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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 14th, 2018

Barrow

Phyllis Rebecca Mitchell, age 52, of Auburn passed away Monday, May 14, 2018. She loved going to the beach, taking ocean cruises, and being outdoors. She was good hearted and loved ...

Dawson

Jeffrey Wayne “J. D.” Disharoon, 52, of Dawsonville passed away Monday May 14, 2018. Born March 16, 1966 in Atlanta, he lived most of his life in Dawsonville.  ...
Willie Nell Evans, 72, Dawsonville
Willie Nell Evans, 72 of Dawsonville, GA passed away peacefully on Monday May 14, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA after a period of declining health.  ...

Forsyth

Mary Heard McClure, 90, Cumming
Mary Heard McClure, age 90 of Cumming, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil L. McClur ...
Elida Fernandez-Guzman, 38, Cumming
Elida Fernandez-Guzman, age 38, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2018, at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Elinda was born March 16, 1980.  She is survived by her pa ...

Gwinnett

Ralph E. Hardie, 66, Duluth
Ralph E. Hardie, age 66, of Duluth, GA  passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Marion Johnson Hardie; and brother, Michael Hardie. Mr. Ha ...

Hall

Raymond Lewis Durden, 72, Clermont
Raymond Lewis Durden, age 72 of Clermont died on May 14, 2018.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Clerm ...
Florence Mae Lunsford, 89, Oakwood
Florence Mae Lunsford, 89 of Oakwood passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at a personal care home following an extended illness. A graveside service is scheduled for Friday, M ...
Gary Spencer Weller, 82, Gainesville
Gary S. Weller, a resident of Gainesville, GA for 10 years passed away at his home on Monday, May 14, 2018. He was 82. The son of the late John and Irma Weller, Gary was ...
Lucie Pauline “Polly” Reins, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on May 14, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. A Celebratio ...

Jackson

Timothy Wayne Elmore, 54, Hoschton
Timothy Wayne Elmore, age 54, of Hoschton passed away Monday, May 14, 2018.  Timothy loved his family.  He was employed with Specialize Towing and Recovery Inc. for ...

Other

  Maurice Lipham Williams, 85, passed away peacefully at her residence at Cameron Hall Assisted Living in Canton.  She was born May 31, 1932 in Cleburne County, Alabam ...
Jonathan Cody Hormuth, 26, Williamston, SC
Mr. Jonathan Cody Hormuth, age 26, of Williamston, SC died Monday, May 14, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Hormuth was born in Port Smith, VA to Matthew D. Hormuth of Fort Branch, ...

White

Samuel Thomas Gibson, 91, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces the death of Samuel Thomas Gibson, of Cleveland, Georgia.  Mr. Gibson was 91 years old and passed away on May 14, 2018.   It was ...
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty, has died
1st black Georgia senator elected post-Reconstruction dies
A former Georgia state senator who was the first black lawmaker elected to the upper chamber after Reconstruction has died
'Maude' co-star, character actor Bill Macy dies at 97
Bill Macy, foil to Bea Arthur's feminist wife in '70s sitcom 'Maude,' dies at 97
Retired, longtime Gainesville school official dies
A retired, longtime Gainesville school official, former Asst. Supt. Otis Ellenberg, has died.
Rep. Elijah Cummings was a sharecropper's son, took on Trump
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings has died to complications from longstanding health challenges, his office said. He was 68.
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile and propulsive drummer, dies at 80
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86