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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Wed. Jul 3rd, 2019

Banks

Albine Boshans, 77, Braselton
Albine Boshans, age 77, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  Funeral services will be held 5:00 pm Friday, July 5, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. The family ...

Forsyth

Jeffery Lamar Bagwell, 52, Cumming
Jeffery Lamar Bagwell, 52, of Cumming, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.  A lifelong resident of Forsyth County, Jeff was an avid hunter and ...
James Hugh “Bushhog” Elzey, 78, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019. James was a loving father and grandfather. He retired f ...
Marie Holbrook Groover, age 95, a native of Forsyth County, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019. She was married to Edward Groover for 61 years and was an Educator in Forsyth Count ...

Gwinnett

Irvin Benson Robinson, 80, Buford
Irvin Benson Robinson, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019. He is survived by children, Christo Robinson, Buford, Irvin Benson Robinson, Jr, Killeen TX, Faye ...
Vera Duggar, age 89, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett, her beloved home for over 5 years. Graveside Service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 6, ...

Habersham

Myrtle Louise Dozier Brigmond, age 84, passed away Wednesday July 3rd, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice of Cincinnati.   She ...
Nancy Jeanne Smith Wiltsee, age 75, of Pea Ridge Road, Cornelia, Georgia passed away Monday, July 1, 2019.   Born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 29, 1943, Ms. Wiltsee w ...

Hall

Harold Dean Thomas, 85, Gainesville
Harold Dean Thomas, 85, of Gainesville passed away July 3, 2019 following a brief illness. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 in the chapel ...
Mrs. Doris Standridge Chambers of Clermont passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 3rd, 2019 in Gainesville, Georgia, following a brief illness. Born on October 17, 1920 in Com ...
Mildred Gailey, 88, Gainesville
Mildred Gailey, 88, of Gainesville passed away July 3, 2019 following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, 2019 in the Chapel of ...
Patricia Ann Grindle, 71, Gillsville
Patricia Ann Grindle age 71 of Gillsville passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at her residence. Patricia Ann was born January 5, 1948 in Jackson County, Georgia to the late Colu ...
Celebration of Life Services for Mr. William Johnson, Sr. of Buford, Georgia will be held on July 5 ,2019, 11:00AM at Poplar Hill Baptist Church, 234 E Shadburn Ave, Buford, GA 305 ...
Gene Ashley Roberts, 79, Flowery Branch
Mr. Gene Ashley Roberts age 79 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday July 03, 2019 at his residence following a sudden illness.           Funeral s ...
Mrs. Rosa Roldan- Daza age 60 of Gainesville passed away on Wednesday July 03, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.               &n ...

White

William F. Diehl, Cleveland
Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services announces that Mr. William F. Diehl of Cleveland, Ga passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Arrangements are incomplete at this ...
William F. Diehl, III, 62 years old, passed away from congestive heart failure on July 3, 2019. Bill was born on February 1, 1957 to the late William F. Diehl, Jr. and ...
Beverly Yvonne Wells, 69, Cleveland
Mrs. Beverly Yvonne Wells (Foster), age 69 of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. Mrs. Wells was born in Douglas, Wyoming on November 23, 1950. She worked as a beloved ...
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
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.