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Obituaries & Related Stories

Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Mon. Jul 22nd, 2019

Dawson

Sandy L. Adams, 73, Dawsonville
Sandy L. Adams, 73, of Dawsonville passed away Monday July 22, 2019 at Northside Forsyth Hospital. Born June 14, 1946 in Atlanta, GA to the late J. T. and Estell Adams, he had l ...

Forsyth

Stephen Jones Grizzard, 66, of Clarkesville, passed away on July 22, 2019, at Northside Hospital after battling leukemia.  He was born in Atlanta on November 14, 1952, to the ...
Cheryl Ann Payne, 62, Cumming
Cheryl Ann Payne, age 62, of Cumming, GA passed away Monday, July 22, 2019. She is survived by her husband of thirty-three years, Donny C. Payne, Sr, Cumming, GA; children, Denise ...

Gwinnett

Veronica Patricia Johnson, 72, Lawrenceville
Veronica Patricia Johnson, age 72, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Veronica Johnson and son, David Johnson.&nb ...
Gracie Mae Bradley McKinney, age 74, of Buford, GA passed away Monday, July 22, 2019.  She was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Daniel; parents, James W. and Lucile Folds B ...
Jeanette Copas May, 74, Lawrenceville
Jeanette Copas May, age 74, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away July 22, 2019.  She is survived by her husband of thirty-seven years, Ron T. May, Lawrenceville, GA; son and da ...

Habersham

William Ernest Avery, 75, Cornelia
William Ernest Avery, age 75, of Cornelia, Georgia passed away Monday, July 22, 2019. Mr. Avery loved his family and enjoyed camping and fishing. He was the Owner of Avery’s ...

Hall

Jimmy Correa, 61, Gainesville
Jimmy Correa, 61, of Gainesville passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at his residence. The family will receive friends at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 fr ...
Susan Carol (Collins) Haynes, 61, Gainesville
Mrs. Susan Carol (Collins) Haynes, age 61, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Monday, July 22, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, following a battle with cancer.   ...

White

Heather Joann Summerour, 28, Cleveland
Heather Joann Summerour, age 28 of Cleveland, passed away Monday July 22, 2019. Mrs. Summerour was born on May 31, 1991, in Dahlonega, Georgia, to Stacy Lewis and Angela Lowe.&n ...
Blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
The blue-collar character actor Danny Aiello has died at age 86
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