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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Oct 23rd, 2019

Forsyth

Millie Ona Childers, age 88, passed away peacefully the evening of October 23, 2019.  Millie was born October 21, 1931 in Union County, Georgia to Howard Pat Higdon and Martha ...

Gwinnett

Nellie Foster Nichols, 97, Suwanee
Nellie Foster Nichols, age 97, of Suwanee, GA passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019. She was preceded in death by son, Johnny Preston Foster; and first husband, Harold Foster. Mr ...
Robert Lamar Poole, 78, Suwanee
Robert Lamar Poole, 78, of Suwanee passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and good friend to many, Lamar was known for ...

Habersham

Jessie McConnell, 84, Mt. Airy
Jessie Rebecca Ansley McConnell, age 84 of Mt. Airy, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at her residence.  Born in Habersham County on April 14, 1935, she was a daugh ...

Hall

Nathaniel Burton, 72, Gainesville
Nathaniel Burton was born in Elbert County on March 21,1947 to the late Leo and Catherine (Dubose) Burton. He was married to Phyllis (Rucker) Burton for 48 years. They were bles ...
McArthur Randolph, Gainesville
Mr. McArthur (Tom) Randolph was born May 12, 1948 in Jackson County, Georgia. He was the son of the late Mr. John Franklin, Jr. and Mrs. Ruby C. Randolph. He departed this life on ...
  Mrs. Mary Croley “Kathy” Thompson age 77 of Gainesville, Ga passed away on Wednesday October 23, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. &nb ...

Jackson

Carol Irene Coe, 79, Commerce
Carol Irene Coe, age 79, of Commerce, GA passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019.  She is survived by her husband of fifty-four years, Michael Coe, Commerce, GA; children, Mar ...
Hazel P. Lester, 87, Nicholson
  Mrs. Hazel P. Lester, age 87, of Nicholson died Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at St. Gabriel of Athens.  Mrs. Lester was born in Nicholson to the late, Theo and Paulin ...
Laird Phillips, 85, Braselton
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Laird Phillips, age 85 of Braselton, Georgia who entered into rest Wednesday, October 23, 2019.  Mr. Phillips was born in Ja ...
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died