson Easterday, 85 of Gainesville passed away Monday April 9, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Easterday was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and served in the United ...
  Marilyn Woodberry Brown McCarver passed away April 9, 2018 at the age of 91 after a wonderful life. Born in Washington DC, a self described army brat, to the late Brig ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Lee “Jennie” Bailey Parrott, age 61 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, April 9, 2018.  Mrs. ...

Stephens

Eugene Corpening, 81, Toccoa
Mr. Eugene Corpening, age 81, of Davidson Cove Lane in Toccoa passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at the home. A son of the late Robert and Thelma Greenwood Corpening, he was born ...
Terry Lynn Sellers, 59, Toccoa
Mr. Terry Lynn Sellers, age 59, of Ward Circle in Toccoa passed away Monday, April 9, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. A son of the Sally Payne Selle ...

White

Vickie Mae Arrowood, 62, Cleveland
Vickie Mae Arrowood, age 62 of Cleveland, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018. Ms. Arrowood was born on September 16, 1955, in Habersham County, to Leoner D. Butler and the lat ...
Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey dies as age 77
Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey has died at the age of 77
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
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