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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 ...
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, has died
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.