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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. Apr 4th, 2019

Banks

Geraldine Mason, age 79, of Banks County, Georgia passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019 following a brief illness.  Ms. Mason was born on March 12, 1940 in Banks County, G ...

Forsyth

Ollie Hillgartner, 89, Cumming
Ollie Hillgartner, age 89, of Birmingham, Alabama, formerly of Cumming, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019.  Mrs. Hillgartner along with her husband was founding mem ...
Grace O'Neill, 88, Cumming
Ms. Grace O'Neill, 88, of Cumming, GA passed away on Thursday, April 4, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.c ...
Mary Theresa Puleo, 95, Cumming
Mary Theresa Puleo of Cumming, Georgia, went to be with Jesus on April 4, 2019 at the age of 95. Mary was born in Albany, New York on October 15, 1923.  She was the daughte ...
Lamar Ross, 66, Cumming, formerly of Macon
Lamar Ross, age 66 of Cumming, Georgia formerly of Macon, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019. The family will receive friends starting at 1PM and a service following ...

Gwinnett

Alexander Marion Toth, 20, Lawrenceville
Alexander Marion Toth, age 20, of Lawrenceville, GA, passed away, Thursday, April 4, 2019.  He is survived by his parents, Trevor and Sara Milner Toth, Lawrenceville, GA; sist ...
Bobby 'Bob' P. Carter, 77, Berkeley Lake
Funeral services for Bobby “Bob” P. Carter, age 77 of Berkeley Lake, GA, will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Chapel.  Rev. Conni ...

Hall

Helen Gillespie, 88, Gainesville
Helen Gillespie age 88 of Gainesville passed away on Thursday April 04, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be scheduled at a later date. ...
Clifton Ray McCray, 67, Oakwood
Mr. Clifton Ray McCray age 67 of Oakwood passed away on Thursday April 04, 2019 at his residence following a sudden illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday April 07, ...
Mr. John William Satterfield, known also as Chub, went to his heavenly home on April 4, 2019.  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Memorial ...
Spencer Allen Englett, 29, Gainesville
Sheriff’s Deputy Mr. Spencer Allen Englett 29, of Gainesville, GA passed away on Thursday, April 4th, 2019. Spencer was a Deputy Sheriff with the Forsyth County, Georgia S ...
Helen Ransom Gillespie, 88, Gainesville
Mrs. Helen Ransom Gillespie, age 88, of Gainesville passed away on Thursday April 04, 2019 at her daughter’s residence following an extended illness. Funeral services are ...
Ruby Cathren Grindle, 91, Murrayville
Mrs. Ruby Cathren Grindle age 91 of Murrayville passed away on April 4, 2019 in the home of her daughter. Mrs. Grindle was born to the late Alfred and Amy Couch and lived most of h ...
Mark Moss, 63, Gainesville
Mark Moss, age 63, of Gainesville, GA passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019. He was preceded in death by father, Thomas Watson Moss, Jr, and sister, Linda Moss Coggins. Mr. Moss is s ...

Lumpkin

Julia Elizabeth Pfau, 94, Dahlonega
Mrs. Julia Elizabeth Pfau, age 94, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Mrs. Pfau was born in Mobile, Alabama on April 15, 1924 to the late Thoma ...

Rabun

Lindbergh Bass, 83, Clayton
Lindbergh Bass, age 83, of Bell, Florida passed away on April 4, 2019. Lin, as all knew him, was born to the late Mr. Everette Bass and the late Mrs. Julia Sapp Bass, on July 4, ...
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.