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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. May 30th, 2018

Gwinnett

Jean Clay Crocker, 85, Buford
Jean Clay Crocker, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-six years, Rev. Billy H. Crocker; son, Billy Wayne C ...
Barbara Norman Carson, 53, Lawrenceville
Barbara Norman Carson, age 53, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ruby Moore; Aunt Verna Walton. Barba ...
Joseph "Joe" Loggins, 48, Buford
Joseph “Joe” Loggins, age 48, of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Aaron and Yadira Loggins, Lawrencevil ...

Habersham

Jerry Holland, 74, Mount Airy
Jerry Holland, age 74, of 134 Grace Land Drive, Mount Airy, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mr. Holland was born on July 16, 1943 in Flowery Branch, Georgia to ...
Tony W. Braswell, 60, Clarkesville
Tony W. Braswell, age 60, of Clarkesville, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Golden and Lorraine (Roper) Braswell and Herman and ...

Hall

Julian Anthony Haynes, 74, Murrayville
Julian Anthony Haynes, age 74, of Murrayville died on May 30, 2018. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church Cemet ...
Glenda Jean Reed, 74, Gainesville
Our beloved mother Glenda Jean Reed age 74 of Gainesville, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday May 30, 2018. Our mother touched more lives than she knew. She genuinely cared fo ...
"Keith” Lewis Thomas, 48, Gainesville
“Keith” Lewis Thomas age 48, of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  Survivors include his mother, Margaret Ann Thomas; his father Rickey Ford ...
George S. Chapman, 95, Flowery Branch
Mr. George S. Chapman, age 95, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at his residence, surrounded by his family. Funeral Services will be 12:00 p.m., Saturday, ...

Jackson

Susie Minish Davis, 95, Commerce
Susie Minish Davis, age 95, of Commerce, GA entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  She was born on January 29, 1923 ...
Laurence Kenneth Morgan, 71, Hoschton
Laurence Kenneth Morgan, 71, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  Formerly of Louisville, Kentucky, Mr. Morgan was a graduate of the University of Louisville and earned a master& ...

Other

Lottie Porter White, 81, Social Circle
Lottie Porter White, age 81, of Social Circle, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-three years, ...

Rabun

Vernon Burnette, 81, Rabun Gap
Vernon Burnette, age 81, of Rabun Gap, Georgia, passed away on May 30, 2018. Vernon was born on April 3, 1937 in Scaly, North Carolina to the late Otis and Hattie Burnette. Thro ...
David Friedrichs, 80, Clayton
David Friedrichs, age 80 of Clayton, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Born in Vashon Island, Washington on April 30, 1938 to the late Elmer and Beulah Winafred Blaker Fri ...

Union

Bonnie Lee Holloway, 85, Suches
Mrs. Bonnie Lee Holloway, age 85, of Suches passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mrs. Holloway was born in Anderson, SC on July 31, 1932 to the late Axel and Minnie Jones Olson. ...
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