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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 10th, 2019

Gwinnett

Chester B. Morrison, Jr, age 36, of Buford, GA passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019. He was preceded in death by his sister, Tonya Morrison. Mr. Morrison is survived by wife, Tash ...
Nola Mae Ichord Smith, 76, Buford
Nola Mae Ichord Smith, age 76, of  Buford, GA passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019. She is survived by her children, Susie (John) Brenwalt, Hoschton, GA, Leona Mullen, Gain ...
Mary Joann (Valeri) Bruner, 85, Lawrenceville
Mary Joann (Valeri) Bruner, age 85, passed away among family on February 10, 2019 at her home in Lawrenceville, GA. She was born December 23, 1933 in LaGrange, GA to Gus and Linnie ...
Michael David Dixon, 64, Buford
Michael David Dixon, age 64, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019. He is survived by his wife of eighteen years, Angela Diaz Lopez Dixon; sons and daughter ...
Ray Keshavlal Thakkar, 69, Buford
Ray Keshavlal Thakkar, age 69, passed away on February 10th, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia after a long battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully while surrounded by family and fr ...

Habersham

Roy Jeffrey Jones, 62, Flowery Branch
Roy Jeffrey Jones, 62, of Flowery Branch passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thur ...
Edward Alexander Carew, 97, Clarkesville
Edward Alexander Carew, age 97 of Clarkesville, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019. Mr. Carew was born July 20, 1921 in New York, NY to the late Daniel Joseph Carew and Marga ...
Jeanna R. Collins, 76, Clarkesville
Jeanna R. Collins, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed from this life at The Oaks in Baldwin, GA, on Sunday, February 10, 2019.   Jeanna was born on May 13, 1942, i ...
Jeanna R. Collins, 76, Clarkesville
Jeanna R. Collins, age 76, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed from this life at The Oaks in Baldwin, GA, on Sunday, February 10, 2019.  A Celebration of Life service will be ...
Loraine D’Esposito Oesch, age 76 of Clarkesville, passed away on February 10, 2019. Born in Far Rockaway, New York on February 1, 1943 to the late Edward and Agnes Jacobso ...

Hall

Thomas Durkin, 54, Gainesville
  Mr. Thomas Durkin, age 54, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019. A Memorial service is scheduled for 5:00 pm Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Memo ...
Annie Faye Barrett Farr, 82, Gainesville
Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Gardens for Annie Faye Barrett Farr, 82, of Gainesville. Rev. Charles Barrett ...
Todd Gregory Graff, 45, Gainesville
Mr. Todd Gregory Graff, age 45, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 following an extended illness. A memorial service is scheduled for 4:00 pm Friday, Fe ...

Jackson

Don Youngblood, 64, Commerce
Don Youngblood, 64, of Commerce, formerly of Cumming passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019.  Don was a good Christian man and a loving husband, father, brother and grandfather ...
Betty Jean Dawson, 61, Commerce
Mrs. Betty Jean Dawson, age 61, of Commerce, GA died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Northridge Medical Center.  Mrs. Dawson was the daughter of the late Elbert B., Sr. and Louis ...
Dwayne Pascal Duncan, 89, Nicholson
    Mr. Dwayne Pascal Duncan, age 89, of Nicholson, GA died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mr. Duncan was born in Commerce to th ...

Other

Walton Alton Gilleland, 87, Alpharetta
Walton Alton Gilleland, age 87, of Alpharetta, GA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Autumn Leaves Assisted Living Facility in Alphare ...
Ted Lemuel Smith, 59, Leesburg, Ga.
Ted Lemuel Smith, 59, of Leesburg, GA passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 at his home following an extended illness. The services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Febru ...

Stephens

Rachel Evelyn Davenport, age 76 of Toccoa, GA passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Born on Aug. 28, 1942 in Orme, TN, she was the daughter of the late Luther C. and Lillie Mae Mat ...
Leon Nichelson, 74, Eastanollee
Mr. Leon Nichelson, age 74 of Vista Way, Eastanollee passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019 at his residence. A son of the late Clarence and Lillie Mae Flowers Nichelson, he was ...
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