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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Thu. May 23rd, 2019

Banks

Hunter Nathaniel-Casey, 6 m, Carnesville
Infant Hunter Nathaniel-Casey, 6 months old of Carnesville, GA passed away Friday, May 17, 2019. Born on December 21, 2018 in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of Kimberly Casey Evere ...

Barrow

David Alan McKinnon, 77, Statham
David Alan McKinnon, age 77, of Statham passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019.  Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706 ...
Doris Lee Milam Mertens, 90, passed away on May 23rd, 2019. Doris “Nana” as many called her was born on March 3, 1929 in Alexandria, LA and was the eldest of 8.  S ...

Gwinnett

Robert Lee Baisden, 58, Buford
Robert Lee Baisden, Jr., age 58, of Buford, GA passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee Baisden, Sr. and Ruby Frazier. He is survi ...
Michael Dwayne Countess, age 58, of Buford, GA passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Countess. Mr. Countess is survived by his wife o ...

Habersham

Betty Ruth Chapman Ward, 77, Cornelia
Mrs. Betty Ruth Chapman Ward, age 77, of Cornelia, Ga passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services a ...

Hall

Violeta Maria Carrion, 90, Flowery Branch
Violeta Maria Carrion, age 90, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Thursday, May 23, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-one years, Humberto Carrion, Jr. Sh ...
Joel McArthur Deaton, 76, Clermont
Mr. Joel McArthur Deaton, age 76, of Clermont, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019. Mr. Deaton was born in Gainesville to the late Leonard T. and Christine Hosch Deaton.  In ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Betty Yvonne Stone Weatherly, age 71, Athens, Georgia of the South Jackson Community, who passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Mrs ...

Lumpkin

CYNTHIA KAY (FERRIS) SCHUMANN, age 72, passed away peacefully at her home in Dahlonega, Georgia on the evening of Tuesday, May 7, 2019 with her husband Robert by her side. Cindi ...

Stephens

Jerry Hardin Sheriff, 76, Toccoa
Mr. Jerry Hardin Sheriff age 76 of Toccoa passed away Thursday May 23, 2019 at Brookside Assisted Living in Commerce. A son of the late Marvin and Morene Adams Sheriff, he was b ...
'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
Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75
Cokie Roberts, daughter of politicians who went on the become famous as a political reporter and analyst, dies at 75
Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75
Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment