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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Nov 15th, 2019

Banks

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Charles Louis Dennis, Jr., age 61 of Homer, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, November 15, 2019.  Mr. Dennis was born in Atla ...

Forsyth

Jerry D. Jennings, 73, Cumming
Jerry D. Jennings of Cumming, Georgia, formerly of Tampa, Florida passed away peacefully at home with his family attending on November 15, 2019, at the age of 73. A Celebration ...
Retta 'Cricket' Bryant, 62, Cumming
Retta “Cricket” Bryant, age 62, of Cumming, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019. Retta was born in 1957, to the late Kimsey and Juanita Kimbarl. She was a member of S ...

Gwinnett

Samarah Diane Masiah, 16, Suwanee
Samarah Diane Masih, age 16 of Suwanee, GA, died suddenly Sunday, November 10, 2019. Funeral service will be held Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 1 PM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel ...
Ernest Paul Sloan, 74, Fairplay, SC, formerly Hoschton
Ernest Paul Sloan, age 74, of  Fairplay, SC, formerly of Hoschton, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019. He was preceded in death by parents, Branson and Colena Wood S ...

Hall

Margaret Purcell Holcomb Pierce, 80, of Lula passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov ...
William S. Smith, Sr., 80, Gainesville
William S. Smith, Sr. of Gainesville Georgia went to his heavenly home on Friday, November 15, 2019. He was born on July 14, 1939. Mr. Smith retired from the United States Postal S ...
Sheila Dianne Wagner, 60, Flowery Branch
Shelia Dianne Wagner, age 60, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019. She was preceded in death by parents, Leon and Ruby McDaniel, and nephew, Kenneth &ldqu ...

Jackson

Shirley Easter (Esther) Buckley-Kane, age 84, of Commerce passed away at her daughter’s residence on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9:53 a.m. She was born October 4, 1935 in Bo ...
Elizabeth Ann Kelly, 76, Jefferson
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Kelley, age 76, of Jefferson, GA died Friday, November 15, 2019 at Southern Pines.  Mrs. Kelley was born in Hawkinsville to the late J.W. and Beatrice Sutto ...

Lumpkin

Mr. Edward Aaron Pritchett, Sr., age 72, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, November 15, 2019 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Ed was born in Cleveland, Georgia o ...
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