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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 20th, 2019

Forsyth

Fred Tanner, 86, Cumming
Mr. Fred Tanner 86, of Cumming, GA passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019.   Visitation will be on Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5-7pm at McDonald and Son Funeral Home. ...

Gwinnett

Kay Harrington Pack, 73, Lawrenceville
Kay Harrington Pack, age 73, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gene and Hattie Harrington and brother, Gene Har ...
Kaylynn Ticas, 20, Lawrenceville
Kaylynn Ticas, age 20, of Lawrenceville, GA  passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019.  She is survived by her mother, Argelia Estrada Ticas, Lawrenceville; father,  Edwi ...
Caroline Butler Hughes, age 73, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019. She is survived by her husband of one and half years, Bill Hughes, Buford, GA; children, Ra ...

Hall

Shirley Louise Pippel Bower, 95, Gainesville
Shirley Louise Pippel Bower passed away at her home in Gainesville, GA. on July 20, 2019. Shirley was born on Ridge Avenue in Arnold, PA. on August 16, 1923 to Herbert Augustus Pip ...
Jerry D. Carpenter, 79, Oakwood
Jerry D. Carpenter, 79, of Oakwood passed away at his residence on Saturday, July 20, 2019 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday ...
Mr. Herman Preston DeLaPerriere, III of Hoschton passed away Friday, July 19, 2019. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Monday, July 22, 2019 from 5 ...
Mr. William Robert “Bill” Fletcher, age 80, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019. Mr. Fletcher was born in Burwell, GA on October 15, 1938. He attended ...
Clara Westbrooks Higgins, 99, Flowery Branch
Clara Westbrooks Higgins, age 99, of Flowery Branch, GA passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Higgins; parents, Wiley and Irene We ...

Lumpkin

Patricia Ann Cox, 87, Dahlonega
Mrs. Patricia Ann Cox, age 87, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019. Mrs. Cox was born in London, England on November 20, 1931 to the late Kenneth and Eileen Beatric ...

Other

Catherine Lanelle Grant Coons, 65, Tavares, Florida
Catherine Lanell Coons, age 65 of Tavares, Florida and Cleveland Georgia, went home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 20 2019. Mrs. Coons was born September ...

Stephens

Arzellia Crow Franklin, age 84 of Toccoa, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at New Horizons in Gainesville. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 11:00a ...
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98
The Rev. Joseph E
Harlem Globetrotters great Curly Neal dies at 77
Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died
Henry Skipper, former Flowery Branch mayor, dies at 96
Henry Skipper, a former mayor and city councilman for the city of Flowery Branch, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
Singer, actor, 'The Gambler': Kenny Rogers dies at 81
Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81
Former dean at Gainesville College dies
A former dean at what was then Gainesville College, Steve Gurr, has died at the age of 78.
Lyle Waggoner, foil on 'The Carol Burnett Show,' dies at 84
Lyle Waggoner, who played comic foil on “The Carol Burnett Show," has died
'Exorcist' actor Max von Sydow dies at age 90
Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died
Jack Welch, the GE chief who became a superstar, has died
Jack Welch, who transformed General Electric into a highly profitable multinational conglomerate, has died