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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jun 6th, 2018

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James William “Butch” Ellerbee, age 68, of Winder passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He was in the Navy as an Aviation Machinist Mate. He worked at Tyson as an HR com ...

Forsyth

Pamela ‘Pam’ Powers was born in Atlanta, Georgia.  She left this life suddenly to be with the Lord and her family on June 06, 2018.  She was a faithful ser ...
Russell C. Beatty Jr, 69, Cumming
 Russell C. Beatty Jr.  69 of Cumming, Ga passed away on June 6, 2018. He is survived by his loving wife Amber Beatty. Children Russell Wilkerson, Autumn Beatt ...
Margaret Louise Edmonson, 90, Stockbridge
Margaret Louise Edmonson, age 90, of Stockbridge, Georgia, passed away on June 5, 2018 after a recent fall. She danced her way into heaven surrounded by family sharing stories of p ...
Edmond "Gary" Guntor, 68, Cumming
Edmond “Gary” Guntor, age 68, of Cumming, GA, passed away Saturday June 2, 2018 at home with his wife and son by his side.  Gary was born March 19, 1950 in Macon, ...

Habersham

Jimmy Simon Brock, 83, Cornelia
  Jimmy Simon Brock, age 83 of Cornelia, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Born in Banks County, Georgia on December 26, 1934, he was a son of the late Simon & ...
Dorothy Pritchett York, 89, Demorest
Dorothy Pritchett York, age 89, of Demorest, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Mrs. York was born on June 12, 1928, in the Pea Ridge Community, Cornelia, Georgia; ...

Hall

Joy Ann Amos, 58, Gainesville
  Joy Ann Amos, age 58, died May 6, 2018 after a long struggle with depression and mental illness. She was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania on September 4, 1959 to the late He ...
William Keith Echols, 69, Gainesville
Mr. William Keith Echols, age 69, of Gainesville, GA, passed away at Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Born in Hall County on August 24, 1948, he was ...
Andre Burton, 40, Gainesville
Andre Burton, age 40, of Gainesville, GA passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Mr. Burton was born June 2, 1978 to the late Linda Faye Burton, and was also preceded in death by h ...
Dorris Lee Gregory, 83, Clermont
Dorris Lee Gregory, age 83, of Clermont, Ga., died Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Strickland Funeral Home
Robert “Buzz” Hanson Born October 4, 1936 Died June 6, 2018 Christian Husband Father Grandfather Marine Lt. Police Department Rochester Minnesot ...
James “Jim” Frederick Shadle, 85, Gainesville, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  Mr. James “Jim” Frederick Shadle, age 85 of Gainesville, formerly of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, passed away on Wednesday Morning, June 6, 2018 at Northeast Geo ...

Jackson

Roger Dale Walker, Sr, 71, Commerce
Mr. Roger Dale Walker, Sr., age 71, of Commerce, GA died Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton.  Mr. Walker was born in Fort Pierce, FL to the ...

Lumpkin

Connie Kanaday, 87, Dahlonega
Connie Kanaday, 87 of Dahlonega, formerly of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away peacefully in her home on June 6th, 2018. She worked for the US Government in Florida, California, ...

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Barbara Jones Hiers, 86, Cleveland
Barbara Jones Hiers, daughter of Ezekiel Candler Jones and Ruth Post Jones, passed away peacefully on June 6 at age 86.  Barbara and her husband of almost 66 years, James B. H ...
Joyce Huff, 63, Cleveland
Joyce Huff, age 63, of Cleveland, GA passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 11:00 AM Monday, June 11, 2018 at the First Congregational Holiness ...
Loretta "Lorie" Mae Tombrella, age 73 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on June 6, 2018 at North East Georgia Medical Center following and extended illness. Lorie was ...
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