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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 ...
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