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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Nov 29th, 2019

Gwinnett

Maude Parker Burrell, 89, Dacula
Maude Parker Burrell, age 89, of Dacula, GA passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019. She was preceded in death by son-in-law, Doug Hall; parents, Milford and Samantha Parker; and ...

Habersham

John David Boonstra, 64, Cornelia
John David Boonstra, age 64 of Cornelia, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019, at his residence after a valiant battle with cancer.  Born on August 14, 1955 in Comodoro Ri ...
Allan Hansen, 22, Clarkesville
  Allan Hansen, age 22, of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born on January 2, 1997, in De ...
Michele Lynn Lecorchick, 49, Mt. Airy
Michele Lynn Lecorchick, age 49, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Born on October 28, 1970, in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, she was a daughter of Dorothy ...

Hall

James 'Jim' Ray Collins, 71, Gainesville
James  "Jim"  Ray Collins, 71 of Gainesville passed away Friday, November 29, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Born in Hall County, Mr. Collins ...
Aileen Joyce Bruce Nichols Firestone was born to Hazel Carroll Bruce on September 14, 1940 in Knoxville, Tennessee. She married Bill Nichols in 1957. They moved to Gainesville, Geo ...
Pavel G. Gulchuk, 73, Hoschton
Mr. Pavel G. Gulchuk, age 73, of Hoschton passed away Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Braselton, surrounded by his family.   Fune ...

Jackson

Gladys Ruth Hardy Cochran, 89, Maysville
Gladys Ruth Hardy Cochran, age 89, of Maysville, GA died Friday, November 29, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Cochran was born in Commerce to the late Clyde Thomas Hardy, Sr. and ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Virginia Kay McWhirter Garrison, age 80, of Jefferson, Georgia, who passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019. Mrs. Garrison was born ...

Lumpkin

John Gibson, 81, Dahlonega
John Gibson, age 81, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, November 29, 2019.   Mr. Gibson was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 2, 1938 to the late Leonard and Myrtle Butl ...

Stephens

Lynda Black, 62, Toccoa
Lynda Black, age 62, of Toccoa, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2019. Mrs. Black was born on February 10, 1957 to the late Rayford and Mary Cash Vaughn.  She was a hom ...
Larsen, who threw only perfect World Series game, dies at 90
Don Larsen, the New York Yankees pitcher who threw the only perfect game in World Series history, has died
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 weeks after suffering brain hemorrhage
Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2019
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, pragmatism and persistence
‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88
Tributes are pouring in from across Broadway in honor of Tony Award-winning composer Jerry Herman
Sam Dayton: Leader of regional planning group for 20 years dies
A Gainesville man who headed the Georgia Mountains Area Planning and Development Commission for 20 years has died.
James Shepherd, who founded Atlanta's Shepherd Center, dies
James Shepherd, the co-founder of a Georgia hospital specializing in spinal injuries, has died
Racing legend Junior Johnson passes away at age 88
NASCAR Hall of Fame member and 1960 Daytona 500 winner Junior Johnson has died. Johnson, the former moonshiner turned winning NASCAR driver and championship winning team owner, was 88 years of age.
Motorsports safety pioneer Bill Simpson dies after stroke
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday from complications of a stroke suffered three days earlier.