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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jan 7th, 2019

Banks

Horace Lamar Smith, 76, Lula
Horace Lamar Smith, age 76, of Lula, Georgia passed away on Monday, January 7th, 2019.   Mr. Smith was born on February 22nd, 1942 in Cornelia, Georgia to the late Jam ...

Forsyth

Randall Ray Cox, 60, Cumming
Mr. Randall Ray Cox 60, of Cumming, Ga passed away on January 7, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arra ...
    Louise Genevieve Eisman 98, of Cumming, Ga passed away on January 7, 2019. Services will be held in her Florida hometown at a later date. Condolences may ...

Gwinnett

Phillip Adam Dean, 35, Buford
Phillip Adam Dean of Buford, GA, a loving father and devoted son and brother passed away at the age of 35 on Monday, January 7, 2019.  He is survived by his daughter, Grace El ...
Larry Daniel Kennedy, 73, Braselton
Larry Daniel Kennedy, age 73, of Braselton, GA passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Idus and Eloise Morgan Kennedy; sister, Patti Kenned ...
Russell “Russ” Hein, age 56, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, January 7, 2019. He is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Mary P. Hein, Buford; son, Christopher ...

Hall

Randall Joseph "Bud" McQueen, 81, Gainesville
Randall Joseph "Bud" McQueen, 81 of Gainesville passed away Monday January 7, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. McQ ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Billy Ray “Lightning” Griffin, age 79, of Hoschton, Georgia, who passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019. Mr. Griffin was b ...

Lumpkin

Vernis Louise Hughes, 92, Dahlonega
Mrs. Vernis Louise Hughes, age 92, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, January 7, 2019. Mrs. Hughes was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  She was born on May ...
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