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Obituary Archive
Local Obits for Sat. Jul 6th, 2019

Forsyth

Estelle V. Rhodes, 88, Cummingq
Estelle V. Rhodes, 88, of Cumming, GA, formerly of Greenville, SC, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 6, 2019.  She was born August 9, 1930 in Cleveland, SC to the late Wil ...
Stanley John Sawicz, 86, Cumming
Stanley John Sawicz, age 86, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, July 6, 2019, surrounded by his family.  He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Mary Anne ...

Gwinnett

Jason Hill Gann, 47, Buford
Jason Hill Gann, age 47 of Buford, GA, died Saturday, July 6, 2019. Mr. Gann has been cremated and a memorial service will be held Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Hamilton Mi ...
Doris Rogers Eaves passed away July 6, 2019 at the home of her daughter in Charleston, SC. Mrs. Eaves was born June 12, 1926 in Rome, GA. She is predeceased by her parents, John an ...
Alejandro Agis Perez, 53, Norcross
Alejandro Agis Perez, 53, of Norcross passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday 10, July, 2019 at St. John Paul II Catholic Missi ...
Evelyn Buice Smallwood, 67, Suwanee
Evelyn Buice Smallwood, age 67, of Suwanee, GA passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve Smallwood; parents, Artis and Louise Buice; ...

Habersham

Albert R. McFall, 65, Clarkesville
Albert R. McFall, age 65 of Clarkesville, passed away on July 6, 2019. Born in Demorest, Georgia on October 30, 1954 to the late Marshall Franklin McFall and Mary Elizabeth Rame ...
A memorial service for Bobby Wayne Alewine, age 76 of Alto, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville with the Rev. Dwight Ogler of ...
Louise W. Williams, 76, Cornelia
Mrs. Louise W. Williams, age 76 of Cornelia, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Mrs. Williams was born on July 30, 1942 to the late Boysie Williams ...

Hall

Noe Gutierrez Cerna, 39, Gainesville
Noe Gutierrez Cerna, 39, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday 10, July, 2019 at St. John Paul II Catholic Mis ...
Francisco Hi-Navarrete, 25, Gainesville
Mr. Francisco Hi-Navarrete, 25, Gainesville passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday 10, July, 2019 at St. John Paul I ...
Eugenio Santoyo Serna, 35, Gainesville
Eugenio Santoyo Serna, 35, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday 10, July, 2019 at St. John Paul II Catholic M ...
Virgle David Crain, 76, Gainesville
Mr. Virgle David Crain age 76, of Gainesville, GA passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness. Funeral services will be ...
Robert Lee (Bobby) Hambrick, 75, Gainesville
Mr. Robert Lee (Bobby) Hambrick, 75, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at New Horizon’s Lanier Park following an extended illness. Funeral services will be ...
Dallas ‘Paige’ Hawkins Martin, age 59 of Gainesville born March 4, 1960, went home to be with the Lord on July 6, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Paige gre ...
Christina Jane Teer, 66, Gainesville
Christina Jane Teer, age 66, of Gainesville, GA, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2019 following a very long bout with cancer. Originally from Flint, MI, Chris also resided in ...

Jackson

Myra Malinda Kitchens, 61, Commerce
Mrs. Myra Malinda Kitchens, age 61, of Commerce died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.  Mrs. Kitchens was born in Commerce to the late, Farris ...
Lee Franklin Shelton age 93 of Talmo passed away Saturday July 6, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Shelton was born May 3, 1926 in Jackson County to the late Edd & Ila Brooks Shel ...

White

A memorial service for Raymond (Rick) Arza Post II, age 69, of Lake Burton, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the chapel of Cleveland Funeral Home with the Rev. M ...
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.