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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Mar 9th, 2019

Forsyth

William James “Bill” Bent died on March 9, 2019 in Buford, GA at the age of 87. Bill is survived by his wife, Dottie of GA, daughters, Cheri Fagalde, Susie Thier and ...
Joan Claudine Cook, 80, Cumming
Joan Claudine Cook, age 80, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Joan loved to read and watch movies. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Clau ...
Dorothy Mae King, 94, Cumming
Dorothy Mae King, age 94, of Cumming, Georgia, passed away March 9, 2019, the day before her 95th birthday. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents: Grace and Lawrence Higgins, ...

Gwinnett

Stephanie Lauren Ellis, age, 45 of Dacula, GA passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019. She was preceded in death by her father, Eddie Buckles and grandparents, Mildred and Quitman P ...
Avis Hodges, 68, Buford
Avis Hodges, age 68, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Edna Hodges. She is survived by her children, Robert ...

Habersham

Cheryl Grace Powers House, age 64 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on January 29, 1955, she was a daughter of Sophie Clower ...

Hall

Nancy Green, 91, Murrayville
Nancy Green, age 91, of Murrayville, Georgia, formerly of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019. The family will receive friends Sunday, March 17 from 12:30 P ...
Dean Dillard Gregory, 88, Braselton
Mr. Dean Dillard Gregory, age 88, of Braselton died on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Landmark Hospital in Athens, GA. Graveside  services with full military honors will be held a ...

Jackson

Mr. William Harvey “Pete” Mintz, age 90, of Maysville, GA died Friday, March 8, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Mintz was born in Maysville t ...
Tara Marie Panek, 32, Hoschton
Tara Marie Panek age 32 of Hoschton passed away Saturday March 9, 2019 at her residence. Mrs. Panek was born December 7, 1986 in Marietta, Georgia. She was a homemaker and a mem ...

Lumpkin

Roy Joseph Polaske, 71, Dahlonega
Roy Joseph Polaske, age 71, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019. Visitation will be from 11AM to 4PM, Thursday, March 14, 2019, with a Celebration of Life Ser ...
Todd Eugene Shirley, 46, Dahlonega
Todd Eugene Shirley, 46, of Dahlonega passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his residence. Todd was employed in the catering industry and was an avid sports enthusiast who love ...
Timothy Wayne Wyatt, 54, Dahlonega
Timothy Wayne Wyatt, age 54, of Dahlonega was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 9, 2019.  Tim was born August 29, 1964 in Bristol, Tennessee and had lived in ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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