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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Oct 28th, 2019

Forsyth

William Robert Axon (Bill) of Cumming, GA passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at the age of 77. Bill was born in Cleveland, OH on February 20, 1942 to Catherine and William Axon.& ...
Piero Guasti, 87, Cumming
Piero Guasti, 87 years old, died peacefully in the early hours of October 28th, 2019. Piero was in hospice care due to worsening Alzheimer’s symptoms. His wife and daughter w ...
Lonnie Dean Murphy, 70, Cumming
Lonnie Dean Murphy, age 70, passed away Monday, October 28, 2019. Memorial service will be planned at a later date. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crema ...
Jeffrey Ward Heard, 42, Cumming
Jeffrey Ward Heard, 42, of Cumming passed away at home surrounded by his family and friends on Monday, October 28, 2019.  Jeffrey was a loving husband, father and son who was ...

Habersham

Tammy Marie Shook Terrell, age 45 of Demorest, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  Born in Stephens County on July 20, 1974, she was ...

Hall

Virginia Lee Humphries, 86, Gainesville
Virginia Lee Humphries age 86 of Gainesville passed away Monday Oct. 28, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mrs. Humphries was born August 27, 1933 in Covington, Indi ...
Alton J. Smith, 90, Gainesvlle
Alton J. Smith, 90, of Gainesville passed away peacefully at home on October 28, 2019.  Alton was born on December 10, 1928 in Lumpkin County to the late Albert and Tina Smith ...

Lumpkin

Billy Ray “Cabbage” Sheriff, 72, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November ...

Stephens

Johnny Dave Scott, 63, Toccoa
Mr. Johnny Dave Scott, age 63 of Chopped Oak Road, Toccoa passed away Monday, October 28, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. A son of the late Marvin and Hazel Jenkin ...
Tommy Lee Dickson, 61, Toccoa
Mr. Tommy Lee Dickson, age 61 of Lewis Street, Toccoa passed away Friday, October 25, 2019 in Ellabell, Georgia. A son of the late Jerry and Frances Davis Dickson, he was born J ...
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died