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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Aug 31st, 2018

Gwinnett

James Donald Fields, 77, Suwanee
James Donald Fields, age 77, of Suwanee, GA, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ben Fields and Louise Fleenor. Mr. Fields is survived by ...

Habersham

Sara Juanita Smith Melton, age 57, of Alto, Georgia, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018. Ms. Melton was born on April 19, 1961, in Augusta, Georgia. She was preceded in deat ...

Hall

Loyd Cecil Martin, Gainesville
The family of Loyd Cecil Martin mournfully announce the death of our beloved father, Cecil. Cecil was a member of North Hall High School's first graduating class of 1958 and ...
Karen Anglin Raper, 62, Gainesville
Karen Anglin Raper, 62, of Gainesville passed away Friday, August 31, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 2, 2018 in the Chapel of Memorial Par ...

Lumpkin

Jared Daniel Attaway, 27, Dahlonega
It is with great sadness that the family of Jared Daniel Attaway, age 27, of Dahlonega announces his passing on August 31, 2018. Jared was born in Atlanta on November 28, 1990. ...
Joseph Dewayne Swafford, 47, Dahlonega
Mr. Joseph Dewayne Swafford, age 47, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, August 31, 2018. Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Banister Funeral Home of Dahloneg ...
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
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment
NASCAR Modified legend Stefanik dies in plane crash
Mike Stefanik, one of two drivers in NASCAR history to win nine national series or touring championships, died Sunday in a small single-seat plane crash. He was 61.
Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dies at 70
Eddie Money, the husky-voiced, blue collar rock star known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight," has died at 70
Best-selling Southern author Anne Rivers Siddons dies at 83
Anne Rivers Siddons, a best-selling Southern author known for novels "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Peachtree Road" has died