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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Nov 22nd, 2019

Banks

John Turner, 56, Gillsville
Mr. John Jeffery Turner, age 56, of Gillsville died Friday, November 22, 2019.  Jeff was born in Gainesville to the late, John W. and Frances Belle Lewallen Turner.  Jeff ...

Forsyth

Brice Bennett, Jr, 63, Cumming
Brice Bennett, Jr., 63, a life-long resident of Cumming passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. Brice worked for General Motors and then joined his father in owning and operating Be ...
Chadwick Jason Watson, 45, Cumming formerly of Easley, SC
Chadwick Jason Watson, age 45, of Cumming, Georgia, originally from Easley, South Carolina, died on Nov. 22, 2019 from the development of a third astrocytoma brain tumor.  Cha ...
Richard William Chancy, 48, Cumming
Heaven welcomed its newest warrior angel, Richard William Chancy, 48 of Cumming, Georgia on November 22, 2019.  Richard was a successful entrepreneur, mentor, counselor, le ...
Bobby Turner, 79, Cumming
Bobby Turner, 79, a lifelong resident of Cumming passed away Friday, November 22, 2019.  Bobby had a very big personality and was always charming.  He loved his Tennessee ...
Anne Merritt Van Asperen, age 77, of Cumming, GA passed away on November 22, 2019.  She was preceded in death by parents, Harry M. Merritt and Jane Smith Merritt. Mrs. Van ...

Habersham

Garnette Devin Wade, 44, Mt. Airy
Garnette Devin Wade, age 44 of Mt. Airy, passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. He is survived by his parents Reggie and Catherine Wade of the home, daughter Brooke Wade of Hiaw ...

Hall

Benjamin Brock, 91, Gainesville
Benjamin “Ben” Lamar Brock, Jr. age 91 a lifetime resident of Gainesville passed away Friday November 22, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Brock was ...
Sheryl Ann Prince, 60, Gainesville
Ms. Sheryl Ann Prince, 60, of Gainesville passed away Friday November 22, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Graveside services will be held Monday November 25 ...
Merry L. Scoggins, 76, Gainesville
Mrs. Merry L. Scoggins age 76 of Gainesville, Ga. died Friday November 22, 2019. Little Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory of Gainesville, Ga.
Merry L. Scoggins, 76, Gainesville
Merry L. Scoggins, 76, of Gainesville died on Friday November 22.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Clayton Sweat, 45, Gainesville
Clayton Andrew Sweat, 45, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Cumming, GA.  Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA  
Bethel Wilson, 82, Lula
Bethel Wilson age 82 of Lula passed away Friday November 22, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Wilson was born in Lula on January 5, 1937 to the late Oliver & ...

Jackson

Marion Obie Faulkner, 72, Maysville
Ivie Funeral Home Commerce announces services for Marion Obie Faulkner 72 of Maysville, who died Saturday Nov. 22, 2019.  He was the son of the late Parks and Jean Ayers Fa ...
Billy Ray Palmer, 57, Braselton
Billy Ray Palmer, age 57, of Braselton passed away Friday, November 22, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chape ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Joshua Alton “Josh” Smith, age 27 of Commerce, Georgia who entered into rest Friday, November 22, 2019.  Mr. Smith wa ...

Lumpkin

Kayla Howard McCormick, 25, Dahlonega
  Mrs. Kayla Howard McCormick, age 25, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. Kayla was born on November 2, 1994 in Lumpkin County.  She was preceded i ...
James Rushford, 51, Dahlonega
Mr. James “Jimmy” Patrick Rushford, age 51, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. Jimmy was born in Norwich, CT on February 1, 1968.  He has lived ...
Thomas Stewart, 66, Dahlonega
Thomas Keith Stewart, 66, of Dahlonega, GA. passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA.  Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville ...

Other

Donald Clark, 62, Powder Springs
Donald Wesley Clark age 60 Of Powder Springs, Ga. Most of Life in Hall county, Ga. died Friday November 22, 2019 in Cobb county Georgia.  Funeral service will be held at 2 ...
Donald W. Clark, 60, Powder Springs
Donald W. Clark age 60 of Powder Springs, Ga. died Friday November 22, 2019. Little Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory of Gainesville, Ga.
Margie Williams, 69, Johns Creek
Margie Williams, age 69 of Johns Creek, GA, died Friday, November 22, 2019. A graveside service will be held Monday, November 25, 2019 at 11 AM at Old Roswell Cemetery, Roswell, GA ...
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