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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 ...
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