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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Aug 4th, 2018

Dawson

Donna Sue Roland, 59, Dawsonville
Mrs. Donna Sue Roland, age 59, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018. Donna was born in Tate, GA on October 14, 1959. She was preceded in death by her father Donas ...

Forsyth

George F. Henderson, 87, Cumming
George F. Henderson, 87, of Cumming, formerly of Dawsonville, passed away peacefully on Saturday August 4, 2018. Born August 20, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Charles F. ...

Gwinnett

Monroe V. Hooper, 74, Buford
Monroe V. Hooper, age 74, of Buford, GA, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018.  He was born June 1, 1944, the son of Woodrow Wilson and Willa Mae Hooper of Blue Ridg ...

Habersham

Helen V. Gerrell, 82, Demorest
Helen V. Gerrell, age 82, of Demorest, Georgia, went to her Heavenly Home on Saturday, August 4, 2018, following a sudden illness. Mrs. Gerrell was born on March 4, 1936, in Dem ...
Mrs. Connie Elaine Wolfanger Payne, age 68 of Roberts Way, Cornelia, Georgia passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at her residence. A daughter of Donald Wolfanger and the late E ...

Hall

Melissa Anne Nuernberg Sherk, 50, Gainesville
Melissa Anne Nuernberg Sherk 50, passed away on August 4, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 ...
Eleanor Hosch Dunlap, 89, Gainesville
Eleanor Hosch Dunlap, a life-long resident of Gainesville, Georgia, died on August 3, 2018. She was born on May 21, 1929, the daughter of Ernestine Ham Hosch and Heyward Carithers ...
Maxine Smith Griffin, 86, Gainesville
In the early morning hours of Saturday, August 4, 2018, Maxine Smith Griffin was welcomed into her heavenly home by a host of family members and friends, including her husband, Hen ...

Lumpkin

Charles (Chuck) Howard Dobson, Scotsman, businessman, world traveler, dog lover, and foodie died on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the age of 74.      Bor ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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