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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. May 28th, 2018

Forsyth

Edward Jones Austin was born May 8, 1923 and raised on the family home place on Mt. Vernon Road in Dunwoody.  After graduating from Chamblee High School, he attended North Geo ...
Ronald Denny Gunter Sr, 80, Cumming
Ronald Denny Gunter Sr. 80, of Cumming, Ga passed away on May 28, 2018. He is preceded in death by his wife Margie Vaughn Gunter. Mr. Gunter is survived by his sons David Gun ...
Paula Bunse Skinner, 75, Cumming
On Monday, May 28th, 2018, Paula Bunse Skinner, wife, mother and grandmother, passed away after a long battle with multiple illnesses at age 75.  Paula will be lovingly rememb ...

Gwinnett

Lucretia Noyes Fowler, 71, Braselton
Lucretia Noyes Fowler, age 71 of Braselton, GA, died Monday, May 28, 2018 after a short battle with leukemia. Lucretia was born in Joplin, MO on May 22, 1947 to the late William He ...

Habersham

Herbert Hanes (Junior) Jones, 84, Turnerville
Herbert Hanes “Junior” Jones, age 84, of Turnerville, Georgia, went 100% to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 27, 2018 following an extended illness. Mr. Jones was bor ...
Billy C. Massey, 84, Cornelia
Billy C. Massey, age 84, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018. Mr. Massey was born on November 14, 1933, in Commerce, Georgia, to the late William James Cod ...

Hall

Melvin Locke, III, 51, Gainesville
Melvin Locke, III, 51 of Gainesville passed away in Monday, May 28, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018 ...
Barbara Ann West, 79, Murrayville
Mrs. Barbara Ann West, age 78, of Murrayville, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville following a brief illness.  Born i ...

Lumpkin

Marshall Jackson, 84, Dahlonega
Marshall Jackson, 84 of Dahlonega, GA. Passed away May 28, at 4:25pm, with his wife, son, daughter, son in law, grandson, Shihtzu, and kitty by his side. He had suffered for 5 year ...

Stephens

Roy Franklin Howell, 68, Toccoa
Mr. Roy Franklin Howell, age 68 of 104 Almond Street, Toccoa passed away Monday, May 28, 2018 at Mountain View Health Care in Clayton, Georgia. A son of the late Roy and Velda B ...
Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99
Actor Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than 60 years, has died
Former US Senate majority leader Harry Reid dies at 82
Harry Reid, the former Senate majority leader and Nevada’s longest-serving member of Congress, has died at home in Henderson, Nevada
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Michael Nesmith, the Monkee for all seasons, dies at 78
Michael Nesmith, the wool-hatted, guitar-strumming member of the 1960s, made-for-television rock band The Monkees, has died at 78
Al Unser, a four-time winner of Indianapolis 500, dies at 82
Al Unser, one of only four drivers to win the Indianapolis 500 a record four times, died Thursday following years of health issues
Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ, GA Tech star wideout Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has died at the age of 33
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...