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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Dec 5th, 2019

Dawson

Richard Strawn, 91, Dawsonville
Richard Strawn, 91, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday December 5, 2019 at The Phoenix at Milton following a period of declining health. Born November 30, 1928 in Jacksonville, ...

Forsyth

Steven Gregory Bivens, 52, Cumming
Steven Gregory Bivens 52, of Cumming, GA passed away on December 5, 2019. A celebration of life will be held on a later. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.co ...
Doris Louise Grogan Garrett, age 87, of Cumming, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019. She was a member of Concord Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy G ...
James Carl Grant, Jr., 81, Cumming
Mr. James Carl Grant, Jr., age 81, of Cumming passed away peacefully on December 5, 2019. Mr. Grant grew up in Doraville, Georgia and attended Chamblee High School. He joined the U ...

Habersham

Byard M. Roper, Jr, Clarkesville
Byard M. Roper, Jr, passed away peacefully on December 5, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Bethlehem Baptist Church.  Interm ...

Hall

Sylvia Ruth Henry, 69, Gainesville
Sylvia Ruth Henry, age 69, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chap ...

Jackson

Johnny Childs, 67, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Johnny Childs, age 67 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Thursday, December 5, 2019.  Mr. Childs was born in Commerce, G ...

Lumpkin

Scotty Miles, 52, Dahlonega
Mr. Scotty Ray Miles, age 52, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019. Scotty was born in Hall County on August 28, 1967.  He was preceded in death by his wife ...

Other

Candice Dawn Collis, 38, Comer
Miss Candice Dawn Collis, age 38 of Comer, passed away on Thursday Morning, December 5, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.      &nbs ...
Hank Huckaby dies at 79 after 'unparalleled' Georgia career
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor and state budget director Hank Huckaby has died
Beloved Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry dies at 79
Longtime Gainesville pediatrician Everett Roseberry, who was instrumental in the founding of The Longstreet Clinic, died Sunday, April 11 at the age of 79.
G. Gordon Liddy, Watergate mastermind, dead at 90
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Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104
Children’s author Beverly Cleary, the writer behind the popular characters Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died
Vernon Jordan, activist, former Clinton adviser, has died
According to a statement from his daughter, Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and former adviser to President Bill Clinton, has died
Mincey Marble founder, marble innovator dies at 86
​Kenneth Mincey, who founded Gainesville-based Mincey Marble cast marble company, passed away at the age of 86 Friday.
Jo Ann Adams, Gainesville's first female pharmacist, dies at 93
When Jo Ann Trapnell Adams graduated from the University of Georgia School of Pharmacy, she was just 20 years old.
Marty Schottenheimer, NFL coach with 200 wins, dies at 77
The longtime NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer has died