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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sun. Jun 2nd, 2019

Forsyth

Richard Earl Hoffman, 78, Cumming
Richard Earl Hoffman age 78, of Cumming, Georgia passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019. Care and trust placed in McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, ...
Betty Waters, 87, Cumming
Betty Waters, age 87, of Cumming, GA, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Betty “Nanny” had a gift of loving people, and if ...

Gwinnett

Lane Norman, Buford
It’s with a very heavy heart we announce the passing of Lane Norman. Lane was born in 1958 the son of Hawes and Lydia Norman. He earned scouting highest rank that of Eagle Sc ...

Habersham

Louise Smith Holcomb, 82, Baldwin
 Louise Smith Holcomb, age 82 of Mt. Airy, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Born in Mt. Airy, Georgia on March 28, 1937 to the late Harold and Marth ...
Xiane Phong, 63, Alto
Xiane Phong, age 63, of Alto, Georgia passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Survivors include his wife and children. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June ...

Hall

Francisco Gomez-Renteria, 61, Gainesville
Francisco Gomez-Renteria, 61, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019 following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2019 at St ...
Joshua Luke Johnson, 35, Flowery Branch
Joshua Luke Johnson, 35, formerly of Flowery Branch, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019. Josh was born on February 21, 1984 in Lapeer, Michigan, to his proud parents, Ernie and Sh ...
Daniel Varner, 79, Gainesville
Daniel Varner, 79, of Gainesville passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019 following a sudden illness. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Rucker Memor ...

Jackson

Billy Joe Linual Blocker, 88, Jefferson
Billy Joe Linual Blocker, age 88 of Jefferson, GA passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019.   Born on Sept. 22, 1930 in Dallas, TX, he was the son of the late Leonard Leon and M ...
Donna Lee Ramsey Dunn, 75, Hoschton
Donna Lee Ramsey Dunn, age 75, of Hoschton, GA passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Irene Ramsey. She is survived by her sons and d ...
Claudine Guyton Pressley, 80, Pendergrass
Ivie Funeral Home announces services for Claudine Guyton Pressley 80 of Pendergrass who passed away June 1, 2019.  Survivors include a brother James Jeffery Looney of Pendergr ...

Stephens

Rachel Faye Yarber Justice, age 70, of Toccoa, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Mrs. Justice was born on April 13, 1949 in Toccoa GA to the late Roy and Mary Yarber ...
Rachel Faye Yarber, 70, Toccoa
Rachel Faye Yarber Justice, age 70, of Toccoa, GA, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2019. Mrs. Justice was born on April 13, 1949 in Toccoa GA to the late Roy and Mary Yarber.&nbs ...

Towns

Charles Dawson, 81, Hiawassee
Charles Dawson, age 81 of Hiawassee, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019. Mr. Dawson was born November 10, 1937 in Watkinsville, GA. A loving man who was greatly loved. Charl ...
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