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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Fri. Jun 21st, 2019

Dawson

Edsel "Eddie" Harm Muncy, 53, Dawsonville
Edsel "Eddie" Harm Muncy, 53, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019.  He was born to the late Roscoe and Jerusha Muncy.  He lived most of his ...
Dorothy Jean Riddle, 61, Dawsonville
Dorothy Jean Riddle, 61, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019.  Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.  

Forsyth

Ruby Harris Adcock, 80, Cumming
Ruby Harris Adcock, age 80, of Cumming, GA, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019. Ruby was a 1957 graduate of Forsyth High School and a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. She ...

Habersham

Judy Woodall McAllister, 72, Clarkesville
Judy Woodall  McAllister, age 72,   of Clarkesville, GA  went to her Heavenly home on Friday, June 21, 2019. Mrs. McAllister was born on September 5, 1946 in ...

Hall

Charles Humphries, 55, Flowery Branch
Mr. Charles Humphries, age 55, of Flowery Branch passed away Friday, June 21, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Gainesville, surrounded by his family. The family ...
James Ewing "Jim" Corbin, 79, Gainesville
Mr. James Ewing “Jim” Corbin, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial ...
Harold Glenn Lockeby, 85, Gainesville
Mr. Harold Glenn Lockeby, age 86 of Gainesville, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2019 following an extended illness. Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, June 23, 2019 at ...

Jackson

Elizabeth Hayes Kennerly, age 68, passed away at her home on Friday, June 21, 2019. Memorial Park Funeral Home Braselton Chapel, 5257 Green Street Hwy 53, Braselton, GA 30517 is ...
Howard Franklin “Frank” Leathers, Jr., age 97 of Hoschton, GA, died Friday, June 21, 2019. Funeral Service will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 2 PM at Hamilton Mill ...
James Edward Turpin, 67, Maysville
James Edward Turpin, age 67 of Maysville, GA passed away Friday, June 21, 2019. Born on Nov. 21, 1951 in Commerce, GA, he was the son of  Zelma Carroll Turpin and the late ...

Other

Weldon G. “Buddy” Richards, 92, of Tucker passed away Friday, June 21, 2019.  Buddy was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Cofer Brothers aft ...
Priya Subramanian, 43, Marietta
Ms. Priya Subramanian 43, of Marietta, GA passed away on June 21, 2019. Cremation services were at McDonald and Son Funeral Home on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Condolences may b ...

Stephens

Dwayne W. Bohannon, 71, Toccoa
The Acree-Davis Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Dwayne W.Bohannon Dwayne Bohannon: Toccoa, Ga. Mr. Dwayne W. Bohannon, age 71, residing on Rock Creek ...

White

Shirley Ann Ellison, 83, Helen
  Shirley Ann Ellison, age 83 of Helen, GA and Puryear, TN passed away Friday, June 21, 2019. Ms. Ellison was born November 17, 1935 in Tennessee to the late Ewel and Ma ...
Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85
The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut
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.