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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Feb 3rd, 2019

Forsyth

Kevin Scot Ashfield, 62, Cumming
Kevin Scot Ashfield, age 62, of Cumming, GA passed away on February 3, 2019. He is survived by his wife, Sheryl Harmon Ashfield of 32 years; daughter, Regina Claire Ashfield; broth ...
Albert Donald (Don) Turner, Jr., 62, of Cumming passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019.  Don was a salesperson with John Bleakley Ford and had earlier owned and operated Traveli ...
John Andrew Makosky, 84, Cumming
John Andrew Makosky, 84, of Cumming passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the Oaks at Hampton following a period of declining health. Born July 24, 1934 in Montville, NJ ...
Jerald A. Martasin, 56, son of Donna Martasin-Kendall and the late Edwin S. Martasin, passed away February 3, 2019. Jerald (Jerry) is survived by his wife, Margarita, and son, E ...

Gwinnett

Carl Claude Stewart, 81, Hoschton
Carl Claude Stewart, age 81, of Hoschton, GA passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019. He is survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, Marie Stewart, Hoschton, GA; daughters, Carla ...
Beth Harwood Brock, 62, Dacula
Beth Harwood Brock, age 62, of Dacula, GA, passed away, Sunday, February 3, 2019.  She was preceded in death for her father, Billy Ray Harwood.  Mrs. Brock is survived by ...

Habersham

Jackson

Steven Curtis Wadsworth, 36, Hoschton
Steven Curtis Wadsworth, age 36, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019.  Steven was a member of the IBEW Local 613 in Atlanta, he was a fisherman and a hunter.  ...
William Bryan Jackson, 51, Jefferson
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. William Bryan Jackson, age 51 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Sunday, February 3, 2019. Mr. Jackson was born in Ft. L ...

Lumpkin

Homer Henry Dockery, 88, Dahlonega
Mr. Homer Henry Dockery, age 88, of Dahlonega, passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019. Mr. Dockery was a native lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.  He was born on February ...
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