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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. May 20th, 2018

Forsyth

Earl Bennett Westbrook, 79, Cumming
Earl Bennett Westbrook, age 79, of Cumming, GA, was born September 8, 1938 and passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018. Bennett was a loving daddy, granddaddy and great granddaddy. He w ...

Habersham

Joyce Holder Brooks, 86, Clarkesville
Joyce Holder Brooks, age 86 of Clarkesville passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018 following a period of declining health.   Born on May 10, 1932 in Cochran, Georgia, Mrs. Bro ...
Maria Luz Paramo, 57, Baldwin
Maria Luz Paramo, age 57 of Baldwin, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018. A Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 am, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at St. Mark Catholic Church with Father ...
Jackie “Jack” Lee Steele, 84, Clarkesville
Jackie “Jack” Lee Steele, age 84 of Clarkesville, GA, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Born in Springfield, Missouri on June 7, 1933, he was a son of the late Fr ...
Connie Thiel, 71, Demorest
Connie Thiel, age 71, of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Mrs. Thiel was born on October 3, 1946 in Redford, Michigan to the late Martin and Gladys Yarrow ...

Hall

Elizabeth Longley Hanrahan, 73, Ocracoke, NC, formerly of Gainesville
Elizabeth Longley Hanrahan, 73, of Ocracoke, NC died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at her home. Born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 25, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Madge Longley, RN ...
John Richard (Rick) Kiser, 69, Braselton
John Richard (Rick) Kiser, 69, of Braselton passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thurs ...

Lumpkin

Thomas Mcelduff, 80, Dahlonega
Mr. Thomas Marion McElduff, age 80, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018. Mr. McElduff was born in Gaston, NC on May 12, 1938 to the late Thomas Marion and Melvina We ...
Mattie Shiver, 74, Dahlonega
Mrs. Mattie Bell Floyd Shiver, age 74, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018. Mattie was born in Blakely, GA on August 17, 1943 to the late George and Addie Lou Harrell ...

White

Algene Meaders Pardue, 83, Cleveland
Algene Meaders Pardue, age 83 of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Mrs. Pardue was born on October 18, 1934, in White County, to the late L.Q. and Hattie Mae Welch ...
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
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88
Civil rights trailblazer C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest
The nation will pay its final respects Thursday to the Rev. CT Vivian
Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'
John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died
Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
Actor Kelly Preston has died at age 57
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83