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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jan 5th, 2019

Dawson

Donald Neal Latham, 83, Big Canoe
        Donald Neal Latham 83, of Big Canoe, Ga passed away on Saturday, December 5th, 2019 surrounded by his family. A memorial service will tak ...

Forsyth

Patricia Hargis Fields, 69, Gainesville
Patricia Hargis Fields, 69, died peacefully in her sleep on January 5, 2019, in Gainesville, Ga. Pat was born on March 26, 1949, in Troy, New York to Howard K. Hargis and Fay Ha ...

Gwinnett

David M. Layton, 59, Buford
David M. Layton, age 59, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Francis Layton; and brothers, Donald A. Layton and D ...
Daugherty, Shirley Ethel (nee Shirley Clarke) passed away peacefully at her home in Sugar Hill on Saturday, January 5th. She was 92 years old. Mercifully the good Lord called her t ...
Paul L. Fisher, 78, Suwanee
Paul L. Fisher, age 78, of Suwanee, GA passed away January 5, 2019.  He was preceded in death by parents, Jack L. and Angeline Jane Holloway Fisher; and brothers, Jack Fish ...

Hall

Shirley Jo DuBois Carey, 83, Flowery Branch
Shirley Jo DuBois Carey, RN, MSN ,PhD Age 83, Flowery Branch Ga January 1, 1936 - January 5, 2019 Preceded in death by parents Joseph and Virginia DuBois, husband, George ...
Junior Coggins, 83, Flowery Branch
  Junior Coggins, age 83, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by wife, Retha Nell Martin Coggins; parents, Wiley King, Sr. ...
Jonathan P. Hewell, 46, Gainesville
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Thursday January 10, 2019 in Wards Funeral Home Chapel for Jonathan P. Hewell, 46, of Gainesville, Ga.  Rev. Bradley Elliott will offici ...

Jackson

Tammy "Ta" Glass Cates, 46, Hoschton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Tammy “Ta” Glass Cates, age 46 of Hoschton, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, January 5, 2019.  Mrs. Cates was ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Robert Lee Overstreet, Jr., age 53 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Saturday, January 5, 2019.  Mr. Overstreet was bor ...

Lumpkin

Christian John Burns, 16, Dahlonega
Christian John Burns, age 16, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019. Chris was born in Lumpkin County on August 22, 2002.  He was preceded in death by his moth ...

Other

Julie Sue Bontrager, 69, Alpharetta
Mrs. Julie Sue Bontrager 69, of Alpharetta, Ga passed away on January 5, 2018. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldand ...
  Justin "J.S." Standridge, age 27, of Canon, GA passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019. He was a graduate of Banks County High School, and was preceded in de ...
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