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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 25th, 2018

Forsyth

Daniel Bernard Lowrey, 94, Cumming
Daniel Bernard Lowrey 94, of Cumming passed away on June 25, 2018. A celebration of Daniel’s life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdo ...
Barbara A. Norwood passed away on June 25, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard Wayne Norwood. She is survived by her children Stan Norwood (Sheree), Debbie ...

Gwinnett

Frances Bell Hay, 89, Buford
Frances Bell Hay, age 89, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, June 25, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-eight years, Ernest E. Hay, Sr. Mrs. Hay is survived by ...
Sherry Annette Lanton, 68, Buford
Sherry Annette Lanton, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, June 25, 2018. She was preceded in death by her father, Larry Bingham, and two husbands, Tony Lanton and Thomas Whi ...

Habersham

Joyce Marie Irvin Heimberger, 65, Clarkesville
Joyce Marie Irvin Heimberger, age 65 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018 following a brief illness. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on October 24, 1952, s ...
Margaret C. "Peggy" Morgan, 87, Olathe, Kansas, formerly of Mt. Airy
Margaret C. “Peggy” Morgan, age 87, of Olathe, Kansas, formerly of Mt. Airy, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 25, 2018. Mrs. Morgan was born on Dece ...

Hall

Leland Buice, 87, and Margaret Josephine “Jo” Whelchel Buice, 85, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away in succession on June 25 and June 26, 2018, respectively. Born Ju ...
Justo Angel Perez, 73, Gainesville
Justo Angel Perez, age 73, died on Monday June 25, 2018 after battling cancer for over a year and a half.  Justo, who sometimes went by Joe, was born in Caraballo, Cuba o ...

Jackson

Mr. Jimmy “Produce Man” Hicks, age 77, of Commerce, GA died Monday, June 25, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Hicks was born in Stone Mountain ...

Other

James Robert Vonier, 65, Knoxville
James Robert “Jim” Vonier, age 65 of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday June 12, 2018 at his residence. Born in Barwick Georgia on August 31, 1952, he was the ...
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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.