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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. May 31st, 2019

Forsyth

Karen May Eber, Cumming
Karen May Eber passed away peacefully on May 31, 2019 after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. Karen was born on December 19, 1957 in Oceanside, NY. She had a successful c ...
Lamar Martin, 76, Cumming
Pastor Lamar Martin passed away on May 31st at his home in Cumming, Georgia, at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sue Martin. He leaves behind his three dau ...

Habersham

Evelyn (Vicki) K. Peek, 83, Clarkesville
Evelyn (Vicki) K. Peek, age 83 of Clarkesville, passed away on Friday, May 31, 2019. Mrs. Peek was born in Cornelia, Georgia on October 14, 1935 to the late George Ernest and Ma ...
Phillip “Phil” Kenneth Perry, age 74 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Mr. Perry was born in Toccoa, Georgia on January 3, 1945 to the late Floyd a ...

Hall

Glenda Marie Erwin, 80, Alto
Glenda Marie Erwin, 80, of Alto, Georgia and formerly of Flora passed away Friday evening, May 31, 2019 at her home in Alto, Georgia. She was born on May 9, 1939 in Flora, the d ...
Charlie Evans, 88, Gainesville
Mr. Charlie Evans age 88 of Gainesville passed away on Friday May 31, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.        ...
Richard F. Kennemore, 85, Gainesville
 Richard Franklin Kennemore died Friday, May 31, 2019 at NEGMC following a brief illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Fannie (Boyd) Kennemore; Daught ...
Carroll Turner McGehee, 81, Gainesville
Mr. Carroll Turner McGehee, age 81, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Saturday, May 31 , 2019. Carroll was born in 1937, to the late Seymour and Minnie McGehee. He worked at Southeas ...

Jackson

John H. Fisher III, 72, Jefferson formerly of Greenville, Mississippi
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. John H. Fisher III, age 72, formerly of Greenville, Mississippi, who passed away peacefully on Friday, May 31, 2019, at his sister and ...
Allie Hill Allen, 75, Commerce
Mrs. Allie Hill Allen, age 75, of Commerce, GA died Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospice House.  Mrs. Allen was born in Homer to the late Joe and Leoala Chambers H ...

Lumpkin

Jimmy Armstrong, 79, Dahlonega
Mr. Jimmy Armstrong, age 79, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, May 31, 2019. Mr. Armstrong was born in Hall County on January 4, 1940 to the late William Robert and Annie Mae Arm ...
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.
Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88
People magazine reports that legendary television personality Regis Philbin has died at 88
Civil rights trailblazer C.T. Vivian to be laid to rest
The nation will pay its final respects Thursday to the Rev. CT Vivian
Remembering John Lewis, rights icon and `American hero'
John Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, has died
Kelly Preston, actor and wife of John Travolta, dies at 57
Actor Kelly Preston has died at age 57
Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83