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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Oct 6th, 2019

Dawson

Cliff Cofield, 65, Dawsonville
Cliff Cofield, 65, of Dawsonville passed away Sunday October 6, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Cofield was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert & ...

Forsyth

Elsa Vega, 39, Cumming
Elsa Vega, age 39, passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019. The family will receive friends Thursday, October 10 from 11am to 9PM at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be ...

Gwinnett

J.W. Henderson, 96, Buford
J.W. Henderson, age 96, of Buford, GA passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Henderson and Beulah Cleghorn Henderson; Howard ...

Habersham

William Maxwell “Max” King, age 97 of Alto, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Born in Habersham County, Georgia on August 8, to the late Peter Lambert and Reci ...
Louise Hudson Harris, age 92, of Alto, Ga, passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019, following an extended illness, at a local private care facility. Mrs. Harris was born in Dekal ...
RHODA "MARDELLE" SHIRLEY MCGAHEE, age 97, Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Born in Franklin County, Georgia on November 20, 1921, she was ...

Hall

Tilden Eugene "Gene" Clopton, 78, Lula formerly of Young Harris
Tilden Eugene "Gene" Clopton, age 78, of Lula, GA, formerly of Young Harris, GA, died October 6, 2019. Survived by wife, Donna Clopton of Lula, GA. Gene served two ...
Shirley Ruth Hemphill, 81, Gainesville
Shirley Ruth Hemphill, 81, of Gainesville Georgia, died early Sunday morning, October 6, 2019, with the comfort of her two daughters after suffering complications associated with A ...
Gemanie Tanner, 99, Gainesville
Mrs. Gemanie Tanner was born August 28, 1920 in Murrayville, Ga to late Melvin Austin and Alfie Daniel Austin. Mrs. Tanner went home to be with the Lord on October 6, 2019. Ge ...
Raphael Michael Torres, 35, Gainesville
Raphael Michael Torres age 35 of Gainesville, GA passed away on October 6, 2019. He was Kintichiinii (Red House Clan) and born for Naakaii (Hispanic). He is preceded in death by hi ...

Lumpkin

Harold Dorsey Martin, 85, Dahlonega
Mr. Harold Dorsey Martin, age 85, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019. Mr. Martin was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on June 16 ...
Former Georgia Supreme Court chief justice dies from virus
A former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court has died
Former Hall County Commission chair Whitmire dies at 86
Donald "Don" Ralph Whitmire, a former chairman of the Hall County Commission, died Thursday at the age of 86.
2-time Hawks NBA All-Star 'Fast Eddie' Johnson dies at 65
Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a life sentence in prison, has died
Actor Sean Connery, the 'original' James Bond, dies at 90
Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died, aged 90
Whitey Ford, 91, pitcher who epitomized mighty Yankees, dies
The great New York Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford has died
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Guitar virtuoso Eddie Van Halen is being mourned across the world of music
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, known for Spike Lee films, killed
Police say actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been shot dead in Atlanta
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78
Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis has died