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

Dawson

Dr. James Con Parker, 76, Dawsonville
Dr. James Conn Parker, age 76, Dawsonville, GA, passed away October 5, 2019 at 6:10 AM after an extended illness. He was a twenty six year resident of Dahlonega, GA from 1975-2001. ...
Kate Cranford Evans, 89, Dawsonville
Kate Cranford Evans, 89, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday October 5, 2019 at Evergreen Terrace following a period of declining health. Born May 7, 1930 to the late Henry and ...

Forsyth

Sean and Morgan Noe, 12, Cumming
Shaun Christopher Noe, Jr, age 12, and Laura Morgan Noe, age 9, of Cumming, GA passed away October 05, 2019. They are survived by parents; Shaun & Robyn Noe, of Cumming, gra ...

Gwinnett

Mrs. Neoma Moore Strickland, age 90, of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her husband of twenty-seven years, Marvin Strickland.&n ...
Brenda Bradford Seabolt, age 71, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sheila Wilkerson; father. John Bradford; m ...

Habersham

Rev. Curtis Wayne Conley, 80, Cornelia
Rev. Curtis Wayne Conley, age 80 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 05, 2019. Born in Athens, Georgia on September 08, 1939, he was a son of ...

Hall

Elaine Sexton Joy, 64, Oakwood
Elaine Sexton Joy age 64 of Oakwood passed away Saturday Oct. 5, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Elaine was born Oct. 20, 1954 in Gainesville to Helen Watson Capps &am ...
Sandra Watson Lampton, 81, Gainesville
Sandra Watson Lampton of Gainesville went to her celestial home on October 5 after an extended illness, during which she exhibited courage and hope, despite increasingly difficult ...
Kenneth Lamar McIntyre, 58, Gainesville
Kenneth Lamar McIntyre, 58, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oc ...
Dannie Joe Poole, 90, Gillsville
Dannie Joe Poole age 90 of Gillsville passed away Saturday Oct. 5, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Poole was born April 30, 1929 in Gainesville to the late Marcus Andrew & Myrtle ...
Christopher Blake Sexton, 49, Gainesville
Christopher Blake Sexton, 49, of Gainesville passed away suddenly on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Emory Hospital. Private Graveside services will be held at Memorial Park Cemete ...

Jackson

David Larue Knorr, 71, Commerce
  Mr. David Larue Knorr, age 71, of Commerce died Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his residence.  Mr. Knorr was a gentle soul and was born in Berwick, PA to Patty Paterso ...
Mazie Ann Craig Venable, 93, Jefferson
Mazie Ann Craig Venable, age 93, of Jefferson, GA died Saturday, October 5, 2019 at her residence.  Ms. Venable was born in Homer to the late Harry Wright and Clara Bell Dills ...

Other

Joanne Sosebee Smallwood, 88, Fayetteville
Joanne Sosebee Smallwood, 88, of Fayetteville passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at her home at Azalea Estates Assisted Living. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on ...

Stephens

Mr. Henry Edward “Eddie” Bolmon, age 70 of Robinson Way, Toccoa passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019 at his residence. A son of Vinnie Robinson Bolmon and the late ...
Mrs. Betty Sue Adams English, age 85 of Talmadge Drive Toccoa, passed away Saturday October 5, 2019 at Habersham Home West. A daughter of the late Grady J. and Flora Ellen Whitl ...
Danny Eugene Pickens, 62, Martin
Danny Eugene Pickens age 62 of Martin, passed away Saturday October 5, 2019 at His residence. A son of Bobby Pickens and the late Mary Evelyn Partain Pickens, he was born Decemb ...

Towns

Reuben Glen Davis, Sr., 79, Hiawassee
Reuben Glen Davis, Sr., age 79, of Hiawassee, GA and formerly of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Burt and Ruby Davi ...
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
Diahann Carroll, Oscar-nominated, pioneering actress, dies
Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died at 84.
Ex-French President Chirac, who stood up to US, dies at 86
Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France's role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, has died at age 86