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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Sep 7th, 2018

Forsyth

It is with immense sorrow that the family of Stephen MacGregor Norris announces his passing on September 4, 2018. Stephen - born April 11, 1995 in Cambridge, MA - was a beloved son ...

Gwinnett

Harry Ledford, 90, Dacula
Harry Ledford, age 90 of Dacula, GA, died Friday, September 7, 2018 after a brief illness. Interment will be Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, G ...

Habersham

John Edward Zimmerman, Jr, 79, Clarkesville
  John Edward Zimmerman, Jr. went to be home with his Lord on September 7, 2018 after his second battle with cancer.  He was 79 years old.  When the time of his d ...

Hall

Dale Margaret Kitts, 58, Gainesville
Dale Margaret Kitts, age 58, of Gainesville, GA passed away Friday, September 7, 2018. Memorial service will be 3 PM Saturday, September 15, 2018 in the Chapel of McDonald and Son ...

Jackson

On Friday September 7th, 2018, Joshua Earl Lane, husband and father, passed away at the age of 35. Josh was born in Jacksonville, Florida before moving to Georgia where he resid ...
Reverend Wayne Wright, 74, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Reverend Wayne Wright, age 74, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018. Reverend Wright was born on July 13, 1 ...

Lumpkin

John D. Long, 87, Dahlonega
 Mr. John D. Long, age 87, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, September 7, 2018. Mr. Long was born in Hall County on January 28, 1931 to the late Floyd and Lillie Sullens Lon ...

Stephens

Janie Ruth McClain McGahee   Mrs. Janie Ruth McClain McGahee age 93 of Toccoa passed away Friday September 7, 2018 at The Clary Center.   A daughter of the la ...

White

Caron Lynn Mobley Shaffer, 41, Cleveland
Caron “Lynn” Mobley Shaffer, age 41 of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018. Mrs. Shaffer was born on January 15, 1977, in Richmond County, to Rober ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.