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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 17th, 2019

Barrow

Shaune Elise Kennedy Knowlton, 59, of Winder, GA, surrounded by the love of her family, passed away Wednesday, July 17 at her home. God has called her home after a short battle wit ...

Dawson

Henry Little, Sr, 89, Dawsonville
Henry Little, Sr., 89, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday July 17, 2019 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Born January 9, 1930 in North Carolina, he had been a resident of Dawson ...
Robert Vaughn Robbins, 60, Dawsonville
Robert Vaughn “Rob” Robbins, 60, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday July 17, 2019 following a sudden illness. Born March 1, 1959, Rob had been a resident of Dawson ...

Forsyth

Denise King McBrayer, 63, Cumming
Denise King McBrayer, 63, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019.  She leaves behind her parents, Aubrey and Rebecca King of Cumming; daughter, Blythe (Timmy) Jone ...
Bertha Louise Srpan, 78, Cumming
Bertha Louise Srpan 78, of Cumming, GA passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 surrounded by her family. Bertha is predeceased in death by her beloved husband James Srpan, her ...

Gwinnett

Alexandra “Sandra” Gibson, age 81 of Hoschton, GA, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Mrs. Gibson has been transported to Laird Funeral Home in Natchez, MS for services and ...
Edna Ann Haney, Buford
Edna Ann Haney was born April 25, 1931 to Ernest and Callie Mae Goodwin, and was one of eleven children from Aiken, SC. She passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Mrs. Haney was pre ...
Deborah A. Krewson, 64, Duluth
Deborah A. Krewson, 64, of Duluth, died Wednesday July 17.  Little & Davenport Funeral Home.
Emory Marion Sharpton, III, age 57, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019.  He was preceded in death by father, Emory M. Sharpton, Jr. Mr. Sharpton is survived by ...

Habersham

Walter Lee Whiting, 91, Demorest
Walter Lee Whiting, age 91 of Demorest, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. A life-long native of Habersham County, he was a son of the late Walt ...

Hall

Jimmy Gene Hill, 80, Clermont
            Mr. Jimmy Gene Hill, age 80, of Clermont, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019, peacefully at his home ...
Mark Ronald Richardson, 61, Murrayville
Mr. Mark Ronald Richardson age 61 of Murrayville, passed away on Wednesday July 17, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Memorial services ar ...
Boyd Samuel Butler, 79, Gainesville
Mr. Boyd Samuel Butler age 79 of Gainesville passed away Wednesday July 17, 2019 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Butler was born December 11, 1939 to the late Joe & ...
Montez Bagwell Cofer, 97, Flowery Branch
           Mrs. Montez Bagwell Cofer, age 97 of Flowery Branch, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 following a brief illne ...

Jackson

Bobby Gene Loden, 60, Commerce
Bobby Gene Loden, 60 of Commerce passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019.     Survivors include his wife, Shirley Elaine Loden. Son; Michael Mahoney of Troup, Tex ...
Harold Paul Payne, 88, Commerce
  Harold Paul Payne, 88 of Commerce passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Born in Gainesville, GA to the late William and Fannie Payne, he was a member of Commerce Church ...
Wynette Mason, 52, Commerce
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Ms. Wynette Mason, 52, of Commerce, Ga. who went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. She was preceded in deat ...
Donetta Sue Tinder Robertson, age 83, of Jefferson, GA passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2019.  She was preceded in death by husband, Carl Robertson, and son, Kenneth Dale Roberts ...

Lumpkin

Mrs. Gertrude Elizabeth Bell Fitts, age 92, of Dahlonega passed from this life and entered into her home with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 with her family at her ...

Other

Dr. Yoshio Takei, 81, Atlanta
Dr. Yoshio Takei, age 81, of Atlanta passed away on Wednesday July 17, 2019.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, ...

White

Lynn Marie Johnson, 60, Cleveland
Lynn Marie Johnson, age 60 of Cleveland, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Mrs. Johnson was born December 30, 1958 in California ...
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