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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Aug 20th, 2018

Banks

Charlie Cabe, 73, Alto
Charlie Cabe, age 73, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018. Mr. Cabe was born on July 24, 1945, in Andrews, North Carolina, to the late John and Blanch Garla ...

Forsyth

James Ray Holbrook, 70, Cumming
James Ray Holbrook, age 70, of Cumming, GA, passed away Monday, August 20, 2018.  James was born the fall of 1947, to the late Ancle and Betty Holbrook. He was a member of New ...
Edmund Scott Giddes, 57, Cumming
Edmund Scott Giddes, age 57 of Cumming Georgia passed away at his home on August 20, 2018.  Scott was born in Fort Dix, New Jersey on September 22, 1960.  Scott is sur ...
Michael Byron Sales, Sr., age 74, of Cumming, GA., passed away Monday, August 20, 2018. Michael was born in 1943, to Wilbert and Martha Sales.  Michael was an avid hotrod fan ...

Gwinnett

 Betty Jo Arthur Kerlin, age 85, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, August 20, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Bobby E. Kerlin, and grandson ...
Jack “Robert, Jr” McDaniel, age 83, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, August 20, 2018. He was preceded in death by father, Robert McDaniel; mother, Ruby Lynn McPherson; ...

Habersham

Mary Lane Lee, 68, Baldwin
Mary Lane Lee, age 68 of Baldwin, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018. Born in Nashville, Tennessee on September 19, 1949, she was a daughter of the late Ralph Wilson Hill an ...
Joann Carlan Taylor, 76, Green Mountain Village
Joann Carlan Taylor, age 76 of the Green Mountain Village Community, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018. Born in Hall County, Georgia on April 12, 1942, she was a daughter of ...

Hall

Billie Russell Clark, 89, Gainesville
Billie Russell Clark, 89, of Gainesville, died August 20, 2018. Little & Davenport Funeral Home. 
Alonzo Wheeler, 73, Flowery Branch
Alonzo Wheeler, age 73, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Monday, August 20, 2018. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Wheeler; son, Rodney Wheeler; parents, Dewitt and Des ...
Alton Littleton “COTTON” Harris of Lula GA passed away August 20, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  He was born March 31, 1938 in Hall Co, New Holland ...

Jackson

Andy Allen, 71, Nicholson
Mr. Andy Allen, age 71, of Nicholson died Monday, August 20, 2018 at his residence.  Mr. Allen was born in Athens to the late, Aubrie Joe & Patricia Gentry Allen.  Mr ...
Larry James Crow, 57, Hoschton
Larry James Crowe, age 57, of Hoschton passed Saturday, August 18, 2018.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. ...
Margaret B. Dunham, 85, Hoschton
Margaret B. Dunham age 85, of Hoschton passed away Monday, August 20, 2018. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966. ...

Lumpkin

Cary Stuart Cathey, 61, Dahlonega
Mr. Cary Stuart Cathey, age 61, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, August 20, 2018. Cary was born in New Orleans, LA on January 7, 1957 to the late James Everett and Mary Helen Ha ...

White

Teresa Jean McDonald, 64, Cleveland
Teresa Jean McDonald age 64, of Cleveland passed away Monday August 20, 2018. Mrs. McDonald was born in Hall County the daughter of the late Farrell and Betty Wade McNabb.  ...
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