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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Apr 12th, 2019

Banks

Born in Roanoke, Alabama on December 11, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Handley and Cora Fowler Smallwood. Margaret was a seamstress at Academy Garment. She was an avid rea ...

Barrow

Mrs. Georgia Mae Peppers was a longtime resident of Winder, Georgia. She attended Fair Street School in Gainesville, Georgia and worked as a Sunday School teacher. Mrs. Georgia Mae ...
Donald Stephen Rawlins, age 50, of Winder passed away Friday, April 12, 2019.  No services will be held at this time.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 305 ...

Forsyth

Richard Stent, 65, Cumming
Richard Stent, age 65 of Cumming, Georgia passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Mr. Stent was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. No services are planned at this time. Care a ...
Paul Willoughby, 76, Cumming
Paul Willoughby, age 76, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. No formal arrangements are planned at this time. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son Funeral ...

Gwinnett

Robert Joseph Logemann, age 90, of Buford, GA passed away on Friday, April 12, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carmen G. Logemann. He is survived by his children, Ja ...

Hall

Roderick Bryan (Rock) Hill, 57, Gainesville
Roderick Bryan (Rock) Hill, 57, was born on January 11, 1962 in Gainesville, GA to the late Mr. Willie R. Hill and Mrs. Doris Y. Hill. He departed this life and went to be with the ...
Marion Anderson Cantrell, 88, Gainesville
Marion Anderson Cantrell, better known by everybody as midnight. Was born September 8,1930. Departed this life on April 9,2019 , after and extended illness at the age of 88 yrs old ...
Merridy Wulz Gram, 71, Gainesville
  Mrs. Merridy Wulz Gram, 71, of Gainesville passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.  A Celebration of her life will be h ...

Jackson

George Ernest Sailors, 89, Commerce
Mr. George Ernest Sailors, age 89 of Commerce died Friday, April 12, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Sailors was born in Commerce to the late, Robert &ld ...

Lumpkin

Charles Irvin Baker, 71, Dahlonega
Charles Irvin Baker, age 71, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. Mr. Baker is survived by son Chris Baker; son and daughter-in-law Cody and Brooke Baker; gran ...
Francis Mae Griffin, 83, Dahlonega
Mrs. Frances Mae Griffin, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, April 12, 2019.    Complete funeral arrangements will be announced later by Anderson-Underwood Fu ...
Linda Cinderella Myers, 57, Dahlonega
Mrs. Linda Cinderella Myers, age 57, of Dahlonega passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019. Linda was born in Lumpkin County on April 28, 1961.  She was preceded in death by he ...

Other

Patsy B. Dickerson, 93, Sparta, Ga.
Patsy B. Dickerson, age 93, of Sparta, GA passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Dickerson, son, Tommy Dickerson, and daughter, Susan D ...

Stephens

Mr. Charles Donald Simmons, age 87, of Mize Road in Toccoa, Georgia passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at the home. A son of the late Russell and Maude Crenshaw Simmons, he was ...

White

Thomas Churchwell, 77, Cleveland
  Retired Major Thomas Churchwell, age 77, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. Mr. Churchwell is survived by his wife, LaDonna, his son Tommy and wife Mich ...
Clyde Marie Dispain, 72, Cleveland
Mrs. Clyde Marie Dispain, age 72 of Cleveland, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. Mrs. Dispain was born on June 1, 1946 in Centre, Alabama to the late Joel and Nettie Allen Med ...
Mrs. Beatrice Judy Westmoreland, age 94, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. Mrs. Westmoreland was born on Christmas Eve 1924 to the late Perry and Jane Nix Winkle ...
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
Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76
Mary Wilson, the longest-reigning original Supreme, has died at 76 years old
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. dies at 67
Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks Jr. has died after battling prostate and other cancers
Oscar winner, ‘Sound of Music’ star Christopher Plummer dies
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award winner in history, has died
Hal Holbrook, prolific actor who played Twain, dies at 95
Award-winning character actor Hal Holbrook who toured the world as Mark Twain in a one-man show and uttered the immortal advice “Follow the money” in the political thriller “All the President’s Men,” has died
'Saved by the Bell' star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with cancer