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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jan 11th, 2019

Banks

James William “Jimmy” Wehunt, age 82, of Commerce, GA died Friday, January 11, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Wehunt was born in Hartwell to ...

Forsyth

Charles Edwin “Runt” Stone, age 87, of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019. Charles was born in 1931, to the late William “Bill” and Cliff Sto ...

Gwinnett

Maletha Jane Terry Griffith, age 50, of Buford, GA passed away on January 11, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her sister Shannon Terry. She is survived by her husband of t ...
Fred A. Sylvester Jr, 78, returned to his heavenly home on January 11, 2019 after a valiant battle with brain cancer. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supporte ...

Habersham

Angus Logan Hunter, 71, Clarkesville
Angus Logan Hunter, age 71 of the Hollywood Community, Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 11, 2019.   Born in Clayton, Georgia on Aug ...

Hall

Barbara Harrison Benton, 84, Gillsville
Barbara Harrison Benton age 84 of Gillsville, Ga. died Friday January 11, 2019 in Gainesville, Ga. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 pm Saturday January 19, 2019 in the Littl ...
Cynthia Diane Carmona, 53, Gainesville
Cynthia Diane Carmona, 53, of Gainesville passed away January 11, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Services will be announced later. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 ...

Jackson

Hazel McColm McClain, 73, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Hazel McColm McClain, age 73 of Jefferson, Georgia. After suffering from a rare condition known as Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (P. ...

Other

Daphne Watson, 60, Atlanta
Daphne Watson, 60, of Atlanta, GA, died January 11, 2019. Dexter T. Sims Mortuary, LLC, Gainesville, has charge of arrangements.
Hershel Howington, 67, Hart
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Hershel Howington, age 67 of Hartwell, formerly of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, January 11, 2019.  Mr. Howing ...

White

Charles Ralph Barrett, 80, Cleveland
  Mr. Charles Ralph Barrett, age 80 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019. Charles was born February 27, 1938 in Cleveland, GA to the late Carl and Cleo Tod ...
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died
'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78
Helen Reddy, the Australian-born singer who scored an enduring hit with her feminist anthem “I Am Woman,” has died at 78 in Los Angeles
Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers has died
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75