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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jun 1st, 2019

Forsyth

Dorothy Nell Burress, 88, Cumming
Dorothy Nell Burruss, age 88, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Dorothy was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her parents,J ...
Edwin Graham Kennedy, 74, Cumming
Edwin Graham Kennedy 74, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on June 1, 2019. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Hom ...

Gwinnett

Anna Blanche Crompton Geraci, age, 80 of Buford, GA passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019. She is survived by her husband of twenty-five years, Louis Geraci of Buford, GA; children ...

Hall

Douglas Washington Chambers, 53, Murrayville
Douglas Washington Chambers, 53, of Murrayville, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on ...
Andrew Thomas Pearson, 67, Flowery Branch
Mr. Andrew Thomas Pearson, age 67, of Flowery Branch passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. Memori ...
Marilyn Dunn Moore, 91, Gainesville
Mrs. Marilyn Dunn Moore, 91 of Gainesville passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019. A lifelong resident of Hall County, she was the daughter of the late Roger and Woodie Dunn.&nbs ...
Thomas Leroy Pass, 84, Gainesville
Mr. Thomas Leroy Pass, 84 of Gainesville passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2 ...

Jackson

Sharline Louise Cranor, 80, Braselton
Sharline Louise Cranor, age 80, of Braselton passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019.  Survivors include her sons Richard John Cranor of CA, Daniel Enoch Cranor and wife Amy Kathry ...
Sharon Kay Cash, 64, Jefferson
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for  Sharon Kay Cash 64 of Jefferson who passed away Saturday June 1, 2019.  Survivors include her husband David Mark Cask of the ...

Lumpkin

Betty Morgan Kelley, 83, Dahlonega
Mrs. Betty Morgan Kelley, age 83, of Dahlonega, formerly of Cave City, AR, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her beloved family on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Betty was bo ...

White

Kathy Davis, 49, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Kathy Davis, age 49 of Cleveland, Georgia passed away on June 1, 2019. It was her wishes to be cremated. No services are planned at this time. ...
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
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