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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 ...
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