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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 ...
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died