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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 ...
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