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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Feb 21st, 2019

Banks

Edward “Ed” William James, age 76 of Alto, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Born in Banks County, Georgia on August 17, 1942 to the late Henry and Ruth Le ...

Barrow

Iris U. Johnson, 73, Auburn
Iris U. Johnson, age 73, of Auburn passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Cha ...

Dawson

Ethel Mae Odum, 100, Dawsonville
Ethel Mae Odum, 100, of Dawsonville passed away Thursday February 21, 2019 at Grandview Nursing Home following a period of declining health. Born October 18, 1918 to the late Ed ...

Forsyth

Emma Elizabeth Nicole Dew 5wks old passed away on February 21, 2019. Emma is survived by her parents Christopher Reeves and Cara Dew. Emma is also survived by her 2 brothers; D ...
Ronald “Ronnie” Clarence Hambrick, age 71, longtime resident of Cumming, GA, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Ronnie was born in 1947, to the late Ollie and ...

Habersham

Stanley Wayne Franklin, 58, Mt. Airy
Funeral services for Stanley Wayne Franklin, age 58 of Mt. Airy, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Scott Ledbetter and Rev ...

Hall

Howard Turner Anderson, 88, Oakwood
Mr. Howard Turner Anderson age 88 of Oakwood passed away on Thursday February 21, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services are s ...
Elizabeth Belton Dillishaw, 34, Gainesville
Elizabeth Belton Dillashaw, age 34, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019. She is survived by her children, Claire Dillashaw and Luke Dillashaw; father, Mar ...

Jackson

Sherry Lynn Garrett, 44, Nicholson
Mrs. Sherry Lynn Garrett, age 44, of Nicholson, GA died Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Grady Memorial Hospital.  Mrs. Garrett was born in Commerce to Bonnie Greene Lott of Nic ...

Other

Marjorie Van Morstein Fanning, age 98, of Atlanta, GA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Marjorie was born in 1920 to the late Herman and Mabel Van Morstein. M ...
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.