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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jun 3rd, 2019

Banks

Tony Lamar Stephens, age 47 of Alto, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019. Born in Gainesville, Georgia on February 3, 1972 to the late Robert Lee and Lois Davidson Stephens. Mr. ...
Mildred Sanders Garrison, 85, Maysville
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Mildred Sanders Garrison, age 85 of Maysville, Georgia who entered into rest Monday, June 3, 2019.  Mrs. Garrison was born in Je ...

Dawson

Frances Gunter, Dawsonville
Frances Gunter of Dawsonville, Georgia passed away on June 3, 2019. Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 ...

Forsyth

Carolyn June Cunningham was born on Oct. 22, 1937 to her parents Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Pingley of Huttonsville, West Virginia, now deceased.  She is survived by her hus ...
Jewell Helen Burel, 92, Cumming
Jewell Helen Burel, 92, of Cumming passed away Monday, June 3, 2019.  Helen was a member of Cumming First United Methodist Church.  She is preceded in death by her husban ...

Gwinnett

Gene Treadwell, 90, Buford
Gene Treadwell, age, 90 of Buford, GA passed away June 3, 2019.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Nobie Treadwell; brothers, Loyce Treadwell, Mercer Tread ...

Habersham

Louise Eller, 84, Clarkesville
Mrs. Louise Eller, age 84, of Clarkesville, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019. “Lou” Eller was born in Sautee-Nacoochee to the late Otis and Maude York Cleveland. She ...
James "Jim" Roebuck, 75, Cornelia
James "Jim" Roebuck, age 75, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019. No Formal Services are planned at this time. Arrangements are in care of Whi ...

Jackson

Roy Gene Hibbitt, Sr, 65, Jefferson
Roy Gene Hibbitt, Sr age 65 of Jefferson passed away June 3, 2019. Mr. Hibbitt was born October 27, 1953 in Jackson, Tennessee to the late James Curtis & Jo Hilda Melton Hib ...
Blaine Allen Earon, 90, Hoschton
Blaine Allen Earon, age 90, of Hoschton passed away Monday, June 3, 2019. A Service of Celebration will be held at 11:00 am Friday, June 7, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  ...
Irene E. Pace, 81, Commerce
Mrs. Irene E. Pace, age 81, of Commerce, GA died Monday, June 3, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Pace was born in Commerce to the late Mell and Frances Williamson Cowart.  S ...

Other

Bobby Ray Hansford, 64, Bowman
Bobby Ray Hansford, age 64 of Bowman, GA passed away Monday, June 3, 2019.   Born on Dec. 17, 1954 in Athens, GA, he was the son of the late Phillip and Dorothy Sorrow H ...

White

Duane Eugene Holmes, 65, Helen
Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Duane Eugene Holmes, age 65 of Helen, Georgia passed away on June 3, 2019. A full obituary is being written by the family and will be publishe ...
Lee Elder, 1st Black golfer to play Masters, dies at age 87
Golf pioneer Lee Elder has died at the age of 87
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91
Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died
Betty Lynn, who was best known as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died at the age of 95
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Jane Powell, Hollywood golden-age musicals star, dies at 92
Jane Powell, who starred in Hollywood golden age musicals, has died
Michael Constantine of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' dies at 94
Michael Constantine, an Emmy Award-winning character actor who reached worldwide fame playing the Windex bottle-toting father of the bride in the 2002 film “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has died